This past Saturday, protesters gathered in 52 countries to March Against Monsanto. Groups in St. Petersburg and Ybor City gathered to send a message that poisoning food is not OK.
Organizers say three hundred protesters marched a mile through Ybor City to protest. The target was Monsanto, that’s a giant agribusiness company that manufactures pesticides and genetically modified seeds. Other agribusiness companies were also targeted. Organizer, Nathan Schwartz, says the purpose is to raise ...
Gene Coppola, Director of Palm Harbor Library
Today Radioactivity opens up the phone lines for listeners to discuss the latest news stories. Rob Lorei speaks to Gene Coppola, director of Palm Harbor Library about his fundraising plans to get the library a much needed new roof.
This week we aired a show called Peace Talks Radio instead of a Sustainable Living episode.
The Global Peace Index was discussed on the show.
Incumbent David Jolly (left) debates former Republican primary opponents Mark Bircher and Kathleen Peters.
Janelle Irwin, January 2014
Pinellas County Democrats don’t have a candidate in the Congressional race against Republican David Jolly. But they could have and that’s leaving a bad taste in some mouths. Some Democrats are left wondering if a series of missteps have left the party weakened.
The party refused to get behind one of their own in the Congressional District 13 race. Rev. Manuel Sykes was told if he kept his name in the hat, he wouldn’t be welcome.
“I was persona non grata from the beginning.”
You can adopt pets at Pasco Animal Shelter. This one already has a home.
The Pasco Animal Shelter in Land O Lakes tells us they are getting full and need people to adopt pets this weekend to avoid having to euthanize animals. Monica Pollens is a member of the Pasco County Animal Advisory Board
You can find out more by calling 813-929-1212.
"We really need people to come and adopt animals as of this weekend as we are overflowing and would have to start euthanizing if we don't start getting some animals a...
Tampa activists March Against Monsanto last year.
Roberto Roland, May 23, 2013
Today on Radioactivity, we discuss tomorrow’s rally against Monsanto in Ybor City. Rob Lorei speaks to Christine Wall who is one of the organizers of tomorrow march against Monsanto- a multinational corporation heavily involved in genetically modifying food. Activists demanding that consumers have the choice to select genetically modified or not when they grocery shop will rally.
Rally will be held 2106 East 15th Avenue in Ybor City from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Later in the show, we loo...
Abby Tirabassi comes in to talk about the St. Pete art show to bring awareness to, and raise money for Florida Springs and manatees. Florida Spring Cleaning features a ton of well known St. Pete artists.
Former CD13 Democratic Congressional candidate Jessica Ehrlich re-appeared on The Last Call to talk mainly about the crisis within the VA system, although she also spoke with several listeners who expressed their regret that she didn't run in the CD13 special election this past March, the election where David Jolly succeeded the late Bill Young.
A preliminary map of Tampa Bay are trails shows already completed trails in blue. Green lines are proposed trails.
Update: on 2 June 2014 Governor Scott signed this bill.
A bike path connecting St. Pete to Florida’s space coast may be getting a $15.5 million boost. State lawmakers passed a bill that would fund some projects along the Coast to Coast Connector planners having been hoping to finish for years.
“It took these people taking a 40,000 foot view to see all these little pieces that were actually on the ground and then they said, ‘why don’t you just connect these gaps?’”
That’s Steve Di...
Senator Elizabeth Warren
Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei plays excerpts from the New Populism Conference.