Call-In Show

Thursday 8am

Live interviews with community leaders, elected officials, experts, advocates.   

We'd like to hear from you!  Leave a comment online at the bottom of this page, send an email to callinshow@kunm.org, or call in live during the show.

277-KUNM(5866) and toll-free 877-899-KUNM(5866)

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KUNM Call-In Show
2:44 pm
Wed January 18, 2012

Recycling Water

In the US, purple pipes are used to distinguish reclaimed water from potable water.
denverdirect.blogspot.com

Wed. 01/18 8a: Looking for new solutions to meet New Mexico’s water needs. This week on the KUNM Call-in Show we’ll talk about whether the use of low-quality water—including sewage—could help decrease the burden on our over-taxed water supply.  If scientists could assure you that water reclaimed from your drains was pure enough to drink…would you grab a glass and swallow it down? 

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KUNM Call-In Show
7:33 am
Tue January 10, 2012

New Frontiers in Psychiatry: 'Psychosomatic' Isn't Such A Dirty Word Anymore

Hagmann et al, Creative Commons 2.5, Plos Biology

Thu. 1/12 8a: The mind/body connection, it's all the rage these days with yoga and meditation practices becoming more and more mainstream.  So what are medical researchers discovering about the chemistry of the mind/body relationship?  This week on the KUNM Call-In Show we heard from doctors who work with the terminally and mentally ill, exploring strategies that treat the mind and the body.

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KUNM Call-In Show
7:24 am
Fri December 23, 2011

Keeping That Healthy Eating Resolution

Photo: Creative Commons Flickr/Dan4th

Thu. 1/5 8a: It's no secret that the way to maintain a healthy weight involves healthy eating habits and regular exercise.   So what makes keeping that New Year's resolution to drop a few pounds so difficult?  On the KUNM Call-In Show January 5th, we'll discuss the impediments to healthy weight loss and strategies for healthy eating.  

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Call In Show
9:33 am
Mon December 12, 2011

Chronicling the Bush Family and Journalism Today: A Conversation with Journalist Russ Baker

Thu. 12/15 8a: What has been the impact of the Bush family on the history of the U.S.?  And what is the state of journalism today, with newspapers struggling to survive and bloggers becoming journalists?  This week on the KUNM Call-In Show, we spent the hour speaking with the award winning investigative journalist Russ Baker.  

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KUNM Call-In Show
1:05 pm
Tue December 6, 2011

Just What Is Sexual Harassment, Anyway?

Photograph by flickr user EverJean used under Creative Commons licenses.

Thu. 12/8 8a: Where is the line between telling a raunchy joke and sexually harassing a co-worker?  How do you know if behavior that makes you uncomfortable at work is sexual harassment?  This week on the KUNM Call In Show we discuss the issue of sexual harassment- the legalities and the larger cultural context.  

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KUNM Call-In Show
12:32 pm
Mon November 28, 2011

Visibility of Disability

Thu. 12/1 8a: What do you see when you see someone with a disability?  Are you disabled and do people see you or treat you differently as a result?  This week on the KUNM Call In Show a discussion the visibility of disability.  Questions or comments? Email callinshow@kunm.org.

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KUNM Call-In Show
12:59 pm
Wed November 9, 2011

Coping With Holiday Stress

Photo by Steven de Polo, flickr creative commons

Thu. 10/17 8a: Do the holidays stress you out?  Do you eat or drink too much?  Feel some dread about family events?  Do you forget to take some down time to yourself?  This week on the KUNM Call-In Show we'll talk about ways to reduce stress during the holiday season.  

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KUNM Call-In Show
12:40 pm
Wed November 9, 2011

The New Generation of Agriculturalists

Thu. 11/10 8a: What should the top priorities be for the next generation of farmers and ranchers?  What are these young people doing to manage land and water resources?  

We'll hear from presenters at the Quivira Coalition's annual conference and from local youth leaders on the KUNM Call-In Show this week.  

 

Guests:

  • Boe Lopez: Young Cattlemen's Leadership Committee, NM Cattlegrower's Association                                        
  • Bryce AndrewsClark Fork Coalition, Missoula, Montana                                                                                           
  • Sarahlee Lawrence: Rainshadow Organics, Terrebonne, Oregon

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KUNM Call-In Show
2:17 pm
Mon October 31, 2011

Reproductive Health Care and Sex Ed. for Young Women in New Mexico

Image: psdgraphics.com

Thu. 11/3 8a: What are the biggest problems facing young women you know in New Mexico?   Education?  Jobs?  What about access to sex education and reproductive healthcare?  This week on the KUNM Call In Show we discussed sex education and reproductive justice  for young women in New Mexico.  

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KUNM Call-In Show
11:31 am
Mon October 17, 2011

What Makes A Successful Protest Movement?

