News & Public Affairs04/30/08 Robert Lorei
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An international group of food scientists says countries should not use food crops to produce biofuels during a world food crisis.
Three scientists with the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research say if nations stop turning corn into ethanol this year, it would cut 20 percent from the price of corn next year. Instead of using grains, the international group is calling on the U.S. and other countries to shift biofuels production to nonfood crops such as switchgrass...Be the first to comment
03/11/08 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday) Listen to this entire show:
Our guests for this segment is Don McKeating, who is on the board with Veterans for Peace, and Bettejo Indelicato, who went to Iraq when President Bush announced the invasion of that country. They are taking part in local peace vigils and demonstrations next week on the fifth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
For more information, visit www.5yearsofwar.com.Be the first to comment
02/22/08 SeÃ¡n Kinane
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Floridaâs Democratic senator, Bill Nelson, spoke at the Suncoast Tiger Bay Club in St. Petersburg this afternoon.
Nelson said that because the race for the Democratic nomination for president is so close, there are two potential train wrecks because of the way the party selects its nominee. One involves superdelegates, also known as unpledged delegates, people who can vote at the convention for any candidate, regardless of who the people of their state supported in the primary or caucus...Be the first to comment
02/20/08 Jamie Kidder
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Jessica Stern, author of Terror in the Name of God, spoke at Eckerd College about the causes and effects of international terrorism.Be the first to comment