Dr. Mona El-Farra has been practicing medicine for decades, working with trauma survivors, and advocating for things like clean water and places for children to play.
Sandra Postel is an expert on water, and on balancing the needs of water users in creative ways, so that both wildlife and food can flourish. Yes, it can be done. And needs to be done a whole lot more.
Counselor Tatiana Smith has started a podcast for people of color, to challenge the stigma around mental health care that many carry, and to help people become more resilient in the face of our current challenges.
What happens when citizens vote for something and elected officials withhold it? Santa Fe, NM, is dealing with how people vote in the upcoming city council and mayoral elections.
Deena Metzger has been an activist all her life. A poet, writer, teacher, and healer, she takes her work on as a life journey with a commitment to depth of feeling and beauty as well as political action.
Is it possible to have a robust economy that does not lead to massive ecosystem destruction? Stuart Scott is an ecosocial strategist, and what he has to say is outside today’s mainstream of political and economic thinking. But he may just be right. Listen and decide for yourself.
… is a group of young people in Santa Fe, NM, who are doing climate change activism. Teenager Marina Weber started writing a book when she was 9, and it’s been published… and she’s working on a sequel!
Terry Tempest Williams and Brooke Williams talk about staying sane in wild lands, buying gas leases to protect land, and resistance through writing.
… is the name of Jordan Flaherty‘s book about the Savior Mentality, and the problems that self-styled savior activists pose to getting the real work done … and what better alternatives look like.
…seems possible, at least when you’re talking to Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies. She asks reasonable questions like, What would it take to transition to a less militaristic, diplomacy-based foreign policy?