Lisa Lucca talks with actress and author Gabrielle Lennon about her work on the stage and the page, especially shining a light on mental health awareness.
Stuart Kelter interviews Benjamin Jerry Cohen, a specialist in international political economy at the University of California at Santa Barbara from 1991 to 2021. He previously taught at Princeton and Tufts University. His publications have addressed issues of international monetary relations, U.S. foreign economic policy, currency integration, sovereign debt, theories of economic imperialism, and the history of the discipline of international political economy. He is the author of sixteen books. His newest book, Currency Statecraft: Monetary Rivalry and Geopolitical Ambition, was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2019.
Mariel Ford Clarke, author of Where After: WHERE Do Our Loves One Go AFTER They Die? was the guest on this episode of Take On Faith. Clarke visited with Rev. Xolani Kacela for a chat about her book, her work in energetics, and how she helps people cope with death and loss. She joined Rev. Kacela from her home in Galway, Ireland.
This Week in Las Cruces: November 19, 2021
Las Cruces Bulletin publisher Richard Coltharp and reporter Mike Cook informed listeners about what's going on in Las Cruces and highlight some of the articles in the new issue of the newspaper.
Speak Up Las Cruces: Pre-Trial Release
We discussed pre-trial release issues with Bernalillo County District Attorney Raul Torrez, Las Cruces public defender Kris Knutsen and District Judge Conrad Perea. A constitutional amendment passed by voters in 2016 restricts the use of cash bonds. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is expected to call for reform of the system when the Legislature meets next year.
Lt. Governor Howie Morales discussed proposed new standards for social studies classes in New Mexico. He recently wrote a guest column in support of the proposed changes, which highlight racial and cultural diversity.
Walt Rubel and Peter Goodman discussed items in the news including the latest COVID numbers, the Rittenhouse trial and the situation in Belarus.
Lisa Lucca talks with multi-talented artist Meeshelle Neal about how she moves betwixt and between her work as an author and a filmmaker.
One year after leading the effort to strip police officers of their qualified immunity from civil lawsuits, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is now seeking additional funding for law enforcement.
The governor will call for an additional $100 million to hire 1,000 more law enforcement officers throughout the state when the Legislature meets in January, according to the Albuquerque Journal.
Cafe Con Leche: Dr Christopher McMahon
Once the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroad came through Las Cruces in the late 1800s, it opened up the scenic southwest to both businesses and tourists. Dr Christopher McMahon, Curator for the museums of Las Cruces, will join Nan Rubîn in the studio to outline how the railroad used Hispanic and Native American symbols and images to lure travelers looking for an exotic travel adventure.
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