News & Public Affairs11/27/13 Warren Elly with Javier Izaguirre and John Ovink
Last Call Wednesday Listen to this entire show:
Today on Thanksgiving Eve; Last Call explores the Farm Workers who harvest the plenty we will feast upon tomorrow.
The faces of the migrant pickers have changed from poor whites and blacks to Hispanics, most from Mexico, but farm workers are still on the lowest of rungs, many living in fear of deportation and separation from their families, in this, the richest country in the world.
Warren Elly welcomes guest Javier Izaguirre from Ruskinís Beth El Farmworker Mission. Javier hi...Be the first to comment
Conservatives Attack Iran Deal: Sorting Out the Facts from Fiction; Local Nurse Headed For The Phillipines to Help the Injured11/27/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday) Listen to this entire show:
Today on Radioactivity we talked with Barbara Slavin about the interim deal with Iran on its nuclear program. Slavin is a Senior Fellow at The Atlantic Council where she focuses on Iran; she's also a correspondent for Al-Monitor; a contributor to foreignpolicy.com; and is the author of author, Bitter Friends, Bosom enemies: Iran, the US, and the Twisted Path to Confrontation.
Later we talked with Girlie Garnada. She's with a group called RN Rapid Response Network. Garnada, RN lives in P...Be the first to comment
11/26/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday) Listen to this entire show:
Today Radioactivity explores the U.S. military budget and a coalition of groups seeking change in military spending. An array of organizations launched a campaign to enact major cuts in wasteful military spending, as part of the December 13 federal budget resolution. The groups include peace, human service, economic and environmental justice organizations, food sovereignty, green energy groups, and grassroots community organizations. They are calling for long overdue reductions in military sp...Be the first to comment
11/25/13 Jon Butts
Sustainable Living and Alternative Health Listen to this entire show:
Our very special guest on todayís Sustainable Living program was a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University Of South Florida Clean Energy Research Center. Yogi Goswami spent most of his life exploring and inventing ways to harness the sunís sustainable clean energy. Heís been in the news recently with his latest way to store solar heat energy for use when the sun isnít shining. Yogi talked about all the different applications of his ďsmaller salt ballsĒ that can store the sunís ...8 comments
11/25/13 Rob Lorei
Last Call Monday Listen to this entire show:
Today on the Last Call Rob Lorei discusses nuclear negotiations with Iran and comments from Rick Scott that Obamaís nuclear deal will not stop Iranís pursuit of nuclear weapons. The show also explores the Affordable Care Act, and reasons behind why employee wages at Walmart are so low.
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11/25/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday) Listen to this entire show:
Today on Radioactivity Rob Lorei speaks to RH Reality Check journalist Adele M. Stan who recently wrote an article about the War on Women and their reproductive rights. Stan explains that the Koch brothers have been donating large amounts of money to groups whose mission it is to end reproductive rights.
[Anatomy of the War on Women: How the Koch Brothers Are Funding the Anti-Choice Agenda](http://rhrealitycheck.org/article/2013/11/05/anatomy-of-the-war-on-women-how-the-koch-brothers-...Be the first to comment
11/22/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday) Listen to this entire show:
Today Radioactivity discusses the 50th anniversary of the John Kennedy assassination. Rob Lorei speaks with Burton Hersh who has long been regarded as Edward Kennedyís principal biographer and is the author of such widely respected nonfiction as "Bobby and J. Edgar," "The Shadow President," "The Old Boys: The American Elite and the Origins of the CIA," and "The Mellon Family." A veteran journalist, he has contributed to such publications as Esquire, The Washingtonian, and The New York Times....Be the first to comment
11/22/13 Se√°n Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday Listen to this entire show:
The City of Tampa released 2012 Republican National Convention expenditure information Friday. The City spent more than $49 million dollars on the convention, but most of it was reimbursed by a federal grant. Tampa was left on the hook for nearly $677,000 for things like salary and benefits for some city staff, equipment and loss of parking revenue.
U.S. taxpayers footed most of the city's bill, to the tune of more than $48 million. Consultants and contracts made up nearly $26 million of t...Be the first to comment
11/22/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday Listen to this entire show:
A 19-year old single mother was fired from a Tampa Burger King Friday for what she claims is retaliation for trying to organize with a union for a living wage. Less than 12 hours after she was terminated, more than 30 union leaders and community activists rallied support for the minimum wage worker at the Burger King at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Arme...
11/21/13 Janelle Irwin
Last Call Thursday Listen to this entire show:
For years, conservative Christians have claimed there is a war on Christmas - arguing that too many people insist on using the monicker "Happy Holiday" instead of "Merry Christmas." Now many retailers in a push to bring in even more holiday revenue are opting to stay open on Thanksgiving to start their doorbuster savings before the Turkey's even out of the oven.
Today we ask listeners, is there a war on Christmas and should retail workers be able to enjoy a day off with family instead of b...Be the first to comment