The American Civil Liberties Union has embarked on a campaign to educate the public about the USA Patriot Act and other new policies, which the ACLU says, nullify many provisions in the Bill of Rights and the US Constitution. ACLU representatives were in Tampa today to discuss how the Patriot Act affects immigrants, Americans, and Floridians. WMNFâ€™s Amy Snider files this report:
â€œAt the Acluâ€¦..â€?
That was Dalia Hashad, an attorney for the ACLUâ€™s racial prof...
The architect, Larry Maxwell discussed several of the design features of WMNF's planned new 10,000 square foot building: natural lighting, a smaller air conditioning unit, reflective surfaces on the roof and walls, thermal mass construction designed to keep the inside cooler, and green building materials.
In a front-page story, Tuesday's New York Times
reports on New Bridge Strategies, a new D.C.
lobbying firm that is paving the way for U.S. firms
interested in doing business in Iraq. In "K Street
on the Tigris," just published on MotherJones.com,
Mother Jones Washington Correspondent Michael
Schere adds considerable detail to the story.
Free trade agreements have much support in the centers of power. But how are people at the grassroots affected by globalization? On this segment four people with direct experience with the economic impact on free trade discussed the economic dislocation caused by NAFTA and the free trade agreement with Chile. Guests: Pablo Huaiquilao, an indigenous Mapuche activist from southern Chile; Ado Gonzalez, a Zapotec indigenous community leader from Oaxaca, Mexico; Leo Gorman, Witness for Peace, and ...
Approximately 200 Hillsborough County firefighters marched around the County Commission building this morning in an attempt to bring a new sense of urgency to their failed contract negotiations. The Hillsborough Board of Commissioners was meeting inside at the time. WMNFâ€™s Kristen Friend-Weaver has moreâ€¦
Hillsborough County firefighters are now working without a contract since they failed to reach an agreement with the county administratorâ€™s office before Septembe...
Hillsborough County Commissioners voted today to recommend a further study of an extension of the Upper Tampa Bay Trail known as route three revised. This extension would be a part of the Upper Tampa Bay Trial development that will ultimately connect the trail with the Suncoast Trail. WMNFâ€™s Kristen Friend Weaver attended the meeting and has this reportâ€¦
The Boardâ€™s approval of a further study of route three revised is a victory for supporters of the Trail who believe...
This documentary was produced by Greg Palast for BBC in England. It looks at several issues involving the Bush family: their connection to Saudi oil money, the role of that money in the fortune GW Bush made while heading Harken Energy, GW's record in the National Guard and the 2000 presidential recount.
Dr. Barry Gordon is one of the country's leading authorities on memory and brain disorders and founder of The Memory Clinic at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions where he is a professor of neurology and holder of an endowed chair to study the treatment of brain disorders.
In his new book, Intelligent Memory, published by Viking, he combines cutting-edge science with practical hands-on guidance to help readers enhance attention, store more memories, spark connections, and expand scratch-pad...
Ralph Eubanks, the current Director of Publishing at the Library of Congress, was devastated to discover that his parents were on the State Sovereignty Commissionâ€™s infamous â€œblack listâ€? - a list of people living in Mississippi at the time that the state considered a danger to Jim Crowe segregation laws. While researching his family roots, Eubanksâ€™ startling discovery motivated him to explore deeper into the files of the Sovereignty Commission that gave birth to his n...