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"Political Science" and Syria

09/04/13 Warren Elly with Vic DiMao
Last Call Wednesday
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Today on the Last Call host Warren Elly discusses Syria. A Pew Research Poll just out says that by a 48% to 29% margin Americans oppose airstrikes against Syria over use of chemical weapons by the Assad government. 74% say airstrikes will create a backlash against the US and 61% think it would lead to a long term US military Commitment to Syria.

The show also explores state politics with guest Vic DiMaio. DiMaio helped run 21 Election campaigns in the last 12 years. In 1978 he was camp...

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Syria Debate Intensifies at Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing

09/04/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Today on Radioactivity Rob Lorei continues the discussion on Syria and speaks with author Gareth Porter, who recently wrote an article for Truth-out.org about how the intelligence community was mislead to support an attack on Syria. Later, we play a segment from a heated debate between Secretary of State John Kerry and Republican Senator Rand Paul in a Senate hearing over Syria. Listen to the full show above.

Gareth Porter's Article: [How Intelligence Was Twisted to Support an ...

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Obama gains support for military intervention in Syria listen

09/03/13 Associated Press
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is warning that what he calls punitive action taken against Syria for an alleged chemical weapons attack last week could unleash more turmoil and bloodshed in that nation's civil war. Ban also cautioned nations such as the United States and France that may be considering such strikes that they are legal only in self-defense under the U.N. Charter or if approved by the U.N. Security Council.

President Barack Obama says he's confident he'll be able to work...

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President Obama awaits Congressional approval before Syria attack

09/03/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Today on Radioactivity Rob Lorei airs President Obama's address to the nation. On Saturday afternoon the president expressed his desire to take military action against the Syrian government but said he will wait on congressional approval. Later, listeners share their thoughts on Obama's address. Listen to the full show above.

President Obama’s Aug. 31 statement on Syria

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Eat the Weeds

09/02/13 Jon Butts
Sustainable Living and Alternative Health
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On this Labor Day host Jon Butts had a very special guest on Sustainable Living. He’s been foraging for almost 60 years and is the creator of the [Eat The Weeds][1] website. Green Deane joined the show for the entire hour, bringing a wealth of information about what we can and can’t eat that are usually considered weeds. Also Debbie Butts, our co host, joined the show bringing in samples of the WMNF station’s landscaping so that Green Dean could explain their edible and medicinal use...

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Local Labor Activists on Wage Theft, Fair Wages for Fast Food Workers and Rebuilding Better Working Conditions

09/02/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. Today we'll talk with Aaron Carmella (813-215-5945) and Dustin Ponder of the West Central Florida Federation of Labor about the recent fast food strike in Tampa, wage theft, and what can be done to improve working conditions here in Florida.

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