Satya Emanuel is the guest on this Take On Faith episode. She/they is/are a Unitarian Universalist minister. Emanuel joined host Xolani Kacela for a lively discussion about the Day of Silence which honors LGBTQ people and their life struggles. Emanuel identifies as a bi/pansexual person. She is married and a mother of 3-month-old Ari. The conversation covered a variety of topics. They included how gender and sexual orientation intersect with spirituality and church life.
Walt Rubel makes his return, reviewing the week's top news stories, summarizing what happened during the most recent city council meeting, and talks to Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima.
Writing and performance educator, publisher, and award-winning author Lynn C. Miller joined Lynn Moorer to discuss her mystery novel, The Unmasking, a story of university politics, intrigue, dark comedy, and melodrama featuring a trio of friends and colleagues who, after a college dean dies in a suspicious accident, try to puzzle out who is behind his death. While participating as historical characters in a six-day Chautauqua at a lodge near Silver City where odd occurrences take place in a small community of people, they cogitate about the motives and real personalities of each woman portraying a character and their possible connection to the dean’s death. When the dean’s widow is found unconscious in the mountainous woods, a hidden relationship is revealed.
Peter and Walt discussed regenerative agriculture, healthy soils, and climate change with Ray Archuletta and David Johnson, two important innovators who’ve thought a lot about these issues and will be speaking Wednesday evening as part of the NM SUCCESS series. (The link for the webinar will be posted at https://sustainability.nmsu.edu/nmsuccess.)
Co-hosts Peter Goodman and Walter Rubel discussed Tuesday’s jury verdict in the Chauvin trial, and related issues, with Bobbie Greene, President of the NAACP County Chapter, and criminal defense attorney Michael Stout.
In his 2007 book, former CIA Director George Tenet boasts that the first U.S. covert teams were in Afghanistan 16 days after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. “Less than two and a half months later, a core group of 90 CIA paramilitary officers, along with a small number of special forces units, in combination with Afghan militias and supported by a massive aerial bombardment by the U.S. military, had defeated the Taliban and killed or captured one quarter of Usama bin Ladin’s top lieutenants, including his military commander, Mohammed Atef, a key player in the 9/11 attacks,” Tenet wrote. “Kabul had been liberated and Hamed Karzai named president by a national council. Afghanistan would be CIA’s finest hour.”
GRIP Executive Director and Earth Matters co-producer Allyson Siwik talks to Sarah Pierpont, Executive Director of the NM Recycling Coalition and Chris Lemme, President of Silver City Recycles about what is being done here in the US, in NM and Grant County to address the serious problem of waste.
In this episode of Think Again, sometimes co-host and always delightful guest Keith Whelpley joins Randy Harris to explore parenting - how we think about the process, why we think the way we do, and why that matters. The exploration touches on how we were parented, and how we parent; past, and present. The conversation considers many factors, including but not limited to, the apparent and perhaps the unseen or unexpected outcomes of how we parent our young and adult children.
Stuart Kelter interviews Colin Wayne Leach, a social and personality psychologist at Columbia University, about Schadenfreude -- or deriving pleasure from witnessing someone else's misfortune -- and related emotions, such as Genugtuung, which means deriving pleasure from seeing justice done.
Peter and Walt talked with eminent local economists Chris Erickson, Winnie (Yu-Feng) P Lee, Paul O’Connell, and Jim Peach. They focused on trade and other issues with the U.S. and China, as well as the U.S. and Mexico, but also touched on post-COVID recovery, stimulus, and the infrastructure proposal.
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