Walt Rubel and Peter Goodman started their June 23, 2021 broadcast talking about recent events. including Las Cruces city councilor Johana Bencomo's plan for a basic income program and jobs that should require a COVID-19.
James Jimenez, executive director for NM Voices for Children, discussed the recently released Kids Count Data Book. There was some rare good news this year, with NM moving up to 49th in the rankings and showed improvements in areas like high school graduation rates and the percentage of children living in poverty.
Longtime cartoonist Bob Diven discussed his recent book featuring his Sunday cartoons printed in the Sun-News over the past several years. His cartoons cover the biggest stories each year without saying a word.
Joe Roach, an expert on Russia and its relationships with the U.S., discussed the recent summit between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin, Russian hacking and the threat to Ukraine.
Lisa Lucca talks with author and NaNoWriMo Exec Director, Grant Faulkner, about all things writing! He shares about his work, his books, and the support of a writing community.
I wish Couy Griffin would do us all a favor the next time he goes on national television and tells them he's from Texas. Griffin was one of a handful of Jan. 6 insurrections featured Sunday night on a two-hour CNN special about the riot that day at the U.S. Capital. He was later arrested by FBI agents on federal charges of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority.
Guest host Greg Smith invited leaders from three essential non-profits to hear about how their organizations are doing and how they're providing the fundamentals to the Las Cruces community.
His guests were -
Lorenzo Alba - (Director) Casa de Peregrinos
Nicole Martinez - (Director) Community of Hope
Dan Lere - (Board President) Doña Ana Arts Council
In a follow-up conversation on the questions surrounding "Elderhood", host Randy Harris welcomes as our guest, Fr. Gabriel Rochelle to explore this and related considerations.
Stuart Kelter interviews Isabelle Mansuy, a professor in neuroepigenetics in the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich and the Department of Health Science and Technology of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich. Specializing in neuroepigenetics and molecular psychiatry, Dr. Mansuy is doing cutting edge research, using mice, to separate nature from nurture in how the effects of trauma, environmental stress, and even diet can be biologically passed down to subsequent generations, but not irreversibly.
Dravon James is the author of Freedom is Your Birthright. She joined host, Rev. Xolani Kacela, for a multi-faceted conversation on Take On Faith. Dravon James is known as an inspirational speaker, radio host, and life coach. Moreover, she is the founder of Everyday Peace. EP serves as her platform for helping and inspiring others to build the life of their dreams. A pharmacist by training, she uses her pharmacist skills for bringing light into other peoples’ lives. Plus, it’s on the show, where she shares her Everyday Peace message.
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