Tanja Vidovic, a Tampa Fire Rescue firefighter, suggests improvements to improve gender equity, such as private bathrooms.
Susan L. Valdes will hold a ‘period drive’ in her District Office in Tampa from Oct. 11 to Oct. 22 to collect donations of feminine hygiene
During today’s sustainable living show (10/11/2021) we caught up with Josh Jamison who is an Agriculture Manager at HEART Village
At the University of South Florida in Tampa students on both sides of the reproductive rights issue chanted against one another.
The most serious charge against Jamie Bullock has been dropped; last month she turned down a plea offer as protestors chanted outside for charges to be dropped.
Women’s March 2021 – thousands rally in Tampa and St. Petersburg for reproductive rights and against a Texas-style abortion ban.
Audio from a forum featuring the two candidates for St. Petersburg mayor in 2021: Robert Blackmon and Ken Welch.
On Monday’s sustainable living (10/04/2021) we talked about intentional communities with Cynthia Tina who is a coach for community seekers.
Mary Keith—the field trip coordinator for the Florida Birding and Nature Festival, taking place Oct 15-17, based at the Manatee Viewing Center in Apollo Beach, Florida—recalled in a “Talking Animals” interview first becoming enchanted with birding decades ago, as the daughter of botanists, growing up in rural Pennsylvania. Keith outlined the aspects of birds and… Read more »
What do you know about the billionaire venture capitalist and entrepreneur, Peter Thiel? He has been a behind-the-scenes operator, influencing countless aspects of our contemporary way of life, from the technologies we use every day to the delicate power balance between Silicon Valley, Wall Street, and Washington. Yet despite Thiel’s power and ubiquity, no public… Read more »
A Manatee County Commissioner worked with a Texas pro-life advocate to draft an ordinance banning abortion in the county. Commissioner James Satcher is now ignoring constituents and media, while reproductive rights groups call for him to be investigated. LISTEN: In recent months, Satcher has made fighting abortion access in Manatee County a personal mission. The… Read more »
Conservation groups plan to sue Manatee County over a proposal to inject water from the Piney Point stack into the lower Floridan aquifer.
Dunedin, Florida, residents are asked to conserve water after a fire damaged the city’s water plant.
Low-wage workers in Tampa and across the state are striking to demand a national minimum wage of fifteen dollars an hour.
The Florida Board of Education will meet to determine if 11 school districts have complied with rules forbidding student mask mandates.
A Black Lives Matter protestor accused of striking an officer during a 2020 protest rejected a plea deal that would drop the felony charge levied against her and keep her out of jail. Jamie Bullock turned down the offer as protestors chanted outside for charges to be dropped. LISTEN: Nearly 50 people gathered outside the… Read more »
On Saturday women and their allies will march in cities across the country for rights, including access to safe and legal abortions. Plus: the rate of discovery of objects in the solar system is the subject of the September 2021 National Geographic magazine cover story, “Mysteries of the Solar System.” WMNF spoke with the author,
This week, a special WaveMakers edition of MidPoint, where we go deep with someone who’s making a difference in the Tampa Bay region. Our guest, Dr. Nashid Madyun, the new executive director of the non-profit Florida Humanities.
Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried Friday introduced new rules that will phase expanded polystyrene foam, known as EPS, out of Florida’s markets and stores. The new rules will remove the products, commonly known as ‘styrofoam,’ by 2028. LISTEN: Fried announced the new rules standing on the boardwalk of a Siesta Key beach. She was joined by… Read more »
On Monday’s (09/27/2021) sustainable living show we talked to St. Pete native Sarah Arrazola, who is the founder of St. Pete Ferments.