Rev. Xolani Kacela, Ph.D., from the Unitarian Universalist Church of Las Cruces explores with host Randy Harris, what may be the root causes of the human drive for supremacy, superiority and dominance. We see the effects of that drive all around us. This conversation reveals thoughts and ideas about how, in addition to addressing the effects, we might also more directly and effectively address the causes.
Stuart Kelter interviews Batya Kallus and Fida Nara -- an Israeli Arab in Nazareth and an American Jewish Israeli in Jerusalem -- about their human rights work in Israel.
Lisa Lucca talks with Trisha McCaul of The Mandrake in Las Cruces about her journey to discovering her roots and they explore the power of knowing where, and who, we come from.
Host Peter Goodman discussed the Monastery of Christ in the Desert, a Benedictine monastery near Abiquiu, NM, with Guestmaster Brother Chrysostom. Though currently closed to visitors for obvious reasons, the Monastery normally welcomes folks for short stays.
Hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel reported the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic as a part of Speak Up, Las Cruces.
Dona Ana County Commissioner Shannon Reynolds and citizen Mary Martinez-White joined Peter and Walt to discuss concerns people have about the current plan for opening the Crisis Triage Center.
Las Cruces City Councilor Gill Sorg joined Peter and Walt to talk about matters ranging from the new ordinance regarding masks to the Royal Crossing TIDD, the search for a new city manager, proposals for a citizen review board regarding police.
The New Mexico Legislature passed a number of useful bills in the recently completed special session dealing with police reform, racial equality and elections. But none of those were the reason Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham was compelled to call lawmakers back into session.
Reports about the coronavirus were starting to circulate in late February when the Legislature was completing work on the state budget, but they apparently didn’t reach the Roundhouse. Lawmakers passed a record $7.6 billion budget, an 8 percent hike from the previous year, with large salary increases for state government workers.
Guest Harvey Daiho Hilbert and host Randy Harris, explore some thoughts and observations on the social and psychological effects of the Covid 19 "Stay at Home" mandates and ordinances - what we're seeing today - what the future may hold.
Stuart Kelter interviews Vicki Aldrich and Al Galves on what it's like to belong the the Religious Society of Friends. (Originally broadcast on the Sunday Show in February, 2019.)
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