Is our society evolving, or eroding, or both? We talk with deep thinker, activist, and prolific author Terry Tempest Williams‘ about her new book of essays, Erosion: Essays of Undoing.
Historian C.J. Alvarez tells the history of the border through it many building projects — designed both to keep people (and cattle) out of the US and to facilitate the flow of commodities in both directions.
Most New Mexicans have little or no savings when they retire, and Social Security won’t be enough to cover even the basics. Think New Mexico’s Fred Nathan talks about some straightforward proposals that would change that.
This wolf was almost extinct due to a decades-long anti-predator program, but since the passage of the Endagered Species Act, the species has come back–but with opposition, politics, and poaching. US Fish and Wildlife Service biologist Dave Parsons tells the story.
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.
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.
We talk to Santa Fe City Council Candidates for districts 2 and 4. Districts 1 and 3 have uncontested races this year. Find out what drives the candidates, where they stand on the issues, and what their vision is for the city.
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
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.
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.