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News for the People

By Jeff Proctor November 11, 2023

I’ve approached this space recently with a clear idea of what I wanted to say: context on the importance of citizen police oversight in Albuquerque, which we tackled in last…

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Citizens’ Defense

By Jeff Proctor November 4, 2023

By all official accounts, nearly a decade of federal oversight for the Albuquerque Police Department is lumbering to an end. Whether the court-enforced consent decree between the U.S. Justice Department…

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Love and Memory on New Mexico in Focus

By Jeff Proctor October 27, 2023

…from the beginning of time,in childhood, I thoughtthat pain meantI was not loved.It meant I loved. -Louise Glück, “First Memory” Perhaps I’ve been straining to mention Louise Glück, whose poems…

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Back in the Classroom

By Megan Kamerick October 20, 2023

It crystallized many of the things we tried to do with that show, which was get at the underlying causes of problems like violence and addiction, and find solutions that…

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Albuquerque Sued for Allegedly Violating Constitutional Rights of the Unhoused

By Lou DiVizio October 13, 2023

This week on New Mexico in Focus, we explore an issue for which solutions increasingly elude the city of Albuquerque: homelessness. The situation invites a broad range of legitimate perspectives,…