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Ethel and Kerry Kennedy join protest at Publix headquarters in Lakeland where farmworkers break 6 day fast listen

03/12/12 Kelly Benjamin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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On Saturday after 6 days without food, more than 60 farmworkers and supporters ended their fast for fair food outside the Publix Supermarket corporate Headquarters in Lakeland. Nearly 1,000 people marched to the fast breaking ceremony organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers.

Publix supermarkets is the largest and fastest growing employee owned supermarket chain in the United States. They are also one of the longest hold outs from signing on to a Fair Food Agreement with Florida tom...


Biography of Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson

08/14/08 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Good afternoon, Welcome to Radioactivity, I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up an interview with University of Florida professor William McKeen about his new biography of Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson.

But first a lot of listener comments have come in in the last 24 hours. Some about previous listener comments and some about the interview yesterday with Jack Cole of the groups Law Enforcement Officers Against Prohibition, a group that thinks the drug war has failed and drugs should be legaliz...


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