Here And There with Dave Marash

Most people know that the state of NM has an unsolved problem with homelessness…but concerns about the problem and proposed solutions focus on the homeless of cities like Albuquerque and Las Cruces.  Tom McDonald, of the Roswell Daily Record tells us, homelessness may be different in NM’s small towns and rural areas…but it’s still there and few solutions seem at hand.

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One word few people use when talking about their state and federal government is integrity.  NM reporter Gwyneth Doland took an assignment from the journalistic Center For Public Integrity to measure the integrity of governance in NM.  She started with how the state obeys its own laws on public access to government records, and immediately found trouble.

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When Americans, especially American politicians talk about Syria they invoke military tactics and political strategies.  What’s missing?  The realities of life on the ground there. Veteran journalist and author Charles Glass has been to Damascus and tell us about how people live in the midst of  savage civil and religious war.

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Many of the world’s poorest people are caught between the cruelties of conventional currency economies and the limitations of barter trade.  Tim Jenkin has helped create a different way to spend and save …. He calls it the Community Exchange System and he’ll explain how the idea has grown from South Africa to more than 40 other places around the world.

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