Well…yes. Fascism has always been with us, as author and Yale professor Jason Stanley describes in his most recent book — for example, Hitler was inspired by our Jim Crow laws. We discuss the elements of fascist thinking, how to spot them, and how to fight back.
We hear daily that our nation is “polarized.” But there are important areas of collaboration and common ground that are happening under the radar. MacArthur genius Gary Paul Nabhan‘s work brings together environmentalists and food producers — with exciting results.
Ticks are tiny, eight-legged creatures who are proliferating as the climate warms. They carry an array of diseases that can disable and even kill–and our health providers and public health systems have yet to fully address the gravity of the threat.
Author William Powers and his wife and baby daughter moved to Bolivia, bought five acres of land in a small town, and set out to live a simpler, more balanced life, in community and closer to nature. We discuss the pitfalls, successes, and underlying ideals of these choices.
We talk to Ana Pacheco about her new book, Pueblos of New Mexico, and to three local writers about a new literary space called The Living Room.
Lydia Cacho is a pioneer among Mexican journalists, having paved the path for women to take on hard core investigative stories. Marcela Zendejas is a documentary filmmaker and human rights activist whose web docuseries highlights Cacho’s work with children.
We discuss the Santa Fe Opera symposium on Dr. Atomic, featuring authors, artists, survivors, and others grappling with the disastrous of atomic weapons.
Archaeologist Robert L. Kelly talks about the evolution of human society, from tools through culture, agriculture, and government. But what’s next … annihilation or a new world?
Who was James Joyce, why is his 1922 novel Ulysses still so influential today, and why do Joyce’s fans celebrate June 16 every year as “Bloomsday”? Find out all that and so much more, as we talk to three local hard core Joyce geeks.
Long-time New Mexico state senator Dede Feldman talks about grassroots economic development, from health care to housing to education, and the creative innovators who are moving our state forward.