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This Wednesday, June 22 at 9am, we’ll first have our state news from Jim Saunders, Executive Director of the News Service of Florida. Then we’ll interview Rebekah Jones, a candidate for Congress in northern Florida. We’ll talk about her claim that her bosses at the Florida Department of Health intentionally falsified COVID case data as Gov. […]

This Wednesday we’ll be joined by William Russell, Sarasota Housing Authority’s President & CEO. We’ll learn all about the work of the Housing Authority and what the chances are for improving the situation here in Sarasota. Then we’ll hear Justice Matters from Legal Aid of Manasota. They’ll talk about the juvenile criminal justice system and the impact […]

This Wednesday we’ll talk to Matthew Hoh. He is a senior fellow with the Center for International Policy. He is a 100% disabled Marine combat veteran and, in 2009, he resigned his position with the State Department in Afghanistan in protest of the escalation of the war. He is a candidate with the Green Party to represent […]

This Wednesday, June 1 at 9am, our guest on the Peace & Justice Report will be Ryan Morales, a Democratic candidate this fall for Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services. That department is in charge of much more that just agriculture. For instance, it regulates concealed weapon permits, cannabis, and water policy. And we’ll […]

Our guest this Wednesday at 9am will be Philip Tavill. He’s the CEO of Children First, the provider of Head Start services here in Sarasota County. Head Start serves at-risk and economically vulnerable families with young children. It’s a program tailored for children three to five years of age which provides early education, health, dental, […]

This Wednesday at 9am we’ll interview the Chair of Patriotic Millionaires, Morris Pearl. Mr. Pearl was the Managing Director at BlackRock, one of the largest investment firms in the world, Patriotic Millionaires “share a profound concern about the destabilizing level of economic and political inequality in America, the root cause of our current social unrest. We […]

This Wednesday, May 11 at 9am, we’ll talk to Sarasota’s new Chief of Police, Rex Troche. Troche, who began his career with the Sarasota Police Department in 2002, has served as the interim chief since August 2021. He will serve as Sarasota’s 13th police chief and its first Hispanic chief. We’ll talk about such things as […]

This Wednesday at 9am we’ll talk to Trey Kay, the host of the West Virginia Public Broadcasting podcast “Us and Them” which explores all sides of the cultural issues that too often divide us. Some background: In 2009, Trey produced the radio documentary “The Great Textbook War,” which was honored with a George Foster Peabody Award, […]

On April 27 at 9am on the Peace & Justice Report we’ll celebrate local reporting by talking to Bob’s good friend, Joe Hendrix. Joe writes for the Anna Maria Island Sun and also has his own website, the Sunshine Gazette. See his recent stories here.  We’ll talk about things like Mote Marine on City Pier […]

Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 20 at 9am, we’ll first hear our usual report on the Florida legislature from Jim Saunders, Executive Director of the News Service of Florida. Then we’ll hear a report from Allan Mestel about his trip to the Polish border to photograph and interview refugees from Ukraine. See some of his photos HERE. […]

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