News & Public Affairs

search:

Tampa Bay Times staff writers take a closer look into the life of Charlie Crist in their new article

08/15/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
Listen to this entire show: listen to this show

Tags: Charlie Crist, Tampa Bay Times, Adam C. Smith, Michael Kruse

Medium_photo

Last Sunday the Tampa Bay Times ran a lengthy article profiling Charlie Crist who is likely to be the Democratic candidate for governor this November. The profile is called KNOWING CHARLIE and it’s generated a lot of discussion for what it reveals about Charlie Crist’s work habits and his personal life. The reporters interviewed more than 100 people for the article- both supporters and detractors.

Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei speaks to Tampa Bay Times staff writers Adam C. Smith and M...

Be the first to comment

Polk County's transit tax & Hillsborough County transit situation listen

08/15/14 Mitch Perry
Last Call Thursday

Tags: HART, My Ride, Katharine Eagan, Tom Phillips

Polk County has a transit tax on this November's ballot, while Hillsborough County is closer to doing the same in 2016. On the program today was Tom Phillips from the Polk County Transit Agency, and Katharine Eagan, the interim director of HART.

Be the first to comment

Was the U.S. founded by Christians? Author of new book Nature's God says no listen

08/14/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
Listen to this entire show: listen to this show

Tags: NATURE’S GOD: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic, Matthew Stewart

Medium_unknown-2

Today on Radioactivity Rob Lorei speaks with author Matthew Stewart about his new book NATURE’S GOD: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic. Stewart says that the country was founded by radical secularists, not Christians. The idea that the nation was founded on Christian religious beliefs is strongly held by televangelists and conservative Christians.

In his entertaining book, Nature’s God (Norton: July 2014), Matthew Stewart dispels the myth that our founding fathers were a gr...

Be the first to comment

International Youth Day listen

08/14/14 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
Listen to this entire show: listen to this show

Tags: LAURIE SMOLENSKI, BARBARA LUBIN, INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY

Medium_mq1

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY

What do you think is the status of children in the world today? Think of the faces of the children in Gaza. Think of the faces of the children on the bus being transported to Murrieta, California. There is an old saying, “that you can judge a nation by how it treats its children.” I would say we have a lot of work to do to erase the fear and terror on those children’s faces.

First, in our country, immigration reform languishes in a now recessed congress, and w...

Be the first to comment

Immigration Crisis in America listen

08/13/14 Warren Elly with John Ovink and Lauren Garrity
Last Call Wednesday
Listen to this entire show: listen to this show

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

Be the first to comment

Expanded Last Call Wednesday listen

08/13/14 Warren Elly with John Ovink and Lauren Garrity
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
Listen to this entire show: listen to this show

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.

Be the first to comment

Environmental law organization fights to protect farm worker rights listen

08/13/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
Listen to this entire show: listen to this show

Tags: Andrea Delgado, EarthJustice

Medium_andrea_delgado-800

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...

Be the first to comment

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

08/12/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
Listen to this entire show: listen to this show

Tags: Florida This Week, WEDU, Gay Marriage, Florida Legislature

Medium_mezzanine_101.jpg.fit.344x192

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.

Be the first to comment

Radioactivity discusses Missouri teen shooting, Iraq and Gaza

08/11/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)
Listen to this entire show: listen to this show

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.

<iframe width="560" he...

Be the first to comment

Homeless Youth listen

08/09/14 DT
The Urban Cafe

Tags: maria fabian, Urban Cafe, homeless youth

Medium_screen_shot_2014-08-12_at_2.29.25_pm

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.

Be the first to comment

Healthy State Local Journalism Center