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Holy Destruction

Despite opposition from parishioners,the Archdiocese has slated a historic church for destruction

Features For New Mexico’s historic preservation community, the fate of St. Anthony’s church in Questa is perilous, along with a larger sense of history and priority. Some worry that the Archdiocese of Santa...

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

History's Lessons

Gail Y Okawa’s family research uncovered the history of Japanese internment in New Mexico

Features Gail Y Okawa’s essay on her grandfather's internment in Santa Fe during WW II appears in the Museum of New Mexico Press book Telling New Mexico: A New History. In complement to Okawa’s March 28 lec...

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 Charlotte Jusinski

Blow Hard

New Mexico has plenty of wind to sell, but how will it get there from here?

Features Gov. Bill Richardson for many years has declared New Mexico the “clean energy state” and called for the export of electricity generated from wind to large markets such as California. Sounds good. ...

Wednesday, March 17, 2010 Laura Paskus

The Color of Money

The Permaculture Credit Union might be America’s greenest bank

Features Within a month of becoming president of the Santa Fe-based Permaculture Credit Union, Don Sarich had his first encounter with a skeptical government regulator. “One of the regulators said to me, ‘Do...

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Corey Pein

Nurse, Get Me a Hoe!

Earth Care International plans first response option for mobile garden surgery

Features Inspired by the recent flush of community gardens in parks, neighborhoods and affordable housing developments, Earth Care International is preparing to launch a mobile toolshed.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Zane Fischer

Fertile Ground

Cultivating a business in and around the capital city requires amending the investment soil

Features It didn’t take an MBA to identify the bottleneck in Kenneth Baltz’ egg supply chain. He needed more chickens. With the help of a pair of small, local loans, the 60-year-old semi-retired farmer had t...

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

The Local Economy

(The decentralized, fair trade, social justice, sustainable, underground, people-centric, living, ever-morphing, secretly global, public/private, resource-wise, rendered-as-a-pinball game economy)  

Features If the local economy were a pinball game, how well would you be scoring?

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Tea Party On

Santa Fe in no place to launch a conservative uprising—or is it?

Features Liberal critics have dismissed the Tea Party as “astroturf”—a front for old-guard corporate Republicans hoping to derail Obama’s domestic agenda while poisoning the national debate with ...

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 Corey Pein

Jackson's Legacy

A 23-year-old lawsuit still sets the stage for new mexico’s most vulnerable citizens

Features The lawsuit that began when Walter Stephen Jackson drank oven cleaner has brought necessary change for those living with disabilities. But its legacy is one of conflict. As the Jackson plaintiffs and the state ...

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

Born Poor?

Santa Fe economist Samuel Bowles says you better get used to it

Features Samuel Bowles heads the Behavioral Sciences Program at the Santa Fe Institute, which is home to dozens of big brains imported from all over the world. If he’s right, troubling job numbers are only the sta...

Wednesday, February 3, 2010 Corey Pein
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