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Local charity holds earthquake relief concert for Nepal

05/01/15 Rob Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Tags: Rob Rowan, Nepal, earthquake, Global Action Group, Palladium Theater, Judith Miller, Jon Stewart, New York Times, Weapons of Mass Destruction, wmnf, Rob Lorei


We talk with Rob Rowan, whose charity organization Global Action Coalition will be holding an earthquake relief concert for Nepal. The south asian country was hit by a devastating earthquake last week that killed over 6000 people, including 19 climbers on Mount Everest. The Nepalese government is appealing for international aid in face of a shortage of tents and food for many people that have been left homeless. The jazz concert will take place at the P...

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Nepali peace activist shares stories from a guerrilla ambush, Fast food workers strike and Ralph Nader discusses raising the minimum wage listen

09/04/14 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Tags: Hem Pun, Nepal, Fast food wooers, working wages, Ralph Nader


Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei speaks with former major in Nepal’s army- who was seriously injured in a Maoist guerilla ambush. He and members of his village have stood up to guerillas and security forces to create a zone where no fighting goes on. Hem Pun is a peace activist and will be speaking tonight in St. Petersburg.

Later Rob, discusses a rally in Tampa today and more than 100 cities across the country where fast food workers will be striking and committing acts of civi...

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Robert Rowen on human needs in Nepal and the ACLU's Howard Simon on how our state Legslature ignores democratic principles

04/25/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)

Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up first today Robert Rowen, founder of a local group called Global Action Coalition talks about a Nepali New Year's celebration this Friday in Tampa and his group's effort to provide food and education to school children in Nepal (phone: 813-546-9819).

Later we'll hear from ACLU Florida director Howard Simon about the state Legislature and laws being disc...


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