Episode Archive

John Nichols, author "Milagro Beanfield War," "The Annual Big Arsenic Fishing Contest"

Air Dates: November 19-21, 2016
John Nichols, author This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is beloved New Mexico author John Nichols, author of "The Milagro Beanfield War" and "The Magic Journey," discussing his new book "The Annual Big Arsenic Fishing Contest." QUOTE: "I've always believed if you're involved even in a very small struggle - in some sort of infinity in a grain of sand - in your local neighborhood, that every action has universal implications. I believe that if I struggle for the rights of an acequia in Taos, New Mexico, that the ripple effect [will spread] from that tiny struggle." -- John Nichols More

David Morrell, author "Ruler of the Night, "First Blood""

Air Dates: November 12-14, 2016
David Morrell, author This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is novelist David Morrell, best known for his debut novel "First Blood," which later became the successful "Rambo" film franchise. Morrell discusses his new book "Ruler of the Night." More

Wenonah Hauter

Air Dates: November 5-7, 2016
Wenonah Hauter This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Wenonah Hauter, one of America's leading public interest advocates working on energy, environmental, and agricultural issues. She is the author of "Foodopoly: The Battle over the Future of Food and Farming in America" and "Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment." More

Greg Palast, investigative reporter, author "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy"

Air Dates: October 29-31, 2016
Greg Palast, investigative reporter, author This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is investigative reporter, author, and filmmaker Greg Palast discussing election rigging, voter fraud, and his new documentary "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires & Ballot Bandits." More

Dr. Martha Burk, political psychologist & author "Your Voice, Your Vote"

Air Dates: October 22-24, 2016
Dr. Martha Burk, political psychologist & author This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Dr. Martha Burk, political psychologist, women's issues expert, and author of "Your Voice, Your Vote: The Savvy Woman's Guide to Power, Politics, and the Change We Need (2016-18)." More

Senators John Arthur Smith (D) & Stuart Ingle (R), Special Legislative Session

Air Dates: October 15-17, 2016
Senators John Arthur Smith (D) & Stuart Ingle (R), Special Legislative Session This week's guests on "Report from Santa Fe" are Senators John Arthur Smith (D-Deming) Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Stuart Ingle (R-Portales) Minority Floor Leader in the NM Senate, discussing the recent Special Session of the New Mexico Legislature. More

Ellen Malcolm, founder, EMILY's List

Air Dates: October 8-10, 2016
Ellen Malcolm, founder, EMILY's List As founder of EMILY's List, Ellen Malcolm has helped level the political playing field for women candidates and created a powerful movement in American politics. An acronym for “Early Money Is Like Yeast” (because it “makes the dough rise”) EMILY’s List is a political network for women candidates that raises money to make women credible contenders, helps women build strong campaigns, and mobilizes women voters to go to the polls. More

Tim Keller, Auditor for the State of New Mexico

Air Dates: October 1-3, 2016
Tim Keller,  Auditor for the State of New Mexico This week's guest is Tim Keller, Auditor of the State of New Mexico, discussing the state's fiscal crisis, the critical Special Session, and other important issues like the insurance premium tax deficit where insurance companies owe the state $193 million, the backlog for medical marijuana patient cards, the rape kit backlog audit, and procurement fraud. More

Rep. Gail Chasey and Marcia Wilson discuss the Death Penalty

Air Dates: September 24-26, 2016
Rep. Gail Chasey and Marcia Wilson discuss the Death Penalty This week's topic on REPORT FROM SANTA FE is the death penalty and the consequences of its reinstatement in New Mexico, with guests Representative Gail Chasey (D-Bernalillo) and Marcia Wilson, attorney, author of "The Application of the Death Penalty in New Mexico,1979-2007." Rep. Chasey championed the efforts to abolish the death penalty in NM in 2009 and replace it with life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. Governor Susana Martinez last month (August 2016) announced that she will renew her push to reinstate capital punishment by the placement of reinstating the death penalty on the agenda for the pending special session to fix the state's budget. More

Charles Daniels, Chief Justice, NM Supreme Court

Air Dates: September 17-19, 2016
Charles Daniels, Chief Justice, NM Supreme Court This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Charles Daniels, Chief Justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court, discussing the bail reform Constitutional Amendment #1 which will be on the November 2016 ballot and aims to correct the failings of the current money bond system. More