Camp Coyote on the UNM Campus in Albuquerque. Protesters' permit was not extended by UNM's Administration this week and 30 protesters were arrested Tuesday night for failing to leave the location.
Photo: Bradford Beck

Thur. 10/27 8a: We'll continue our conversation on protest movements and Occupy Wall Street this week on the KUNM Call-In Show.  

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Public Affairs
9:38 am
Mon October 17, 2011

How Can Small Businesses Create Jobs?

nDevilTV:Creative Commons

Thur. 9/15 8a: How Can Small Businesses Create Jobs? 

Guests:

Marie Lapina, Medical Practice Solutions

 

Emily Gillette, Chef Link Commercial Kitchen Supply

Dave mead, Array Technologies Incorporated

Public Affairs
8:52 am
Mon October 10, 2011

Who Cares About Conservation?

Photo by Wolfgang Staudt http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en

Did you miss the KUNM Call-In Show this week on attitudes about conservation?  You can stream it online now!  Recent polls show some surprising results about the perspectives of Hispanic/Latinos in New Mexico and young people.  You can email callinshow@kunm.org with your comments.

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Public Affairs
2:00 pm
Thu October 6, 2011

Foreclosures

KentBrumm.com

Thurs. 10/6 at 8am: Are you having trouble paying your mortgage?  Do you have friends or family who have lost their homes to foreclosure?  What does the recent increase in foreclosures mean for New Mexico?

On the KUNM Call In Show this week we'll discuss foreclosures and what some organizations are doing to slow the trend.  We'd like to hear from you!  You can send us an email at callinshow@kunm.org, or call in live during the show: 277-KUNM or toll-free 1-877-899-5866.

    

Public Affairs
11:55 am
Thu September 22, 2011

New Mexico Redistricting

Thu. 9/29 at 8am: Who should draw voting district maps? Courts? Lawmakers? Citizens? This week on the KUNM Call In Show we'll discuss redistricting, what did and didn't happen in the special session, and what's next for voting districts in New Mexico.

Who should draw voting district maps? Courts? Lawmakers? Citizens? This week on the KUNM Call In Show we'll discuss redistricting, what did and didn't happen in the special session, and what's next for voting districts in New Mexico.

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Public Affairs
12:35 pm
Thu September 1, 2011

Zozobra!

Zozobra
Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe Smithsonian Magazine

Thurs. 9/8 at 8am: What are your childhood memories of Zozobra? Were you afraid of Old Man Gloom? Or did you yell and scream with the crowd while sitting on your mom or dad's shoulders?

Share your experiences of Zozobra by calling 277-KUNM or toll-free 1-877-899-5866. You can also email the show at callinshow@kunm.org.

More about the burning of Zozobra

 

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Public Affairs
4:57 pm
Wed August 24, 2011

Drought In New Mexico

Low water levels in the Rio Grande (USGS.gov)

Thurs. 9/1 at 8am: Drought has hit New Mexico hard. The state has sued the Bureau of Reclamation over water and farmers are paying to pump groundwater as river sources dry up. How is this year's drought affecting the Rio Grande River and the communities that depend on it?

Call in your comments and questions at 277-KUNM or toll-free 1-877-899-5866. Email the show at callinshow@kunm.org.

Guests:

Em Hall, UNM School of Law

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Public Affairs
9:14 am
Thu August 18, 2011

Nurse Staffing Levels and Quality of Patient Care in NM Hospitals

Thurs. 8/25 at 8am: We'll take your calls on nurse staffing levels and quality of patient care in New Mexico hospitals.

Call in your comments and questions at 277-KUNM or toll-free 1-877-899-5866. Email the show at .

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Public Affairs
11:01 am
Thu August 4, 2011

Federal Funding and the New Mexico Economy

Nic McPhee/Creative Commons

Thurs. 8/11 at 8am:  State Treasurer James Lewis joins us for the full hour to discuss New Mexico finances. How will the recently passed debt ceiling deal affect federal dollars flowing into the state?

Join the discussion next Thursday at 8am. Email questions to callinshow@kunm.org

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3:59 pm
Thu July 14, 2011

Energy Conservation Building Codes

EMNRD.state.nm.us

Thurs. 7/21 at 8am: What's up with the state's energy conservation building codes? A version of the code requiring a 20% reduction in energy use from 2006 levels was repealed last month by a state commission, but some cities may use their own building codes. We'll host a panel discussion and take your calls live.

Email your questions today to callinshow@kunm.org.

During the show, you can call in your comments and questions at 277-KUNM or toll-free 1-877-899-5866.

 

 

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Public Affairs
9:14 am
Fri July 1, 2011

Immigration and Local Law Enforcement

Bernardo Ortega Guerrero of Veracruz, Mexico, and others bound for deportation. (Austin American-Statesman, May 29, 2011)

Thurs. 7/7 at 8am: The Obama Administration has deported more undocumented immigrants than any previous administration. Collaboration between Immigration and Customs Enforcement and local police and sheriff's departments has made it possible to identify more people who are living in the US illegally. Should local law enforcement be giving information to Immigration and Customs Enforcement?

