James Goi, Jr. joined host Xolani Kacela for a conversation on Take On Faith from his home in San Diego, California. During the talk, Goi discussed his interesting faith journey. He grew up in a Catholic family in New Jersey and made his way to California as a young adult. Much of the conversation focused on his book, The New Normal. During this episode of Take on Faith, Goi was reflective and engaging. He provided deep insights into how human beings live in the world using spirituality as a guide. He lives by his own principles developed over many years of study.
At the end of the February 17, 2021 edition of Speak Up, Las Cruces, Peter and Walt talked about a couple of current issues, but took some extra time to remember Miguel Silva on the occasion of his birthday. Kari Bachman joined them later in the half hour.
Peter and Walt took a look at the city’s move toward electric vehicles with Las Cruces City Councilor Gill Sorg and City Fleet Manager Richard DeWitt.
Hosts Walt Rubel and Peter Goodman discussed the pending bill that would become the New Mexico Civil Rights Act. Joining us will be Sheriff Kim Stewart, District Attorney Gerald Byers, attorney Zack Kelin, Institute for Justice attorney Keith Neely and The Innocence Project State Policy Director Laurie Roberts.
Lisa Lucca talks with film director Ross Marks about the upcoming Las Cruces International Film Festival March 3-7, 2021, and his new movie Walking with Herb, filmed in Las Cruces
The lack of affordable and accessible broadband in New Mexico is an issue that Nan Rubin has covered extensively on Cafe con Leche. As this legislative session contemplates some new legislation to support expanded broadband service throughout the state, Nan invited Lori Martinez from Ngage New Mexico and Erica Sarova from the Center for Community Analysis, to talk about the importance of their campaign #ConnectNM in advocating to support this legislation.
The Australian Open Tennis Tournament is being played without line judges this year to reduce the number of people in the arena. And it’s much better. A computerized camera system shows exactly where the ball bounced. There’s no more arguing about the call, so the game goes much faster. And we don’t have to worry about those poor folks lined up against the wall with 150 mph serves whizzing by their noggins. Which makes me wonder if we’ve seen that last of line judges, at least in the big tournaments where they can afford the technology.
Host MaryAnn Digman recaps the Covid-19 facts and figures for Dona Ana County, New Mexico and the US.
Host Randy Harris is privileged to share a thoughtful conversation with local social activist Elisa Sanchez. Together they explore why we think the way we do about equity, economics, government, and politics. The conversation peeks at "human nature", our capacity to look within for clarity, and personal responsibility for demonstrating in our own lives, the principles and values we hold most dear.
Stuart Kelter interviews Dwight Pitcaithley, the former Chief Historian of the National Park Service, about the NPS's history and its three-fold mission of preservation, research, and education, with the last segment focusing on the controversies surrounding Civil War monuments.
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