The fossil fuel boom comes with costs–high housing prices, inadequate infrastructure, workers in “man camps,” and environmental issues. Santa Fe New Mexican reporter Jens Erik Gould reports
We talk to producers, directors, and actors in this year’s festival, with themes that include Native American adoption, a Louisiana faith healer, the Standing Rock protests, and a housewife and mother going over the edge.
An exhibit traces the history of childhood in New Mexico over the last century. We talk with photographer Don Usner and writer Bill DeBuys about what these images say about our past–and future.
Dr. Ross Greene, author of NY Times Bestsellers, Lost in School and The Explosive Child, talks about how to help even the most difficult kids learn without punishing them.
We talk to director Alix Hudson about the Santa Fe productions of three plays by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes–they follow the life of a man from his youth as a Marine, through addiction, reflection, and search for meaning.
Who are the adults in the room? The kids, apparently. We talk to four young New Mexicans taking action against climate disruption. They’re part of a world-wide climate strike on September 20.
There are no limits to what a group of women can do when they get together–and organize. Corrine Sanchez of Tewa Women United tells about three decades of activism, mutual support, and social change.
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.
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.
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.