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Peter Matthews on the high price of democracy in the U.S. listen

08/07/14 Mitch Perry
Last Call Thursday
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Peter Matthews, the author of the book “Dollar Democracy: With Liberty and Justice for some – How to reclaim the American Dream For All was our guest for the entire hour. Matthews spoke about the themes he discusses in his book, how America has become up for sale, with our politicians doing what's best for them (and their funders) than the people. He spoke to many callers throughout the hour.

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Tampa Theatre Summer Classics Series - Citizen Kane listen

08/06/14 Warren Elly and Bob Ross
Last Call Wednesday
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Tags: Bob Ross, Warren Elly, Orson Welles, Citizen Kane, Tampa Theatre

Today on the the Last Call, Warren Elly discusses the film Citizen Kane and Orson Welles with film critic Bob Ross.

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Extended Last Call - Tampa Theatre Summer Classics Festival listen

08/06/14 Warren Elly with Bob Ross
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tags: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Bob Ross, Warren Elly, Casablanca, Tampa Theatre

Warren Elly discusses Casablanca with film critic and historian Bob Ross.

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Glenn Greenwald discusses Israel on The Real News Network listen

08/06/14 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Tags: Glenn Greenwald, The Real News Network

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Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei takes listener calls. We also hear an interview from investigative journalist, Glenn Greenwald who spoke with Paul Jay of The Real News Network about Israel and Gaza.

Glenn Greenwald: US Intelligence Supports Israeli Attacks

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Nonprofit helps development in Haiti and Florida Health Department representative discusses the mysterious bacteria in Florida beach water listen

08/05/14 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Tags: The future of Haiti, Claude Reginald Jean, Leslie Hobbs, Maggie Hall

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Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei speaks with Maggie Hall from the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County about a mysterious bacteria that has appeared in Florida beaches.

Later, Rob speaks with Claude Reginald Jean and Leslie Hobbs from The future of Haiti organization about their work to support families and orphanages in Haiti.

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Urban Gardeners listen

08/04/14 Jon Butts
Sustainable Living and Alternative Health
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On today’s show we talked about probiotic urban gardening, fruit trees in city parks, community and school gardens plus a lot of other edible stuff. Our guests on today’s show included our favorite Premier South-Tampa-Urban-Homesteading- Dumpster-Diving- Plant Lover, John Starnes. Also joining us for the first time was another urban gardening activist, Tanja Vidovic. Tanja and her husband Jared have been involved in several food growing projects that include getting Tampa to grow fruit tr...

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New book explores Nixon's secret White House recordings during the Watergate scandal and details on Pro-Palestinian rally in Washington listen

08/04/14 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)
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Tags: Nixon, Watergate, The Nixon Defense, John Dean, Samar Jarrah, Palestine Rally DC

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This weekend marks the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s resignation from office.

Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei speaks with author John Dean who has written a new book, THE NIXON DEFENSE based on Nixon’s never-before-released secret White House recordings, The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew.

John Dean is the former White House counsel whose testimony before the Senate Watergate Committee in 1973 linked President Richard Nixon to the scandal that would b...

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Will the American middle class disappear? New book offers solutions to keep the American dream afloat and Ralph Nader's views on Gaza and Israel listen

08/01/14 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Tags: DOLLAR DEMOCRACY, Peter Mathews, Ralph Nader, Israel, Gaza

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Today Radioactivity explores if the middle class in the US will disappear? Rob speaks with author Peter Mathews about his new book DOLLAR DEMOCRACY: With Liberty and Justice for Some: How to Reclaim the American Dream For All. Peter Mathews is a professor, political commentator and former congressional candidate from Southern California.

Later we hear from Ralph Nader who has some views on the war going on between the Palestinians in Gaza and Israel....

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Tampa teenager beaten up by Israeli police but sentenced to house arrest: "I was so mad" listen

08/01/14 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Tags: Tariq Abukhdeir, Tariq Khdeir, Palestine, West Bank, Israel, Jerusalem, Tampa, Gaza

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The Tampa teenager who was beat up by Israeli police last month shortly after his cousin was killed in the West Bank was sentenced to house arrest while recovering from his injuries. I sat down with Tariq Abukhdeir last week at his house and asked what it was like to be sentenced to house arrest.

I asked his mother, Suha Abukhdeir about Tariq’s injuries.

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Tampa crowd rallies to support Israel during attacks on Gaza listen

08/01/14 Brenton Honeywell and Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Tags: Israel, Palestine, Tampa, Gaza, War, militarism

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Supporters of Israel rallied this afternoon in downtown Tampa. Fifty or so people gathered holding signs and playing Israeli music.

Detlef Borges from Sebring says the U.S. is right to keep shipping ammunition to Israel.

Another attendee at the rally, Amy Nash, came from Lakeland to support Israel.

In news from Gaza, Israeli forces are moving deeper into southern Gaza, searching for a soldier who was apparently captured during a clash with Hamas militants earlier in the day. The forc...

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