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Mar 28, 2019

Lilly Ledbetter worked as a manager for Goodyear for almost 20 years— not knowing that she was paid a fraction of her male counterparts. She fought, won, lost, kept fighting, and ultimately helped to get a law passed that helps people get pay equity.


Mar 25, 2019

Rachel Conn of Amigos Bravos talks about a proposed change to how New Mexico’s rivers, streams, and wetlands are protected under the Clean Water Act. She calls it the Dirty Water Rule, as it would remove protection from 96% of New Mexico’s waters—and would allow mines, wastewater treatments plants, corporations,...


Mar 21, 2019

Salvatore Scibona’s novel, The Volunteer, is a story that spans generations—from rural Iowa to Vietnam, to lowlife New York, to New Mexico. It’s an profound literary journey about people trying to survive in their own lives and in the mechanisms of power over which they have little control.


Mar 18, 2019

Ben Goldfarb is a beaver believer. He’s author of the new book, Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter. We talk about the historical role of beavers in the ecosystems of the entire North American continent, how they were nearly wiped out, and why many communities are brining them back—and...


Mar 14, 2019

Ahmed Abu Artema is a Palestinian writer, whose ideas gave rise to the Great March of Return last year. Jehad Abusalim is a Palestinian intellectual and activist working to facilitate Palestinian-Jewish dialog. We talk about their work for human rights and a basic standard of living.