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Fun ’n’ Failbook

Crowdsourcing Santa Fe’s lesbian community

Features Jenna Rios, a 25-year-old Santa Fean, queried her Facebook friends regarding the pros and cons of being young, female and gay in Santa Fe.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Rani Molla

Water

A compendium of worst-case scenarios, what-ifs, water heroes and wasters

Features Peak oil is entrenched as a sound bite in the mainstream media and energy resources are a discussion issue at every level of government, but no one really talks about peak water. Access to plentiful, cheap, cle...

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 Zane Fischer

10 Steps to Defeat the Corporatocracy

The only way to overcome the power of money is to regain our courage and solidarity. Here’s how to do that

Features Many Americans know that the United States is not a democracy but a "corporatocracy," in which we are ruled by a partnership of giant corporations, the extremely wealthy elite and corporate-collaborator governm...

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 SFR

Are Well-Off Progressives Standing in the Way of a Real Movement for Economic Justice?

Many progressives are affluent and well-educated. Does their elite status stand in the way of a movement to fight attacks on the working class?

Features As thoroughly reprehensible as the Right’s slavishness to wealth and power is, the fact that it took a financial meltdown for economic justice to even begin to replace welfare reform on the political agen...

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 SFR

Progressive Populism

Where the hell is it?

Features Two authors explore the faults of progressive politics and the internalization of corporatocracy this week: One through blunt analysis of privileged progressives and another through a step-by-step challenge to ...

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 SFR

Psyched Out

Patients are being pushed aside because of profits and policies

Features The costliness of inpatient psychiatric care creates a major disincentive for hospitals to take some patients on, as well as a skewed set of criteria with which to screen patients for admission.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 Wren Abbott

Nuclear Horizon

An atomic economy is booming in New Mexico.

Features  On April 27, Greg Mello--a tall, intense man whose natural state is vague dishevelment--was in court, watching his witness annihilate (at least in Mello’s view) the US Department of Energy’s case.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Journey to Cambodia

learning the power of trauma and the healing of testimony

Features I was into my third hour interviewing a survivor of the Khmer Rouge regime, and everyone was tired. The survivor, a farmer from a province three hours north of Phnom Penh, had already described the most horrifi...

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 Zelie Pollon

The Hispanic Century

Hispanic voters are poised to change American politics—and neither party has sealed the deal

Features A comprehensive look at voter behavior and demographics reveals a momentous prospect: a Hispanic electorate that turns out to vote en masse, allies itself strongly with one political party and changes America&r...

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 SFR

Going Viral

New Mexico has one of the worst Hepatitis C problems in the nation—for now

Features Hepatitis C virus is commonly mistaken as strictly a heroin junkies’ malady that need not concern law-abiding citizens. But New Mexico leads the nation in deaths from chronic liver disease due to the dead...

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 Wren Abbott
 
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