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The Line: The Role Of Labor Unions In New Mexico

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September 7, 2018 – There has been a downward national trend in memberships to labor unions since the recession. New Mexico ranks 33rd for union membership, making our state among the least unionized in the country. How relevant are unions today? Do they serve the same purpose as when they were first created?

Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists debate the significance of labor unions in New Mexico.

Line Panelists:
Dan Foley, former House minority whip
Eric Griego, former state senator
Sophie Martin, attorney
H. Diane Snyder, former state senator

Faith Leaders Working Together On Issues Around Race & Poverty

NMiF: Dr. Richard Wood

August 18, 2017 –  In Albuquerque, faith leaders and community members gathered this week to respond to the violent march organized by so-called “alt right” groups in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Producer Sarah Gustavus sits down with Richard Wood, professor of sociology at UNM and a founding director of the Southwest Institute on Religion, Culture, and Society, to get a broader view of faith-based organizing across the country … and how faith groups are responding to current issues around race and equality.

Richard L. Wood, professor of sociology, UNM