By Rob Lorei In the latest in a string of controversial remarks made during his presidential campaign, Donald Trump last night called for a ban on all Muslims traveling to the United States until politicians “figure out what is going on” following terrorist attacks in San Bernardino and Paris. Trump, who last month called for… Read more »
by Rob Lorei Today we listen to the latest episode of Florida This Week, a political talk show moderated by Rob Lorei that airs Friday nights on local PBS station WEDU. This week’s panel of experts discuss: Hillary Clinton’s campaign strategy in Florida, Donald Trump’s visit to Sarasota over the weekend, the uptick in gun sales… Read more »
by Rob Lorei Today on Radioactivity, we first listened to a report from local activist Kelly Benjamin who covering the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, where World leaders are gathering for 11 days to work on an international pact to reduce carbon emissions. We then listened to an interview that french journalist Nicolas Henin gave to The… Read more »
With the recent Paris attack, terrorism is in all of our minds….. Congress seems to be obsessed with the dangers from Syrian widows and orphans. Women throughout this country are in daily fear when they go to their neighborhood Planned Parenthood Clinic. Domestic terrorism has been a problem for a very long time. Anthrax? The… Read more »
By Rob Lorei Today we listen to a special Thanksgiving edition of Florida this week in which host Rob Lorei interviews Tampa mayor Bob Buckhorn, touching on a variety of topics such as the Vinik Project in downtown Tampa, the TBX interstate expansion, the idea of a citizen’s police review board and his goals for his… Read more »
What perilous times….. Paris is the epicenter of the world right now. What to do – who and how are critical. Just policies demand an understanding of people. How much did our endeavors in Iraq contribute to the terrorism in the Middle East? A very powerful play is being presented at USF Tampa –… Read more »
By Rob Lorei Today on Radioactivity we are joined by comedic musician Roy Zimmerman, who sings guitar-based folk songs poking fun at the political topics like Same-Sex Marriage, creationism, guns, and Marijuana (with some jabs at Republicans and Liberals peppered in). He has released 12 albums of satirical music, both as a solo musician and as a… Read more »
Update: On Tuesday the man was arrested. Listen to the story here: http://www.wmnf.org/cair1117/ Late Friday attacks in Paris killed at least 129 people, ISIS has claimed responsibility — and there have been threats to local mosques, including the Islamic Center of St. Petersburg. In this recording left on a voicemail a caller identifies himself as Martin Schnitzler…. Read more »
By Rob Lorei We start off today with the latest edition of Florida this week, a political discussion show broadcast by local PBS station WEDU on Friday nights and moderated by Radioactivity Host Rob Lorei. This Week’s Panel includes CAIR government affairs director Laila Abdelaziz, Attorney Danny Alvarez, Sierra Club campaign organizer Tim Heberline, Investigative… Read more »
About fifty veterans who were homeless Wednesday morning now have a place to live, thanks to a program called Operation: Reveille. Inside a giant cruise terminal at Port Tampa Bay dozens of social service organizations set up tables to help connect those veterans and others with things like legal, medical and career services. Joseph Dorman was… Read more »
By Rob Lorei We listen to Hilary Clinton’s live testimony at the hearings on the Benghazi attacks, in which 4 Americans, two diplomats including ambassador Chris Stevens and two contractors, were killed during an attack on a U.S. compound in Libya by Islamic militants in 2012. Clinton defends herself against allegations that she withheld military… Read more »
By Rob Lorei On Today’s Midpoint, we are joined by Trevor Aaronson, executive director and co-founder of the Florida Center for Investigative Journalism. Aaronson authored The Terror Factory : Inside the FBI’s Manufactured War on Terrorism and he speaks with us about the business of TV ‘terrorism experts’ amidst the recent outing of FOX contributor… Read more »
by Rob Lorei This morning on Radioactivity, we speak with Robert Naiman, policy director at Just Foreign Policy, independent and non-partisan organization dedicated to U.S. foreign policy reformation that is based on diplomacy, law and cooperation. Naiman offers his perspectives into the meeting between President Obama and King Salman of Saudi Arabia today that will address a cooperative… Read more »
Is the federal governmnet devoting enough resources to right-wing terror threats?
Three Americans and one Italian killed by U.S. counterterror actions
Former Senator Bob Graham and independent journalists claim Saudi ties to Sept.11 attacks
Did the FBI entrap would-be Tampa terrorist Sami Osmakac?
Terrorism expert Loretta Napoleoni explains the spread of ISIS and its appeal to western youth
Foreign Policy Professor Pierre Guerlain on how the U.S. should combat Islamic radicalism
Exploring the questions about traumatic brain injury in soldiers and veterans
USF Students for a Democratic Society will hold anti-war teach-in Wednesday
We look at the lack of diversity in the Oscar nominations, and approaches to the War on Terror
CAIR’s Hassan Shibley on the Paris terrorist attack: Terrorism, or Islamic terrorism?
A NOVA interview with Edward Snowden on cyber attacks, and a local man’s struggle towards legal status
Local progressive activist and Muslim-American speaks out on tragic shooting in France.