News & Public Affairs04/01/03
Our guests were Bill Newton and Harvey Rosenfield. Doctors are warning that the high cost of medical malpractice insurance is driving them out of the profession. The MD's blame lawsuits. But our guests have studied the insurance industry and claim that the sharp increases in the cost of most types of insurance are tied to the industry's investment losses and not a sudden increase in lawsuits or pain and suffering awards. Our guests are spearheading a campaign to keep a lid on rising insurance...Be the first to comment
Palast reports for the BBC and the Guardian newspapers and in this interview discussed 9/11, the U.S. companies which profited after the first Gulf War, the purging of legally qualified voters from the voter rolls prior to the 2000 election in Florida, and the connection between George W. Bush and Middle East arms dealers.Be the first to comment
Askia Muhammed Aquil and Mohammed Al-Askari, an Iraqi exile and now a businessman in Pinellas County. These two men discussed their views on the war, Saddam Hussein, the crackdown on immigrants, civil liberties and religious tolerance. They don't agree on every topic, especially the war.Be the first to comment
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Today in Tampa, a anti-war rally brought out hundreds of adament protesters. Meredith Yeomans has moreÃ¢â¬Â¦
A vocal crowd of about 230 people attended a peace rally on Bayshore Drive in Tampa this morning.
As police officers lined the sidewalks and motorists streamed by with horns blazing, protesters chantedÃ¢â¬Â¦ Que #1 Ã¢â¬?when do you want it, NOWÃ¢â¬?
When the chief organizer of the rally, Maricio Rosas, was asked what he intends to accomplish by holding the demonstrat...Be the first to comment
Diane Roberts is a professor of English at the University of Alabama and a columnist for the St. Pete Times. She writes a lot about the doings of the Florida legislature. In this interview she discussed the possible shutdown of the state library, privatization, the budget crisis and the impact of one-party government on Floridians.Be the first to comment
Women in Black, an international peace organization, gathered at Pioneer Park in St. Petersburg today to hold a silent vigil opposing the war in Iraq. WMNFÃ¢â¬â¢s Amy Snider has the story.
Between the sparkling waters filled with luxury boats and the upscale shops along Beach Drive in St. Petersburg, 13 women, 4 men, a child and a baby held hands and stood in a circle, surrounding a small wooden casket adorned with black roses. Most of the participants wore black, despite the heat. Many ...Be the first to comment
Interview with Mrs. Jehan Sadat, widow of Egyptian President, Anwar Sadat. Mrs. Sadat is coming to the area to address a woman's group in St. Petersburg. She discussed the war with Iraq, the mood in Egypt and prospects for a resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Be the first to comment
Accountants Malcolm Hayes, Lee Hewitt and Phil Scheidt answer listeners' tax questions.Be the first to comment
Accountants Phil Scheidt, Andy Mason and Sarah Wilhite help listeners with tax questions.Be the first to comment