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Immigration Crisis in America listen

08/13/14 Warren Elly with John Ovink and Lauren Garrity
Last Call Wednesday
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Tags: John Ovink, Lauren Garrity, immigration

A discussion of the immigration crisis of 63,000 unaccompanied Central American Children fleeing gang drug and sexual violence

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Expanded Last Call Wednesday listen

08/13/14 Warren Elly with John Ovink and Lauren Garrity
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tags: john O'Vink, New Mexico Immigrant Law Center, Lauren Garrity

Part 2 of a discussion of the immigration crisis of 63,000 unaccompanied Central American Children fleeing gang drug and sexual violence.

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Environmental law organization fights to protect farm worker rights listen

08/13/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Tags: Andrea Delgado, EarthJustice

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Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei speaks with Andrea Delgado, Legislative Representative at Earthjustice, who is fighting to get protection for farmworkers who are exposed to pesticides. Farm workers do not have the same level of protections under the Environmental Protection Agency as most workers receive who are protected under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. As a result, farm workers’ protections are inferior to other workers’ protections on ma...

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Florida This Week discusses gay marriage, medical marijuana, redistricting, and the governor's race

08/12/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Tags: Florida This Week, WEDU, Gay Marriage, Florida Legislature

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Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei airs a roundtable discussion from Florida This Week about the Florida legislature meeting in a rare special session to redraw congressional district maps, the governor's race, medical marijuana and gay marriage.

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Radioactivity discusses Missouri teen shooting, Iraq and Gaza

08/11/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)
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Tags: radioactivity, Gaza, Iraq, Missouri teen

Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei shares audio from the following videos about the shooting of teen in Missouri, Iraq and Gaza. he then opens the phones lines for listener comments.

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Homeless Youth listen

08/09/14 DT
The Urban Cafe

Tags: maria fabian, Urban Cafe, homeless youth

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Maria Fabian joined the Urban Cafe crew to discuss the issues surrounding our homeless youth here in the Tampa Bay area. A native of Tampa, Florida, Maria Fabian is a former homeless youth who spent more than two months during her senior year of school living in an abandoned apartment with no electricity or running water.

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Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico listen

08/08/14 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Tags: Andrew E. Whitehurst, Science and Water Policy Gulf Restoration Network

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Today Radioactivity discusses the dead zone now in the Gulf of Mexico. This week scientists from the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium released their annual measurement of the Gulf Dead Zone, which measured 5,008 square miles, almost as large as the state of Connecticut. LUMCON has been measuring the Dead Zone since 1985, and this year’s Dead Zone is three times larger than the Dead Zone Task Force’s 2015 goal for reducing the dead zone.

Rob Lorei speaks to Andrew E. Whitehurst,...

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St. Petersburg Arts Walk listen

08/08/14 JoEllen Schilke
Art In Your Ear
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Discussed not only the specifics of the Art Walk, but also the economic impact of the arts and why people should contact their representatives to increase funding for the arts.

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Do women have a right to control their bodies? & The Israel and Gaza conflict listen

08/07/14 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Tags: SIMONA SHARONI, JESSICA MASON PIEKLO

WOMEN’S VOICES…..not being heard

SIMONA SHARONI:

How many women have you seen giving analysis of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict? I don’t mean mothers in anguish over dead or frightened civilians. Nor do I mean the spokeswomen for the various peace groups. Not many. Does it matter? SIMONA SHARONI is Jewish, lived much of her life in Israel, and served in the Israeli military. She is an internationally-known feminist scholar, res...

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Last operating Tampa cigar factory in danger of shutting down listen

08/07/14 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Tags: The JC Newman Cigar Company, Eric Newman

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For more than 125 years the city of Tampa has been the home to cigar factories- by the 1920’s there were 150 factories- employing tens of thousands of people. Tampa was so famous for its cigars to this day it is called Cigar City.

Now the last operating cigar factory in Tampa is facing a possible shutdown because of new regulations proposed by the Food and Drug Administration. The JC Newman Cigar Company- located on the northside of Ybor City employs 130 people, mostly women making inexpe...

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