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DAVID CORN

10/14/03

Author David Corn discussed his new book "The Lies of George Bush: Mastering the Politics of Deception." Corn talks about how the Bush administration has knowingly and intentionally misled the American public.

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INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY MOVEMENT

10/14/03

An interview with International Solidarity Movement organizer Adam Shapiro and USF graduate Lauren Anzaldo about her experiences as a volunteer working in the West Bank this summer. The ISM is a grassroots movement that promotes and organizes nonviolent direct action in Palestine.

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ALABAMA SUPREME COURT JUDGE SPEAKS ON CHURCH AND STATE - Kim Farley

10/10/03

Last night, Chief Justice Roy S. Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court, spoke at the Without Walls International Church in Tampa about the separation of church and state. He is best known for refusing to remove a monument of the Ten Commandments located in the Alabama Supreme Court building rotunda. Before the speech, he answered reporter’s questions. WMNF’s Kim Farley reports…….

Earlier this year a federal judge instructed Justice Moore to remove a monument of the ...

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ACLU ON USA PATRIOT ACT - Amy Snider

10/07/03

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. WMNF’s Amy Snider files this report:

“At the Aclu…..�

That was Dalia Hashad, an attorney for the ACLU’s racial prof...

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WMNF'S NEW, ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY BUILDING

10/02/03

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.

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POLITICAL INSIDERS POISED TO MAKE A HUGE PROFIT FROM IRAQ RECONSTRUCTION

10/02/03

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.

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THE EFFECT OF FREE TRADE ON PEOPLE IN THE U.S., CHILE AND MEXICO

10/02/03

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 ...

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FIREFIGHTERS WITHOUT A CONTRACT - Kristen Friend-Weaver

10/01/03

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. WMNF’s Kristen Friend-Weaver has more…

Hillsborough County firefighters are now working without a contract since they failed to reach an agreement with the county administrator’s office before Septembe...

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TRAIL EXTENSION RECOMMENDED - Kristen Friend-Weaver

10/01/03

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. WMNF’s Kristen Friend Weaver attended the meeting and has this report…

The Board’s approval of a further study of route three revised is a victory for supporters of the Trail who believe...

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THE BUSH FAMILY FORTUNES

09/30/03

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.

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