Maasai men once hunted lions as a rite of passage. Now they’re conserving lions and other wildlife, promoting gender equality, and finding a balance between modern and traditional ways of life–with grace and creativity.
Neoliberal economics is a flawed theory, according to economists Sam Bowles and Wendy Carlin of the Santa Fe Institute. They offer an alternative theory and practice of a more nuanced–and fair–economics.
World-renowned director wrote the libretto for Dr. Atomic over a decade ago. But this year is the first time it’s being performed in New Mexico, at the Santa Fe Opera — in plain sight of Los Alamos, where the nuclear bomb was invented.
We discuss the Santa Fe Opera symposium on Dr. Atomic, featuring authors, artists, survivors, and others grappling with the disastrous of atomic weapons.
Stuart Ashman and Jason Silverman of the Center for Contemporary Arts talk about saving The Screen movie theater and the power of the arts for people of all ages.
Susan Turetsky has been mediating disputes between landlords and tenants for over two decades, and she knows the letter of the law better than anyone in the state. We talk about the common—and uncommon—issues that arise, and how to prevent problems before they happen.
Global Outreach Doctors is a Santa Fe-based group of medical practitioners who travel to disaster areas around the world to provide crisis care. We talk about the upcoming mission to a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh.
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?
Over 2000 children have been taken away from their parents at the US-Mexico border. Hear what a pediatrician and a child development professor have to say about the dangers of this kind of trauma to children and families.
Mark Sundeen Author of The Unsettlers: In Search of the Good Life in Today’s America, profiles three families who went back to the land while remaining very much connected with society.