Eight-legged Looters invade Lee County

Eight-legged Looters invade Lee County By Amy Beeman Say you’re a common octopus living in the green-blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico near Lee County, in Southwest Florida. Life is good, and it’s not just because you’re naturally capable of things that humans usually ascribe to superheroes. For one thing, you can regrow your… Read more »

Peta Lindsay

WMNF interview with Party for Socialism and Liberation presidential candidate Peta Lindsay

There are twelve presidential candidates on the Florida ballot, not counting write-ins. You know about the Democrat and the Republican and we’ve also brought you the voices of the presidential candidates from the Libertarian, Green, Constitution and Justice Parties. But there’s also a new political party called the Party for Socialism and Liberation. Thursday I… Read more »

Protesters in Tampa march on the RNC with a host of complaints

Hundreds of activists rallied at a park in downtown Tampa this morning against the Republican Party. After hearing from dozens of groups representing interests from healthcare to women’s rights, protesters marched through the streets of Tampa under tight police control. William Sloan, a Vietnam veteran, ignored the sweat cascading down his face to demand peace…. Read more »

Occupy Tampa to challenge constitutionality of city’s sidewalk ordinance

Arrests of Occupy Tampa members have slowed down, but the court hearings for the dozens charged so far are still underway. Last week after an arraignment, one defense council said he plans to argue that the city ordinance some Occupy Tampa members are charged with violating is unconstitutional. Andrew “Pepe” Kovanis was accused of disobeying… Read more »

Tampa Police Captain Dugan meets with weapons vendor Safariland

Tampa Police Captain Brian Dugan met with weapons and law enforcement equipment vendor Safariland Tuesday November 22. Andrea Davis is a spokesperson for Tampa Police, and she said that Safariland arranged the appointment. Occupy Tampa protesters say they saw him at Moxies sandwich shop with several company representatives at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. When WMNF last… Read more »