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Equanimity means "evenness of mind, especially under stress," to remain calm when the pressure is on.Doing this allows us to think clearly and to decide what is the most effective thing to do under … more
I am writing in regard to the plea given to Martin Rivera by the district attorney that didn't require an initial period of incarceration for Rivera at the New Mexico Corrections Department because … more
As billionaire Warren Buffett pointed out a few years ago, there really is a class war going on in America - and the rich are winning. The major problem in this country is simple: The wealthy classes … more
This week the United Nations released a report with devastating news: up to one million plant and animal species are now at risk of extinction. The study, which was based on thousands of scientific … more
Friends: The St James Food Pantry has been operating since 1990, giving food to our hungry neighbors every single Thursday all year-round (except for Christmas when Taos Feeds Taos is in operation). … more
I was part of a group in front of Cid's Food Market giving out information on the dangers of 5G technology, an infrastructure that promises to power fast internet, self-driving cars and smart … more
Recently, while traveling on a rural road in our state, the new wire fences lining both sides peaked my interest. On one side of the road there was an old wooden post fence alongside the new metal … more
Our world order, built on collective security, where the United States was the keystone for peace and prosperity, is now coming apart. Our reputation on the international scene is being diminished, … more
I'm waiting for home rule. The town code is the rules of the game. Life's no game. What's it like, children, with all the adults making D.C. jokes, and nobody following local governance? more
Dear Senators,I am writing on behalf of many of your Taoseño constituents who have concerns about certain activities at Los Alamos National Laboratory.We greatly appreciate your advocacy on … more
It is truly incredible, but we have grown inured to one atrocity after the other. Mass killings of the 20th century (including the Holocaust, Stalin's millions of murders and Mao's famine of his own … more
I've been investigating this subject because I knew that 4G Wi-Fi high-intensity microwave bursts sound like a machine gun on a detector and cause damage to reproductive cells and all other cells … more
I don't know if you all noticed, but two of the brightest lights in the universe threatened to go out. I was at work, getting ready to call it a day when my mom called. She informed me that my two … more
On April 15, the comment deadline on a proposed rule by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) ended. This "Dirty Water Rule" would have devastating … more
This letter is in response to Michael Reynolds' My Turn article ("How a Disagreement Can Become the Basis of Community," April 18) about the effect of an asphalt facility on his Earthship community. … more
Who got a tax cut and refund this April 15? If you look closely at the entire 2017 tax law, you'll find that the vast majority of dollars are going to high-income families. Yes, Congress threw the … more
I believe in the evolution of ecological consciousness. A meaningful example from my own tradition is the holiday of Tu B’Shvat, occurring on the 15th day of the Hebrew … more
I have provided primary medical care and treated patients with substance use disorder throughout Northern New Mexico since 2013, starting at Questa Health Center. There, with the first team that … more
Compassion is an awareness of others' distress together with a desire to alleviate it. It requires action. We may do this by listening to another person's trials and tribulations and giving advice if … more
The Greater World Community is possibly the only legal subdivision development in the world that effectively and sustainably addresses all six of the main issues of human sustenance. Those issues … more
One damp morn, the airwaves began to vibrate. News became aware that the Questa village site was the mouth of an enormously rich sleeping volcano. New Mexico geologists had already carefully examined … more
A special meeting had been called in the Beit Malacha, the Workshop, where an old industrial zone warehouse was being transformed into a showcase of fine crafted Jerusalem pine. more
With a median household income of $35,314 (the national figure is $57,652), it is little wonder that many Taos County residents are having trouble finding affordable housing. While that figure is in … more
By George Schurman Do the math: 1. As it stands now, the U.S. government spends $700 billion per year on Medicare and $400 billion on Medicaid. It receives $120 billion in payroll contributions (for … more
By Anthony Ayala Taos Deputy District Attorney Tim Hasson states in his March 21 editorial ("DA's Office Explains, Defends Record in Complex Compound Case Involving Five Defendants") that he was … more
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