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06/01/00

Sandy Oestreich, president of Pinellas.O.W. on the Bay Care Health System hospital alliance. She's a critic of the alliance in which several Catholic and secular hospitals merged, resulting in the imposition of Catholic directives on the secular hospitals.

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05/31/00

Mark Plotkin, an ethnobotanist, on his new book "Medicine Quest", a discussion of the importance of preserving the rainforest environment and primitive cultures as a way of saving preserving rare plants and animals and possible cures for disease.

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05/31/00

Len Kaminsky of the South Florida Committee Against the Death Penalty on the pending executions of two people on Florida's death row.

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Increased Military Aid to Columbia?

05/30/00
Alan Watts

The Clinton administration and U.S. Senator Bob Graham are calling for an additional 1.6 billion dollars in aid to Colombia. USF adjunct professor Dennis Hans has written about the subject for many publications and he discussed the pros and cons today.

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05/30/00

The efforts of the Perrier Company to take over water resources in Wisconsin, Texas and Florida. Mary Jane Schmudlach of Friends of the Mecan in Wisconsin, and Terri Wolfe, president of Save Our Springsinc in Hillsborough County, Fl. about the way Perrier is trying to put water wells near pristine springs and underground aquifer supplies in order to sell more bottled water to consumers. The guests said such activity is harmful to the environment.

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Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China?

05/24/00

Marco Trbovich, asst. to the president of the United Steelworkers Union of America on labor's opposition to PNTR with China.Trbovich discussed human rights in China, the effect of PNTR on manufacturing jobs and working families in the U.S. and the effort by unions, consumer groups and environmentalists to curtail the power of Big Money over Congress.

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Michigan Congressman David Bonior

05/18/00

Michigan Congressman David Bonior, Dr. Sami Al-Arian, professor at USF, and Kit Gage of the National Coalition to Protect Political Freedom on the case of Mazen Al-Najar who has been held in jail in Bradenton by the federal gov't on secret evidence for 1,096 days. Also discussed: the twenty other people held around the country on secret evidence and the effort in congress to pass the Secret Evidence Repeal Act. Political Prisoners in the Bay area and around the U.S.

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05/11/00

Discussion about Co-Housing in which people would live in a small community and share some duties such as maintenance, child care, cleaning, cooking. Brig Johnson (Tampa), Zef Pace (Boulder), and John Butts (Plant City), co-housing activists.

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05/11/00

Celeste Harrison Whitlow, editor of the POLITICAL AMAZON web site discussing how AOL "youth filter" programs block access to liberal websites such as those run by the ACLU, the Greens, the Democratic Party, etc.

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Dernoral Davis

05/10/00

Dernoral Davis, professor of history at Jackson State University on the 30th anniversary of the killing of two students at the University by police and Mississippi highway patrol officers.

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