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.
Nafees Hamid talks to terrorists and their families in order to understand who’s vulnerable to radicalization and why … and how nations, institutions, and families can intervene.
Caroline Fraser is author of the new, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography Prairie Fires, the story of author of the Little House books, and the story of the ecological, economic, and political dramas resulting from the opening of the frontier.
From gritty neorealism to philosophical humor to animation, Cinefesta Italia showcases the contemporary Italian film scene. We talk to producer/director Luca Ceccarelli about new Italian cinema and its deep history.
New Mexico secretary of state Maggie Toulouse-Oliver talks about what it takes to run fair and accurate elections and to register all eligible voters…and we talk about her office’s responsibilities to oversee ethics among state officials.
Artist and performer Eddie Vitch came from a small town in Poland, found success in Paris, and made his way to Los Angeles, only to be deported back to Europe during the rise of the Third Reich. His story of survival is unique and enigmatic.
So says education expert Diane Ravitch. She gives us a reasonable — and scathing — indictment of the charter school movement, its underlying profit motive, and its ultimate failure to improve public education or serve students.
From small-town America to Swiss seminary to California politics, Bill Press has sought a life of public service. He talks about his work as co-host of CNN’s Crossfire, and our current political problems and possibilities.
David Epley, also known as Doktor Kaboom, talks about his live show, Doktor Kaboom! It’s Just Rocket Science at the Lensic Center for Performing Arts on Sunday, April 8. And Lensic director Joel Aalberts, Executive Director of the Lensic, talks about his programming philosophy and education programs.
This federal agency kills over three million animals every year, many of them native species. Why are they killing, and how are they doing it? We talk to Wild Earth Guardians which investigates the agency, and we also discuss wildlife trapping in NM.