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Tampa Bay home prices increased 35 percent over the last year — that’s the most in the country

Home prices in the Tampa metro area jumped 35% & continued to increase more than any of the other 20 large metro areas in the country.

“A Life of Struggles” on Morning Energy

According to a CNN news report (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObFzQ-FUC5g) , in 2022 inflation is the number one economic crisis that plagues Americans. Inflation is also the highest that it has been in over 40 years and has driven up...

Surly Voices: The Deal with the Economy

Prices are going up, people are complaining, and suddenly the joke of “in this economy?” is less funny. This week on Surly Voices, the hosts were joined by Benjamin Wilson and Scott Ferguson to discuss...

Ten years ago: Occupy Tampa holds first protest in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street

The first Occupy Tampa demonstration occurred on Saturday, September 24, 2011. WMNF republishes the story ten years later.

Is Chinese investment the path to revive US factories?

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Select 08/28/19 from the drop down menu https://www.wmnf.org/events/radioactivity/ Intro: Acclaimed film makers Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar and a team of cinematographers spent three years documenting the revival of...

Economic Policy Institute: Young Workers Face Low Wages

Radioactivity with Rob Lorei Listen Here: Select 06/11/19 from the drop down menu https://www.wmnf.org/events/radioactivity/ Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up—American wages continue to lag behind for many workers—especially people just out...
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How to participate in Toys for Tots

There’s still time left – but not much – to donate toys to needy families through the Toys for Tots program. WMNF News spoke with Pete Osman, president and CEO of the Marine Toys for...

Radioactivity Listeners respond to Donald Trump’s Thursday night speech in Cincinnati

BY Rob Lorei On Radioactivity Friday we listened to 20 minutes of a speech that President-elect Donald Trump gave to a crowd in Cincinnati, the first stop in his “Thank You” tour around the states....

Saint Petersburg Mayor delivers hopeful State of the City Address

Mayor Rick Kriseman announces that the state of Saint Petersburg is strong and sunny. Kriseman delivered his State of the City address last Saturday at the Coliseum. The auditorium was packed with city workers, residents...

The Anti-Wolff of Wall Street

Richard Wolff, celebrated economist, professor, pundit and author, is coming to St. Petersburg’s Palladium Theater in benefit for WMNF Community Radio on Tuesday, November 10. Wolff’s analysis of capitalism from a Marxist perspective easily dismantles...
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White House announces American Business Act on Climate Pledge

Monday the White House announced that thirteen of the largest American companies are joining the Obama administration to pledge to cut greenhouse gasses and fight climate disruption; it’s called the American Business Act on Climate...

Green Party presidential nomination candidate Jill Stein makes her case on Radioactivity

On Radioactivity Host Rob Lorei talks with Jillian Stein, a physician from Massachusetts who is running for the 2016 Green Party Nomination for the Presidency. She ran for president once before for the Green Party...

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