For over a hundred years, there have been attempts to damn and divert the Gila river in NM, and so far none of them has succeeded. We explore the potential ecological and economic impacts of the current proposed diversion.
Congresswoman Deb Haaland supports it, as do innumerable young people and veteran climate activists alike. Hear Haaland as well as youth activist Hannah Laga-Abramand environmental activist Craig O’Hare, as they talk about their perspectives on climate mitigation.
David Osher has devoted his life to building an education system that respects and meets the needs of all students, and that allows more successful structures to replace outdates ones. We talked to him during his recent visit to New Mexico.
Juries are finding that Monsanto’s Roundup is a dangerous carcinogen–and that the company has been misrepresenting its toxicity. Author Carey Gillam talks about her book Whitewash, the efforts to hold Monsanto accountable, and a vision for an agriculture that doesn’t rely on heavy chemical use.
As local journalism dwindles nationwide, Searchlight NM is a model of powerful investigative journalism that after only one year is having a real effect on New Mexico politics and policy.
All the latest news from all over the state with veteran journalist Steve Terrell–you may be surprised when you find out what’s going on!
Lilly Ledbetter was one of the first woman managers hired by Goodyear Tire. She battled sexual harassment, job discrimination, and unequal pay–with a practical and gutsy attitude, from Alabama to the Supreme Court, to the halls of Congress, and finally the White House.
The Clean Water Act of 1972 established policies for cleaning up our nation’s water ways. Now these rules are being gutted–with potentially dire consequences for arid states like New Mexico. Rachel Conn of Amigos Bravos gives us an update.
Salvatore Scibona‘s novel, The Volunteer, is an exquisitely observed and crafted novel that tells the stories of the people and events leading up to a crime in which a little boy is left alone in an airport, speaking a language that nobody understands.
Ben Goldfarb is a “beaver believer.” In his new book, Eager, he writes about the historical role of beavers in the ecosystems of the entire North American continent, how they were nearly wiped out, and why many communities are brining them back—and with them lusher wetlands and healthier rivers.