Author: Tom Walker

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This Wednesday, January 9, at 9 a.m. we’ll have in the studio Demetrius Jifunza, paralegal, speaker, social activist, NAACP VP & Florida Rights Restoration Coalition‚Äč Chapter President, Sarasota. He’s also Pastor at the Mt. Olive CME Church in Arcadia, FL. He’ll talk about the press conference being held on Amendment 4 implementation at 8:30 a.m. […]

This Wednesday January 2 our first guest was¬†Kirk Baily, Political Director of the ACLU of Florida. Kirk talked about the implementation of ¬†Amendment 4 which restores the right to vote to over 1.4 million Floridians. Tuesday, January 8 at 9 a.m. is the first opportunity for former felons to register. Just go to or […]

[kc_row use_container=”yes” force=”no” column_align=”middle” video_mute=”no” _id=”123774″][kc_column width=”12/12″ video_mute=”no” _id=”206370″][kc_column_text _id=”845186″] This Wednesday we’ll play part of a speech ¬†by John F. Kennedy entitled “A Strategy of Peace” which he gave at America University on June 10, 1963. We found it on the World Beyond War¬†site.¬† About the Kennedy speech,¬†David Swanson wrote this about the speech […]

This Wednesday Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner was in the studio with us to analyze the November election results. We also talked about the implementation of Amendment 4 which restores the right to vote to so many Floridians. By the way, Ron will also be at the CONA (Council of Neighborhood Association) meeting […]

This Wednesday December 12, our guest in the studio was be Andy Mele with¬†Suncoast Waterkeeper.¬†¬†Andy is the¬†former Executive Director of a major Hudson River environmental group that was instrumental in forcing General Electric to remove 300,000 pounds of toxic PCBs from the Hudson. He is author of Polluting for Pleasure (W.W. Norton), the book that […]

Carol Lerner, the leader of Protect Our Public Schools¬†Manasota (POPS Manasota) will join us again on Wednesday. We’ll talk about their event coming up next Tuesday, December 11 at Fogartyville: POPS, Manasota, along with the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Florida and the Peace Education and Action Center, is sponsoring a forum,¬†‚ÄėCommunity Partnership […]

As violence, racism and fascism grow in the world and in our country, we need more than ever to find ways to live together peacefully. ¬†Please join Bob Connors, Tom Walker and John Dickman for the Peace & Justice Report this Wednesday and every Wednesday from 9-10 a.m. Tom is traveling in November, but Bob […]

This Wednesday, October 24, we’ll get a report from Ron Turner, our Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections, about the unprecedented number of Vote By Mail ballots being sent and counted in this election. We’ll update this post as other guests confirm for our Wednesday show. ___________ See the positions of ¬†ten different organizations on the […]

We’ll help kick off the WSLR FALL MEMBERSHIP DRIVE this Wednesday morning October 17 at 9 a.m.. When you call 941-954-8636 ¬†– and we hope ¬†you will – be sure to mention Peace & Justice on your pledge! Our first guest will be Christopher Wilson, PhD, Chairman of the Sarasota Architectural Foundation. He’ll be talking […]

On the Peace & Justice Report this Wednesday, October 10, from 9 until 10 a.m., we‚Äôll talk first about the Legacy Trail. Andrea Seager, Secretary of Friends of the Legacy Trail, ¬†and board member Rita Miotti¬†will be in the studio to talk about the bond referendum on the Sarasota County ballot to extend the trail.¬†See […]

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