An eight-year-old girl died at the hands of her own mother. Could this have been prevented by better oversight and intervention? Dr. Katherine Ortega Courtney‘s new book is about how many children’s lives could be saved and improved.
Some say its snake oil. Others say it cured them of serious illness. Is it placebo? Is it scientific? Filmmaker Laurel Chiten‘s documentary explores these questions and surrounding controversies.
Joel Benson applied his training in holistic management to his business, and then to the government of his small town where he was mayor for eight years. The results are inspiring — and remind us of the power of systems thinking.
Teen suicide defies efforts to find patterns and predictability–but it shatters families, schools, and communities. We talk to Searchlight New Mexico’s Nick Pachelli about the story of Albuquerque teen Aurra Gardner.
Tens of thousands of migrants are waiting — on both sides of the border — for their asylum cases to be heard. But they face many challenges, both legal and logistical, to being heard.
Virtually everybody makes quick judgments about others based on insufficient information. But what are the consequences of those judgments in the criminal justice system–police, courts, and prisons? We talk to Barnard College – Columbia University and Santa Fe Institute professor Rajiv Sethi.
While cows can be destructive, they can also be effective management tools for improving land health. We talk to Rodrigo Sierra Corona about his work to improve grasslands and preserve species at the Santa Lucia Conservancy.
Until Mike Wallace, TV journalism was rather tame … but Wallace inaugurated a new era in which politicians, celebrities, and everyone else was put under the spotlight. A new documentary follows his life from his early years through 60 minutes.
How do we think about the future in precarious, uncertain times?
Searchlight New Mexico’s April Reese on the effects of toxic chemicals from Cannon Air Force Base on local groundwater—and the severe toll these toxins have taken on both the viability of a dairy business and the health of its owner.