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Tuesday October 21, 2014

THE IMPRISONMENT OF DR. SAMI AL-ARIAN

Al-Arian is a former University of South Florida computer sciences professor indicted on federal charges of directing the North American operations of and fundraising for a terrorist group, Palestinian Islamic Jihad. He is currently being held at the Coleman federal prison, 70 miles north of Tampa, awaiting trial. His co-counsel, Linda Moreno, appeared on the show today describing how unusual it is for a defendant, awaiting trial, to be held in a federal prison. She described the conditions o...

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THE NEW RUTHLESS ECONOMY

Our guest, Simon Head, is the author of a new book titled, THE NEW RUTHLESS ECONOMY: Work and Power in the Digital Age (Oxford University Press). Booklist calls The New Ruthless Economy, "a provocative call for the rehumanization of business and society, revolting against the impact of reengineering and massive information technology systems." Timed bathroom breaks, scripted replies to customer inquiries, and little to no reward for increases in productivity, are all considered results of ...

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A LABOR PERSPECTIVE ON PRESIDENT BUSH'S IMMIGRATION REFORM PLANS

Monica Russo is president of the Service Employees International Union Local 1199 in South Florida. She says agrees with President Bush that something needs to be done to recognize the contributions that undocumented immigrants are making to our society. But she also says the President's plan amounts to nothing more than a continuation of guest worker programs of the past. She says what workers need are some job protection from employers who use immigrant worker's lack of documents and she wa...

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ONE GAY MAN MISSING, ANOTHER DEAD - Farhad Sabet

A body found in a car last Tuesday in the parking lot of an apartment complex off Memorial Highway was identified as 26-year-old Michael Wachholtz. Michael who was found wrapped in a sheet in the back of his Jeep Cherokee was one of two gay men who have been missing since Dec. 20. The other person, Jason Gailhouse has been missing for over three weeks now Last Saturday afternoon, members of the Gay Community in Tampa held a Town Hall Meeting to discuss their concern about whether these even...

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Women's Show - SENA JETER NASLUND - author of FOUR SPIRITS

On the Women’s Show – “From a Woman’s Point of View� – this Saturday, January 10th, 2004. Sena Jeter Naslund, author of Four Spirits and the best-seller, Ahab’s Wife, Lucinda Dixon Sullivan, Florida/Kentucky author of It Was the Goodness of the Place. Also, Susan Gregg, workshop leader on the Toltec Way and author of The Toltec Way and Mastering the Toltec Way and Eleanor Cecil, president of Tampa NOW. Holly Gwinn Graham will sing her Mad Cow s...

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Women's Show - LUCINDA DIXON SULLIVAN, author of IT WAS THE GOODNESS OF PLACE

On the Women’s Show – “From a Woman’s Point of View� – this Saturday, January 10th, 2004. Sena Jeter Naslund, author of Four Spirits and the best-seller, Ahab’s Wife, Lucinda Dixon Sullivan, Florida/Kentucky author of It Was the Goodness of the Place. Also, Susan Gregg, workshop leader on the Toltec Way and author of The Toltec Way and Mastering the Toltec Way and Eleanor Cecil, president of Tampa NOW. Holly Gwinn Graham will sing her Mad Cow s...

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Women's Show - SUSAN GREGG on the Toltec Way

On the Women’s Show – “From a Woman’s Point of View� – this Saturday, January 10th, 2004. Sena Jeter Naslund, author of Four Spirits and the best-seller, Ahab’s Wife, Lucinda Dixon Sullivan, Florida/Kentucky author of It Was the Goodness of the Place. Also, Susan Gregg, workshop leader on the Toltec Way and author of The Toltec Way and Mastering the Toltec Way and Eleanor Cecil, president of Tampa NOW. Holly Gwinn Graham will sing her Mad Cow s...

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Women's Show - ELEANOR CECIL, president of Tampa NOW on state conference

On the Women’s Show – “From a Woman’s Point of View� – this Saturday, January 10th, 2004. Sena Jeter Naslund, author of Four Spirits and the best-seller, Ahab’s Wife, Lucinda Dixon Sullivan, Florida/Kentucky author of It Was the Goodness of the Place. Also, Susan Gregg, workshop leader on the Toltec Way and author of The Toltec Way and Mastering the Toltec Way and Eleanor Cecil, president of Tampa NOW. Holly Gwinn Graham will sing her Mad Cow s...

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DARRYL ROUSON OF NAACP

Darryl Rouson, President of the St. Petersburg Chapter of the NAACP, addressed a packed house at a meeting of the Suncoast Tiger Bay Club today. Rouson had sparked the interest of Tampa Bay’s politicos as he revealed weeks ago that he would make a surprise announcement at the Tiger Bay Club luncheon.

Rumors were put to rest when Rouson made the following announcement:

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Rouson is a former drug addict and alcoholic, who conquered his addiction problem and said he has bee...

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BUSH DYNASTY

Interview with Kevin Phillips, author of AMERICAN DYNASTY: Aristocracy, Fortune and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush (Viking).

As a public family, the Bushes are writing a dangerous new definition of the presidency, according to our guest. By uncovering relationships and connecting facts with a new clarity, Phillips comes to a stunning conclusion: the Bush family has systematically used its financial and social eminence and multi-generational access to national power to gain th...

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