Author: Tom Walker
This Wednesday, July 22 at 9am, we’ll have as our first guest Linda Harradine, Esq., CEO of Legal Aid of Manasota and Larry Eger, Esq., Board Chair, respectively. They’ll tell us how you can get free legal help on civil (not criminal) matters. She’ll also tell us about the new rental and mortgage assistance funds […]
This Wednesday we’ll host returning guesets Gene Jones and Dan Callaghan of the Florida Veterans for Common Sense. We’ll talk about their new effort to encourage voter registration and Gene’s recent essay on A Crisis of Government.
Missed it? Hear the show at our archives! On Wednesday, July 8 at 9am our first guest was Sarah Tucker of the Borgen Project which believes that leaders of the most powerful nation on earth should be doing more to address global poverty. They’re working to make poverty a focus of our U.S. foreign policy. […]
This Wednesday at 9am, live on the phone, Bob and I will talk to Patti Brigham, President of the League of Women Voters of Florida. We’ll talk about the League’s new effort to register citizens with past felonies who are now able to vote because of Amendment 4, and we’ll describe exactly who can and […]
Our first guest on the Peace & Justice Report this Wednesday, June 24, at 9am will be Sarasota Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner. We’ll talk about the details of voting, especially voting by mail, and also how citizens with a felony in their past can register. The Amendment 4 information page posted by the Supervisor […]
This Wednesday, June 17 at 9am, we’ll be live as usual. Our first guest will be Charles McKenzie, Jr. of Tampa and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, talking about racial justice and the COVID-19 pandemic. Our second guest will be Brena Slater of the Safe Children Coalition. We’ll talk about their mission and their COVID-19 resource […]
On May 24, 2020 U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle declared unconstitutional parts of a Florida law that would require people with felony convictions to pay off financial obligations before regaining their right to vote, paving the way for hundreds of thousands of Floridians to register to vote. He ordered the state to put in place […]
This week our first guest will be futurist David Houle. He’ll talk about his new book The 2020s: The Most Disruptive Decade in History. Our second guest will be Kathy Kelly of the Voices for Creative Nonviolence. She’ll talk about Yemen and her other recent blog posts.
This Wednesday, May 27 at 9am our guest was Dr. Dale P. Anderson. Dale prepared a presentation on House Resolution #1 (H.R. 1), the FOR THE PEOPLE Act. This resolution, passed by the House, is an omnibus bill to expand Americans’ access to the ballot box reduce the influence of big money in politics, and […]
This Wednesday, May 20, at 9am our first guest was Carl Dix, of the Stop Mass Incarceration Network. We talked about racial violence in America. Carl recommended the website revcom.us. He also suggested checking out the YouTube channel The RNL Show – Revolution, Nothing Less! We also heard interviews by WSLR News Producer Becca Hadwin […]