News & Public Affairs01/14/10 Tom Baur & SeÃ¡n Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday Listen to this entire show:
Today peace activists from St. Pete for Peace and Veterans for Peace protested outside an event hosted by the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, where the keynote speaker was Gen. David Petraeus.
The groups were rallying to "support the troops who refuse to take part in war crimes,â as well as protesting Gen. Petraeus' appearance and the Chamber of Commerce's push to curtail civil liberties at BayWalk.
We will bring you a full report tomorrow.Be the first to comment
11/20/09 Joshua Lee Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday Listen to this entire show:
Anti-war protesters held signs today in South Tampa; some of the signs said âHonk if you want to close Gitmoâ, and âbring them home.â
Early in 2006, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid criticized President Bush's speech at US Central Command in Tampa, questioning his pre-war claims of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) in Iraq. Ever since then, Jay Alexander with the Tampa Veterans for Peace has been holding vigils for peace near Mac Dill Air Force Base, and asking for a moratorium...1 comments
03/17/09 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday) Listen to this entire show:
Good afternoon, welcome to WMNFâs Radioactivity. Iâm Rob Lorei. Coming up: weâll hear from a local journalist who has just returned from Ireland; later this week the city of St. Petersburg will decide whether to restrict fertilizers during certain times of year. And later weâll hear from peace activist Paul Loeb.
But first, a lot of listeners wanted to comment about last Thursdayâs program on which the topics of unions, a living wage, and whether some blue collar workers were ove...Be the first to comment
11/20/08 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday) Listen to this entire show:
John Dear is a Jesuit priest, peace activist and the author of more than 20 books including A Persistent Peace, Put Down Your Sword, Transfiguration, You Will Be My Witnesses, Living Peace, The Questions of Jesus and Mohandas Gandhi.
Dear has served as the director of the Fellowship of Reconciliation, and as a coordinator of chaplains for the Red Cross at the New York Family Assistance Center after 9/11. From 2002-2004, he served as pastor of four churches in New Mexico. He has traveled...2 comments