Rolf Halden studies the impact of dangerous chemicals on human health.
Viki Harrison of Common Cause New Mexico on about the infrastructure that makes our democracy work, what happens when it fails, how New Mexico is doing, and how we could improve for the benefit of all citizens.
Doug Crabtree and Anna Jones Crabtree are first generation farmers using innovative approaches to larger-scale production agriculture–both as stewards of the land, and as pioneers in new approaches to the food business.
That’s right, seven of them–from HIV/AIDS to resistant strains of bacteria, viruses, flus, and lyme disease. Dr. Mark Jerome Walters talks about the human role in causing and aggravating those diseases by our poor handling of ecosystems.
Find out here, as Santa Fe New Mexican journalists Milan Simonich and Andrew Oxford talk about the last legislative session — everything from the spaceport to budgets to public safety to license plates.
We talk with mayor-elect Alan Webber about his campaign, his hopes for the city, and his ideas for everything from affordable housing to the film industry to citizen engagement.
Josh Horwitz has been working toward sensible gun safety regulations for decades. We talk about the divisions and politics in our country, what’s happening on the state level, and the conversation about guns since the Parkland, Florida massacre.
That’s the name of the gripping new book by Nancy McLean, Duke University historian, who tells the story of the cycles of US history and the ongoing attempts by the wealthy to shape government in a way that benefits them at the expense of the majority — without the majority knowing they’re doing it.
Geographer Nathan Sayre talks about homesteaders, hubris, and healing … and the challenges facing public and private lands and the people and creatures who inhabit them.
Are there underlying laws of biological organisms, as there are laws of physics? What fundamental rules govern living things, and how do these rules map onto human-created communities? Geoffrey West walks us through these questions, and their far-reaching implications for long-term sustainability.