Join the discussion, Thursday morning at 8am.

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Public Affairs
11:52 am
Thu June 23, 2011

Las Conchas Wildfire

A wildfire crests over the hills above Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico overnight Sunday. (Luis Sanchez Saturno/The New Mexican/Associated Press)
CBC.ca

Thurs. 6/30 at 8am: This Thursday on the Call-In Show we will discuss the fire situation in Los Alamos. Share your questions, comments and concerns, Thursday morning at 8am.

Here are the numbers to dial: 277-KUNM or toll-free 1-877-899-5866.
You can also email the show at callinshow@kunm.org.

See the KUNM homepage for useful links regarding the wildfires in New Mexico.

 

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Public Affairs
12:28 pm
Thu June 16, 2011

Police Use of Lethal Force

Creative Commons from banspy

Thurs. 6/23 at 8am: This week on the KUNM Call In Show, Albuquerque Police Chief Ray Schultz will answer your questions about APD's use of deadly force.

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Public Affairs
4:32 pm
Thu June 2, 2011

Impact of the Arizona Wildfires on New Mexico

thealienproject.blogspot.com

Thurs. 6/9 at 8am: Smoke from the Arizona wildfires blankets New Mexico. We'll be discussing the impact on New Mexicans with meteorologists, state health officials, health care providers and fire managers.

Guests TBA

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Public Affairs
12:08 pm
Thu May 19, 2011

NPR Ombudsman Alicia Shepard

Thurs. 5/26 at 8am: NPR Ombudsman Alicia Shepard takes your questions on the KUNM Call In Show.

Call in your comments and questions at 277-KUNM or toll-free 1-877-899-5866. Email the show at callinshow@kunm.org.

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Public Affairs
10:53 am
Sat April 9, 2011

A Conversation with New Mexico Teachers

Thurs. 4/14 at 8am: How are students doing? What challenges are they facing? How are teachers addressing students' needs? We'll be taking your calls and hearing stories from New Mexico classrooms.

Call in your comments and questions at 277-KUNM or toll-free 1-877-899-5866.

Guests:

Barbara Peterson - 29 years at Valle Vista Elementary school, teaches reading intervention to small groups of students

Barney Fuller - math teacher, Eisenhower Middle School

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Public Affairs
9:44 am
Tue January 11, 2011

Environmental Rollbacks Under Martinez

clearlynewmexico.com

Thurs. 1/13: There is concern among New Mexico environmentalist that the incoming Martinez administration is wasting no time acting on a campaign promise to roll back environmental regulations. One of these is the so-called pit rule, which requires oil drillers to use more efficient liners in open pits where waste from drilling is dumped. Another is removing the cap on greenhouse gas emissions. How far will the environmental rollbacks go?

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Local News
3:04 pm
Thu December 23, 2010

Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry

Enrique C. Knell

Thurs. 12/23 - Join us one-on-one conversation and live radio town hall with Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry.

We will be talking about his first year as mayor and his vision for the future of Albuquerque. Join the conversation this week on the KUNM call-in show. Thursday mornings at 8.

Guest: Mayor Rick Berry, Mayor Richard Berry Website

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Public Affairs
10:07 am
Wed December 8, 2010

Increased Military Air Traffic in New Mexico?

http://www.cannon.af.mil/

Thurs. 12/16: This week on the KUNM call-in show, a proposal by officials at New Mexico's Cannon air Force Base to stage low-altitude nighttime training flights over northern New Mexico is raising a number of questions yet to be answered by the Air Force. Call in your comments and questions at 277-KUNM.

The flights would involve Osprey aircraft, which are used as transports, to fly as low as 200 feet during a two-hour span, three times a day or nearly 700 flights a year. Join the conversation, Thursday mornings at 8 on the KUNM call-in show.

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Public Affairs
10:50 am
Fri April 2, 2010

The 2010 National Latino Writers Conference

Thurs. 4/8: Literary prize winners Demetria Martinez, Luis Alberto Urea, and Gloria Zamora join us to talk about the upcoming National Latino Writers Conference at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

In less than 8 years, the conference has become one of the most important writers conference in the country for aspiring Latino authors. Join us for a lively discussion with Latino authors this week on the KUNM call-in show Thursday morning at 8.

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Public Affairs
2:26 pm
Thu April 1, 2010

Pros & Cons of the Health Care Bill

Health advocate Carol Miller
SwingStateOfMind.com

Thurs. 4/1: What's in the new health care bill, and how will it impact you as a taxpayer and consumer? Join the discussion with long-time public health professional and health care advocate Carol Miller.

The vote is over, but a key debate about the new health care bill remains. How will it affect the pocketbooks of Americans as taxpayers and as health care consumers, and will it change the runaway pace of US health spending? What's in the health care bill and how will it affect you? This week on the KUNM call-in show, Thursday morning at 8:00.

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