Navigating the public health—and economic—pandemic
Many of our “essential workers” pay into the unemployment system but get nothing back when they’re unemployed—because of their immigration status. We talk to organizer Marcela Diaz about the challenges—and opportunities—of the global pandemic.
Surviving and thriving in N.M.—during crisis times and beyond
How do you improve county infrastructures and systems so that they serve 100% of the people–especially during times of crisis? We talk to authors-activists Dr. Katherine Ortega Courtney and Dominic Cappello about places in New Mexico that are working out exactly this question.
Measuring the spread
The way things spread–whether a virus, a rumor, or a forest fire–is pretty much the same mathematically. We talk to Dr. Stuart Kauffman about the actual amount of social distancing it takes to halt the spread.
Erosion: A conversation with Terry Tempest Williams
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.
Doctors to the rescue
Andrew Lustig, founder and president of Global Outreach Doctors, talks about sending physicians and integrative medicine practitioners to the Democratic Republic of Congo, where gender violence and rape are pervasive.
Constructing the U.S.-Mexico border
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.
Santa Fe New Mexican
Award-winning radio host Mary-Charlotte Domandi partners with the Santa Fe New Mexican, the oldest newspaper in the West, to bring you in-depth interviews on subjects from politics to the arts to science and nature. We bring you two podcasts a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and available any time you want to listen.
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