What do you do if you see illegal, unethical, or wasteful activities in your government job? If you speak out what will happen–to those at fault, and to you? Political scientist Allison Stanger‘s new book recounts a history of whistleblowers and what’s at stake today.
We talk to Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation president and CEO, Jenny Parks, about the Foundation’s work to further education in northern New Mexico.
Heartfelt thanks to the LANL Foundation for sponsoring the Radio Cafe in 2019.
A chat with mixologist and culinary maven Natalie Bovis about Thanksgiving dinner. We talk about food choices, recipes, cocktails, and how to enjoy the day even if you’re doing all the cooking!
Fred Hampton was a young, charismatic, and brilliant leader in Chicago’s black community when he was gunned down by the police. We talk to Hampton’s attorney and biographer Jeffrey Haas, on the 50th anniversary of Hampton’s death.
Photographer Michael Berman‘s black and white photographs tell the story of life and land on the border, and his essays reveal what happens behind the camera.
Henry Shukman grew up in an academic family and was on the path to an academic career, but a mystical experience and the spontaneous healing of a chronic illness set him on a different path.
Are we rapidly approaching the day when artificial intelligence will be smarter than the people who invented it? What are the benefits of AI, and what are the dangers? We talk to computer scientist Melanie Mitchell about her new book.
A sustainable brewpub in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania…a farm-to-table restaurant in Sitka, Alaska…these are just two of the places author Mark Winne takes us to in his new book, Food Town, USA: Seven Unlikely Cities That are Changing the Way We Eat.
Joan Myers‘ new book of photographs, Where the Buffalo Roamed: Images of the New West, explores the decaying icons, strange cultural juxtapositions, and the myths that underly our sense of place in the American West.
That’s the name of Mona Malec’s one-woman show, a story about having a transgender child in a world where acceptance and understanding are hard won. We talk to Mona and director Rod Harrison.