News & Public Affairs09/04/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday) Listen to this entire show:
Today on Radioactivity Rob Lorei continues the discussion on Syria and speaks with author Gareth Porter, who recently wrote an article for Truth-out.org about how the intelligence community was mislead to support an attack on Syria. Later, we play a segment from a heated debate between Secretary of State John Kerry and Republican Senator Rand Paul in a Senate hearing over Syria. Listen to the full show above.
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09/03/13 Associated Press
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday Listen to this entire show:
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is warning that what he calls punitive action taken against Syria for an alleged chemical weapons attack last week could unleash more turmoil and bloodshed in that nation's civil war. Ban also cautioned nations such as the United States and France that may be considering such strikes that they are legal only in self-defense under the U.N. Charter or if approved by the U.N. Security Council.
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09/03/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday) Listen to this entire show:
Today on Radioactivity Rob Lorei airs President Obama's address to the nation. On Saturday afternoon the president expressed his desire to take military action against the Syrian government but said he will wait on congressional approval. Later, listeners share their thoughts on Obama's address. Listen to the full show above.
President Obama’s Aug. 31 statement on Syria
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09/02/13 Jon Butts
Sustainable Living and Alternative Health Listen to this entire show:
On this Labor Day host Jon Butts had a very special guest on Sustainable Living. He’s been foraging for almost 60 years and is the creator of the [Eat The Weeds] website. Green Deane joined the show for the entire hour, bringing a wealth of information about what we can and can’t eat that are usually considered weeds. Also Debbie Butts, our co host, joined the show bringing in samples of the WMNF station’s landscaping so that Green Dean could explain their edible and medicinal use...Be the first to comment
Local Labor Activists on Wage Theft, Fair Wages for Fast Food Workers and Rebuilding Better Working Conditions09/02/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday) Listen to this entire show:
Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. Today we'll talk with Aaron Carmella (813-215-5945) and Dustin Ponder of the West Central Florida Federation of Labor about the recent fast food strike in Tampa, wage theft, and what can be done to improve working conditions here in Florida.Be the first to comment
08/30/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday) Listen to this entire show:
Today on Radioactivity Rob Lorei plays a segment from a CNN interview with Florida Rep. Alan Grayson who is against air strikes in Syria. Later, listeners weigh in on American intervention in the Syrian war. Listen to the full show above.
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08/30/13 Samar Jarrah, Rob Lorei, SeÃ¡n Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday Listen to this entire show:
Peace activists are planning a No War With Syria demonstration in South Tampa Saturday at 6 p.m. They’re gathering at the corner of Gandy Boulevard and Dale Mabry Highway.
One of the organizers from St. Pete for Peace was on the WMNF program True Talk Friday morning. Host Samar Jarrah is in Jordan but used Skype to interview Chris Ernesto, who was in the studio with Rob Lorei.
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08/29/13 Mitch Perry
Last Call Thursday Listen to this entire show:
St. Petersburg based political blogger Peter Schorsch (Saintpetersblog.com) joined the program to break down what happened on Tuesday night's primary election in St. Pete, and what it means for the November general election.Be the first to comment
08/29/13 Billie Jean King
From A Woman's Point of View Listen to this entire show:
Billie Jean King, tennis player and legend, talks about her life in the documentary Billie Jean King which is going to be on the American Masters series on PBS on September 10 at 8 pm. This will be the first time that American Masters will feature an athlete-male or female. Billie gave a press conference in which she discussed 40-40-40. Forty years since the founding of the Women's Tennis Association, 40 years since her defeat of Bobby Riggs in what was billed as "The battle of the Sexes" ...Be the first to comment
08/29/13 SeÃ¡n Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday Listen to this entire show:
Last year Tampa used part of a $50 million federal grant to purchase surveillance cameras to be used during the Republican National Convention.
Soon the city will have to decide if it wants to keep the cameras and pay more than $160,000 to maintain them.
Critics argue about the cost and the loss of privacy but supporters say they help deter crime.
For example police say cameras helped catch a sexual battery suspect near a downtown garage last November.
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