Author: Tom Walker

This Wednesday, May 5 at 9am, we had our regular update on Tallahassee from Jim Saunders, the Executive Editor of the News Service of Florida. The Florida legislature has ended its session. See below a summary of some of the legislation that passed and some legislation that did not. Our main guest was Nancy Abudu, Voting […]

After a quick summary by Jim Saunders of this week’s activities in Tallahassee, our guests were Andrea Pinabell, President of Southface Institute and Amber Whittle of Southface Sarasota. Southface Institute is a nonprofit that has been advancing healthy communities, regenerative placemaking and a low-carbon future since 2017. Southface Sarasota is a new collaboration just recently announced. “For […]

This Wednesday, April 21 at 9am, we’ll hear an update from Tallahassee by the News Service of Florida. Then our guest will be Scott Darius, the Executive Director of Florida Voices for Health. Scott will talk about why expanding Medicaid is so important and about the other health issues facing Florida. It is extremely difficult […]

This Wednesday, April 14 at 9am we’ll have the regular News Service of Florida Tallahassee report. After that we’ll talk with Kara Gross of the ACLU of Florida about the bill to criminalize protests, HB 1 recently passed by the House. The Senate companion bill is SB 484. The Senate text is HERE. The ACLU”s press […]

This Wednesday, April 7 at 9am, we’ll talk to Chuck Collins about his new book The Wealth Hoarders: How Billionaires Pay Millions to Hide Trillions. For decades, a secret army of wealth enablers—who are paid millions to hide trillions for the richest 0.01%—has been developing into the shadowy ‘Wealth Defense Industry.’ In The Wealth Hoarders, […]

Missed it? Listen now at our WSLR Archives. On March 31 we heard our regular Tallahassee report from Jim Saunders of the News Service of Florida. Then we talked to J.J. Daiak and the prison reform recommendations he has made on his website Tough Enough on Crime. On the second half of our program, we […]

Did you miss the show? Listen to it on the WSLR archives. Just search for Peace and Justice! This Wednesday, March 24 at 9am, we talked to Rob Giacchina, a friend of Bob’s who spent ten years in federal prisons in Virginia and Pennsylvania. He came out of prison with Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees. We’ll […]

This Wednesday, March 17 at 9am, we’ll visit with Bob Koehler. Bob contributes to his own website Common Wonders and to PeaceVoice. PeaceVoice is “dedicated to changing U.S. national conversation about the possibilities of peace and justice and the inadvisability of war and injustice. We believe that nonviolent conflict transformation from destructive to constructive —peace and […]

Our guest on the Peace & Justice Report this Wednesday, March 10 at 9am will be Bob Lord. Bob is a tax lawyer and former Congressional candidate, now an associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies. Bob’s work focuses on the relationship of tax law to inequality. He contributes to both the Inequality.org website […]

This Wednesday, March 3 at 9am, the Peace & Justice Report will start with a review of the opening sessions of the Florida Legislature by Jim Saunders, Executive Editor of the News Service of Florida. Then we’ll talk to Roy Eidelson, author of Political Mind Games – How the 1% Manipulate Our Understanding of What’s […]


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