Author: Tom Walker

This Wednesday we’ll talk to author Tanya Golash-Boza, author of Before Gentrification: The creation of DC’S Racial Wealth Gap which shows how a century of redlining, disinvestment, and the War on Drugs wreaked devastation on Black people and paved the way for gentrification in Washington, DC. Then we’ll hear Bob’s interview with David Keith Cobb, […]

On Wednesday, September 20 at 9am, the Peace & Justice Report first talked to Beth Duda, Cedric Hameed, and Ben Tollefson about the upcoming film presentation of “A Walk to Respect,” a powerful staged reading of an exchange between Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass about overcoming division. It’s at 6:20pm a week from this Saturday, […]

This Wednesday, September 13 at 9am, we’ll hear from five fighters seeking to preserve Democracy in Florida: Jim Nathan and Jeff Cull from Floridians for Democracy, Jill Lewis-Spector of the League of Women Voters Florida, Gene Jones of the Florida Veterans for Common Sense, and Dale Anderson of Choose Democracy. Please join us Wednesday or […]

This Wednesday, September 6 at 9am, the Peace & Justice Report will interview Amber Whittle, Ph.D., of Southface Sarasota. Amber will talk about the work of Southface Sarasota and the upcoming EcoSummit and Expo hosted by the Science and Environment Council in Sarasota December 2-6. On the second  half of  the show Bob has invited […]

This Wednesday, August 30, at 9am the WSLR Peace & Justice Report will interview Chuck Collins. Chuck is the Director of the Program on Inequality and the Common Good at the Institute for Policy Studies, where he co-edits He is an expert on U.S. inequality and the racial wealth divide and author of over […]

Wednesday, August 23 at 9am, our guest on Peace & Justice will be Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh, a Palestinian scientist and author. He’s the founder and director of the Palestine Museum of Natural History and also the Palestine Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability of Bethlehem University where he teaches. He’s touring the U.S. now and will […]

This Wednesday, August 2 at 9am, Dr. Dale Anderson of Choose Democracy Now will talk about the parallels between how Hitler and the Nazis attacked the German population between 1933 and 1938 (leading up to the war) and how the GOP is assaulting transgender people, including hate speech, discriminatory laws and threats of violence. Our […]

On Wednesday we’ll interview Mrs. H. H. Leonards, author of the book Rosa Parks Beyond the Bus: Life Lessons, and Leadership. Rosa Parks stayed with Mrs. H. off and on from 1994 to 2003 and they became great friends. Photo by By Schlesinger Library, RIAS, Harvard University.

This Wednesday Professor Philip Travis will talk about how the aftermath of the First and Second World Wars informs the struggle to confront climate change in the 21st century. He writes, “Both the First and Second World Wars highlighted the rapid pace of globalization and called for the countries of the world to come together […]

Our first guest this Wednesday, July 12 at 9am, will be Hank Balevic. He’ll talk about his new book Faulty Background Checks Shatter Applicants’ Lives While Harming Businesses. We’ll discuss background screening and the abuses made by some of the companies in that business. As our second guest Bob has invited our own Rebecca Acosta who […]

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