News & Opinion
 Alibi V.29 No.31 • July 30-Aug 5, 2020 
restaurant customers

Town Square

Workers Are Not Expendable

The New Mexico Restaurant Association needs to know

A few weeks ago, the New Mexico Restaurant Association (NMRA) hosted a virtual protest urging restaurants across the state to post pictures of their employees outside of their establishments with signs that read “Let Us Serve.” This action came after Governor Lujan Grisham announced reimposing the ban on indoor dining at eateries and breweries.
message in a bottle
Antonios Ntoumas


Where’d Our Letters Go?

A reader writes about readers writing.
Suicide Deaths by Race/Ethnicity and Sex in New Mexico

Community News

Turning Away from the Ledge

Battling suicide in New Mexico

For the past 50 years, Arora Crisis Center has supported those in crisis to face and understand their demons rather than trying to escape them through suicide. Their certified volunteer crisis hotline specialists provide compassionate, non-judgmental help for anyone in need of emotional support. Agora volunteers won't tell you how to solve your problem, but they will help you figure out what options you might have.
The News Monkey


PED Secretary told reporters that the department is working on a plan to reopen schools and get kids back into the classroom; the New Mexico Restaurant Association is continuing to battle health orders that ban indoor dining; the federal Bureau of Land Management has been surrendering land in New Mexico and Arizona to the US Army for use in the construction of a border wall.
Frontier worker cleaning table
Clarke Condé


A Discussion on Honesty and Reporting

COVID-19 testing exposes gaps in reporting and response

With a COVID-19 reporting system so comprehensive, where could anything go wrong?
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because being a post hostage happens to someone else.