Author: Tom Walker

On Wednesday, February 24 at 9am, our first guest on the Peace & Justice Report was Andy Worthington, an investigative journalist, author, campaigner, commentator and public speaker. Missed it? You can listen to it in the WSLR archives! Andy is recognized as an authority on Guantánamo and the “war on terror.”  He’s the co-founder websites Close Guantánamo and […]

This Wednesday, February 17 at 9am, our first guest will be scientist Marc Zimmer from the University of Connecticut who will talk about a book he’s writing for teens on how to tell good science from fake science. Last year he published a book The State of Science: What the Future Holds and the Scientists Making it […]

This Wednesday, February 10 at 9am, our first guest was Jim Saunders, the Executive Editor of the News Service of Florida. Jim has agreed to give us a weekly five-minute overview of the latest activity in the Florida Legislature – new bills, upcoming hearings, and so forth. But this week Jim will be with us for […]

This Wednesday, February 3 at 9am, the Peace & Justice Report will have three guests. First we had a short report from Jim Saunders, the Executive Editor of the News Service of Florida. Jim has agreed to give us a weekly five-minute overview of the latest activity in the Florida Legislature – new bills, upcoming hearings, […]

This Wednesday, January 27 at 9am, our first guests on Peace and Justice will be Patricia Allen and Marie Keeney from the Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota’s Social Justice Committee. We’ll talk about Sarasota policing and the reforms advocated on the websites Campaign Zero and #8cantwait. In the second half of the show we’ll talk […]

This Wednesday, January 20th at 9am, our first guest will be Jenna Stevens, State Director of Environment Florida. She’ll talk about their new report A Path to Cleaner Water. “America’s waterways are a national asset. They are the places we swim on hot summer days, kayak with friends and family, spend a relaxing day fishing, […]

This Wednesday, January 13th at 9am, our guest was New College professor Brendan Goff. He talked about his soon to be published  book, Rotary International and the Selling of American Capitalism. It’s a new history showing how the organization reinforced capitalist values and cultural practices at home and tried to remake the world in the […]

This Wednesday January 6 at 9am our guest was Sandra Goldmark, Associate Professor of Professional Practice and Director, Campus Sustainability and Climate Action at Barnard College. She’s the author of the new book Fixation: How to Have Stuff without Breaking the Planet. Her website is FIXUP.  To watch a great twenty-minute video about the problems we talked about watch […]

This Wednesday December 30, at 9am, our guest will be Kathy Kelly, an activist and writer who has helped co-coordinate Voices for Creative Nonviolence. VCNV has done great work over the years, In 2021 they’re moving to a new phase of organizing. Read their final print letter HERE. And here’s a letter Kathy wrote recently about […]

Wednesday, December 23, at 9am our guest was Twyla Carter, National Policy Director at The Bail Project. Missed it? Just go to archive.wslr.org and search for “Peace & Justice.” Their website tells us this: On any given day, nearly half a million people languish in jail cells across America, waiting for their criminal cases to move […]


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