The death penalty in Florida is in limbo now that the state Supreme Court ruled Friday that a unanimous jury is required to in order to impose capital punishment. Now the state Legislature is expected to attempt to change the law to require a unanimous jury decision for the death penalty. This comes the same week… Read more »
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Arnie Arneson, back by your request and Adele Stan, long-time favorite By Arlene Engelhardt November 8th is coming soon… Are you registered to vote?… Did you along with 84 million others watch the debate Monday night?… Was there a winner? Was there a loser?… Did you see the dynamics of character that you consider essential… Read more »
Have you been following the massive sinkhole – just 30 miles east of Tampa in New Wales? JACLYN LOPEZ, Florida Director, Staff Attorney, Center for Biological Diversity. Jacki thinks Florida may be beginning to wake up to its massive phosphate mining problems. The sinkhole has already caused at least 215 million gallons of contaminated water to… Read more »
To get a little historical perspective on, particularly “Trumpism,” we need to look at the far right. Phyllis Schlafly, who died Monday, was a huge factor in the shape of the present Republican Party. Perhaps the reason her views and her tireless organizing are not more recognized is because she was a woman. Her battles… Read more »
http://sound.wmnf.org/sound/wmnf_160906_110618_radioactivityT1_187.MP3 By Rob Lorei On the first part of Radioactivity Tuesday we discuss Amendment 2, which would legalize medical marijuana in Florida, and the group who is opposed to it. Our first guest is Jessica Spencer, spokesperson for the vote no on 2 campaign, who says that the amendment language would down the road lead full legalization… Read more »
EpiPen is the prototype of what has gone wrong with the delivery of health care in this country. On Thursday’s show we spoke with Dr. Adam Gaffney, M.D.,staff physician at the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Cambridge Health Alliance, an organization with a longstanding commitment to community health and the health of the… Read more »
On Monday’s WMNF 88.5FM Sustainable Living Program we talked about backyard vegetable gardens with our guests, two local county cooperative extension experts. Brian Niemann, Pinellas County’s Florida Friendly Landscape Agent, and Jim Moll, Pasco County’s Florida Friendly Landscaping Program Coordinator joined the show. Brian and Jim talked about what to consider before starting a garden,… Read more »
http://sound.wmnf.org/sound/wmnf_160822_110617_radioactivityM1_348.MP3 BY Rob Lorei On Radioactivity Monday we aired the latest episode of Florida This Week, a political talks show from local PBS station WEDU that is also hosted by Rob Lorei. Our expert panel of political insiders and analysts discuss the biggest stories in national and state news: Marco Rubio sticks by his description of… Read more »
http://sound.wmnf.org/sound/wmnf_160818_110618_radioactivityR1_191.MP3 BY Rob Lorei On Radioactivity Wednesday, our guest was Peace Activist Medea Benjamin. You may have seen her as she’s disrupted hearings and speeches, trying to unfurl banners carry a message of peace. She unfurled a banner that read “Build Bridges Not Walls” last month during Donald trump’s closing speech at the Republican Convention in… Read more »