News & Public Affairs

Saturday October 25, 2014

DR. PETER ROSSETT - SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE IN CUBA

Interview with Dr. Peter Rossett, co-author of the new book SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE AND RESISTANCE: TRANSFORMING FOOD PRODUCTION IN CUBA. The book describes Cuba's recent move away from chemical and large scale farming. Dr. Rossett described the lower environmental impact, cost and higher production associated with these new methods.

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TAX INFORMATION

ANNUAL TAX ADVICE CALL-IN SHOW - PART 2. CPA's Ann Wilhite, Tony Mason and Phil Scheidt answered calls from listeners regarding filing of the 2001 federal income tax forms.

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TAX INFORMATION

ANNUAL TAX CALL-IN SHOW - PART 1. Today's program featured CPA's Phil Scheidt and Malcolm Hayes answering tax questions from listeners.

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HEALTH ISSUES

Alternative Health call-in show. Dr. Carol Roberts took questions from listeners regarding alternative approaches to a range of health issues.

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ATTORNEYS JOHN LOFTUS & ROBERT MCKEE ON SAMI AL-ARIAN

Sound from a press conference by attorney John Loftus and an interview with attorney Robert McKee. Loftus this week filed a lawsuit against McKee's client, Dr. Sami Al-Arian, alleging that Al-Arian funneled contributions from a charity to terrorists in the Middle East. Loftus is a former Justice Department official and now president of the Florida Holocaust Museum. Al-Arian is a suspended USF computer engineering professor who is under investigation by the federal government after a Tampa Tri...

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DR. NEIL BERNSTEIN - KEEPING TEENS OUT OF TROUBLE

Interview with Dr. Neil Bernstein, author of the book HOW TO KEEP YOUR TEENAGER OUT OF TROUBLE (Workman Publishing). Bernstein described how parents can establish better communication with their teenagers, what the warning signs are for teen drug use, and what to do if you find your child engaging in illegal or dangerous activity.

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DAVID BROCK - BLINDED BY THE RIGHT

Interview with former WASHINGTON TIMES writer David Brock about his new book BLINDED BY THE RIGHT (Crown Publishing). Brock was once the darling of the conservative press, having written a book attacking Anita Hill. When he was hired by a conservative group to write a similar book about Hillary Clinton, he found Clinton was not the evil person he thought she was. Brock eventually broke with his right-wing funders and this book traces his evolution from conservative to moderate.

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DEPLETED URANIUM EXPOSURE

Interview with Damacio Lopez, executive director of IDUST- the International Depleted Uranium Study Team. Lopez first discovered the issue of DU when it was being tested in nearby Soccoro, NM in the 1970s and 80s. He says that indigenous people were being exposed to DU at dangerous levels. Since then he's been part of an organization which monitors the use of DU by the U.S. military and NATO. He says the environment, soldiers and civilians in Iraq, Kosovo, New Mexico, Puerto Rico and Afghanis...

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GREG PALAST - SAUDIS, BIN LADEN, CARLYSLE GROUP & PRES. BUSH

Interview with BBC Investigative reporter Greg Palast on his new book: THE BEST DEMOCRACY MONEY CAN BUY (Pluto). Palast discussed the connection between the Saudis, the Bin Laden Family, the Carlysle Group and George H. W. Bush. He also discussed how an inaccurate list of 57,000 supposed convicted felons was wrongly used to purge Florida's voting lists prior to the 2000 presidential election. Palast says many legally registered voters were wrongly purged from the voting rolls, having the effe...

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DEMOCRACY RISING

Interview with Jason Khifoury, organizer of the upcoming Democracy Rising rally in Tampa featuring a speech by Ralph Nader and music from Patti Smith.

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