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Prison privatization foe demoted In Tallahassee and a Ballot for America's Future

02/02/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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This morning we’ll talk about the removal of a state Senator yesterday from committee that oversees the prison budget- because the Senator has been critical of prison privatization plans.

And later we’ll talk about an effort to poll Americans on some major issues that are rarely talked about by candidates for national office.

First up today -- State Senator Mike Fasano of New Port Richey was removed from his position on a senate subcommittee that oversees spending on prisons and the...

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Is the US an empire? Group in Tampa says yes listen

06/30/11 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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When they hear the word empire, many people think of Rome, Babylon, Britain, or the USSR. But today a group in Tampa talked about imperial aspects of the United States. Just ahead of the country’s two-hundred-thirty-fifth birthday, a United Church of Christ workshop revealed an imperial America they say varies greatly from the vision of the nation’s founders.

Reverend Tom Warren is with a United Church of Christ congregation in Pleasant Hill, Tennessee. In talking about America as an i...

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Day in Solidarity with African People in St. Petersburg listen

09/28/10 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Tomorrow the African People’s Solidarity Committee is holding a Day in Solidarity with African People in St. Petersburg. The theme of the meeting is “Beyond Obama: Seeking real solutions to the growing racial divide in the U.S.” One speaker is Glen Ford. He is executive editor of Black Agenda Report and a member of the Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations.

The event is at the Studio@620 on First Avenue south, beginning at 6:30 tomorrow evening.

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Paul Hawken interview - Part 2 listen

05/13/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Paul Hawken is an activist and the author of Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Social Movement in History Is Restoring Grace, Justice and Beauty to the World. The book was released in paperback in March.

WMNF spoke with Hawken yesterday and began the second half of our interview by asking to describe what he meant by writing that the current economic and social system favors goods over people.

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Blessed Unrest

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Paul Hawken Interview - Blessed Unrest Part 1 listen

05/12/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Paul Hawken is an activist and the author of Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Social Movement in History Is Restoring Grace, Justice and Beauty to the World. The book was released in paperback in March.

Today WMNF spoke with Hawken and began by asking why he wrote the book. We will air the second half of this interview on tomorrow’s Evening News, beginning at 6 p.m.

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Blessed Unrest

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