Letters to the editor

Many don’t have enough food

    Food stamps were a lifesaver for me (“Hundreds of thousands are losing access to food stamps,” Dec. 5). I was very pregnant and my husband was unable to work; I was re…

    The U.N. Environment Program released its latest report last week on where we are and where we need to be on addressing climate change. The word the authors chose to d…

    Our elected officials are calling for answers, with U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich on Monday asking federal authorities step in to investigate the conditions and oversight of immigrant detainees in these facilities.

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    I am a proud Native American and member of the Navajo Nation. I also serve as the Native American liaison manager for beWellnm, the New Mexico…

    Compassion is nearly always in short supply in a society (“Have we lost sight of compassion?” My View, Dec. 1). After all, a person is incline…

    My View Janet McVickar and Andy Otto

    Santa Fe Watershed Association looks ahead

    It seems every week brings new headlines about the challenges our society will face as a result of a changing climate. For the past two decade…

    My View Bill McCamley

    The minimum wage is going up

    On Jan. 1, 2020, the New Mexico minimum wage will grow to $9 an hour from its current rate of $7.50 thanks to a law passed by the Legislature …

    “Life” as used here in this short essay refers to all life — humans, animals, trees, plants, bugs, etc. It appears to me that life has evolved…

    Commentary Gerry Fairbrother

    Good food is good for you

    It is true that good food is good for you. As I write this, I can hear a chorus of “duhs” from my daughters, now adults, when they were teenag…

    Simply stated, most likely, you are not a burden. So why do so many feel the strong emotion of lacking value? Often, shame resides in the mind…

    Public utility regulation has expanded its domain far beyond its original mandate and what is socially optimal. That mandate confines itself t…