coronavirus

Coronavirus in Florida and what you need to know

Coronavirus resources websites: Florida Department of Health CDC City of Tampa City of St. Petersburg WMNF coronavirus stories Global coronavirus numbers Pinellas County Schools info Hillsborough County Schools info Hillsborough County info Here’s an important article about social distancing and a follow-up to that article Here’s a UCSF story that quotes Dr. Jeff Martin Here’s… Read more »

Pandemics And Human Evolution

“If the Corona Virus doesn’t change the way we behave – we are idiots!” The uncompromising words of Augustin Fuentes, professor of anthropology. Pandemics have been decisive markers in over ten thousand years of evolution and human behavior has changed in response explains professor Fuentes. Our future after the coronavirus pandemic will change, but Augustin… Read more »

Update from Tampa on coronavirus

Two people have died from coronavirus in Florida and 32 people in Florida have tested positive; as of Thursday afternoon, there have been 301 negative tests and 147 test results are pending. More than a thousand Floridians have been monitored for COVID-19 so far and 476 people are currently being monitored for the disease. The… Read more »

New Book by Former White House Ethics Advisor Documents Presidential Abuses of Power

Radioactivity 3 10 20 Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up- a live interview with a former Bush Administration official and a veteran local author who has ten New York Times Best sellers to his credit. They’ve co-authored a new book called American Nero- it’s about Donald Trump. We’ll meet them in… Read more »

New Report Details President Trump’s Massive Conflicts of Interest

Radioactivity March 3, 2020 Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up— The government watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington announced last Friday that after more than three years of monitoring President Donald Trump’s conduct, the president has hit a milestone, amassing more than 3,000 conflicts of interest between his businesses… Read more »

Sign in Cuba with flag

Cuba expert defends Sanders’ statement about education under Fidel; Democratic “superdelegates” and a possible “brokered convention”

About a week ago, establishment politicians criticized Senator Bernie Sanders for his comments about Cuba on 60 minutes. The Democratic presidential frontrunner said that when Fidel Castro was president of Cuba there was repression, but Castro also instituted high-quality education. Republicans and many Democrats slammed Sanders for those remarks. But on WMNF’s MidPoint Monday, a… Read more »

The Christian nationalists who back President Trump

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Follow this link and select 02/26/20 from the drop down menu: Radioactivity: Interviews & Live Call-In Intro: One of the great mysteries of the Trump era is how a man who has two ex-wives, multiple accusations of sexual harassment and rape, multiple bankruptcies and dozens of lawsuits, openly boasted… Read more »

St. Petersburg and Tampa Mayors

Mayors of St. Petersburg and Tampa weigh in on Rays and other issues

The mayors of the region’s two largest cities answered questions Friday from Tampa Tiger Bay Club members. St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and Tampa Mayor Jane Castor spoke about a range of topics like the Tampa Bay Rays, sustainability and climate change and the Florida Legislature infringing upon cities and counties. Kriseman and Castor were asked… Read more »

What did Bernie Sanders really say about Fidel Castro?

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Follow this link and select 02/25/20 from the drop down menu: Radioactivity: Interviews & Live Call-In Intro: Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up today: Bernie Sanders is being criticized across cable television news channels this morning for remarks he made about the late Cuban leader… Read more »

An interview with ‘Sweet Home Monteverde’ director and the Democratic Presidential Debate

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Or follow this link and select 02/20/20 from the drop down menu: Radioactivity: Interviews & Live Call-In Intro: Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. Later in the program we’ll hear excerpts from that fiery Democratic debate last night in Las vegas. The first one featuring billionaire Michael Bloomberg. First up… Read more »

German Consul to Florida discusses tourism business investment, the rise of the far-right and immigration

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Or follow this link and select 02/19/20 from the drop down menu: Radioactivity: Interviews & Live Call-In Intro: Our guest today will be speaking  afternoon at the St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs (http://www.stpetersburgconferenceonworldaffairs.com) . He’s Andreas Siegel Germany’s Consul General in Florida. We sat down for this interview… Read more »