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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

More Than a Day

The annual green celebration highlights Santa Fe's eco-consciousness

Features On the calendar, Earth Day is April 22. But in Santa Fe, the events planned throughout the week highlight environmentalism’s deep roots in the community all year round.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 SFR

Hot Truths

Harvey Stone uses real-world climate change for a fast-paced tale

Features Environmental issues are important and, for some people, they are interesting. But for Harvey Stone, the most pressing environmental issue of our time—climate change—had all the built-in elements re...

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 Julia Goldberg

Big Picture

Earth Now showcases environmental art, then and now.

Features Environmental art is hard to peg down; its definition is as uncertain as the future of the environment. Just as one person’s reusable grocery bag is another’s mass transit, one person’s mammot...

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 Rani Molla
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