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Florida Farmworkers Need More Legal Protections

A tragic bus accident killed 8 legal migrant farmworkers and injured dozens more who are now caught in a legal, immigration and medical limbo because their visas have expired before their treatments are complete.

MidPoint: The Florida Budget & Legislative Priorities

Analysts from the Florida Policy Institute join us to talk about the 2024 State budget and the latest pending legislation on child labor, education, criminal justice, and immigration policies. Find out what the legislature...

St. Pete activists call for lawmakers “prioritize working people” ahead of 2024 legislative session

Listen: The Florida Legislative Session starts January 9th, and a coalition of Florida advocates and leaders spoke on the steps of St. Petersburg City Hall to demand lawmakers listen to the concerns of working Floridians....

Putting The World In Perspective

The Forum/The Fourth Estate takes a look at the headlines and other under-reported stories in perspective. The politics of race and the Republican-MAGA impact discussed in historical context. An inmate class-action lawsuit against the Alabama...
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The Scoop: Fri., December 1, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Florida GOP chair is subject of rape investigation The chair of Florida’s Republican Party, Christian Ziegler, is the subject of a rape investigation. A heavily redacted incident report from the Sarasota Police Department has several...
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The Scoop: Fri., November 10, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Picket line in Riverview Yesterday about 40 call center workers at Maximus in Riverview picketed to demand higher wages and better working conditions. It’s the federal government’s largest call center contractor.   New College funding...
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The Scoop: Thurs., October 26, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Mass shooting suspect at large At least 22 people are dead and dozens more wounded in a mass shooting overnight in Lewiston, Maine and the suspected gunman is still at large. Last night’s shooting was...

Interview with Mr. Miles Alexander, 3rd, owner and operator of AlexanderGoshen – Entrepreneur in construction

Interview with Mr. Miles Alexander, 3rd, owner and operator of AlexanderGoshen - Entrepreneur in construction Mr. Alexander, 3rd, CEO of AlexanderGoshen a construction business received an award for emerging excellence in the construction industry.  AlexanderGoshen...

Quality of Life in the U.S.

The U.S. Census reports on measures of poverty long and short term while workers are utilizing their voices and power to strike in a crucial economic time. https://www.census.gov/content/dam/Census/library/publications/2023/demo/p60-280.pdf Political inequality is being tested in redistricting...

Episode 18: Andrea Debose a Prose in the Tampa Federal Court System and Won. However, experiencing unnatural delay.

How to represent yourself in federal civil courts as a Prose.
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The Scoop: Wednesday, July 26, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

UPS reached a tentative contract deal with the 340,000-person strong Teamsters union yesterday, averting a strike.

Episode 17: Pro Se Experience in Federal Courts by Andrea Debose

In the federal court system, over three hundred thousand Pro Se represent themselves. A look into the Pro Se world was defending self in Federal Courts and winning. Today the interview will be with Ms. Andrea...

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