Author: Tom Walker

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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 […]

On Wednesday, December 16, our guest at 9am was¬†Rachel Bronson. Rachel is the President and CEO¬†of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists,¬†the organization that created the Doomsday Clock. If you missed the program, please search for Peace and Justice at archive.wslr.org. The Bulletin is beginning its seventy-fifth year of publication. Click HERE to take a […]

Our first guest at 9am this Wednesday, December 9, at 9am will be¬†Carley Towne. Carley is a Code Pink National¬†Co-Director¬†leading their Divest from War and Defund the Pentagon programs. $2 billion a day. $23 million an hour. $23,000 a second.¬† That‚Äôs how much we spend on our Pentagon budget. You can also see Carley and […]

This Wednesday we‚Äôll welcome back two New College professors who will talk about the current political situation, both here and abroad. Dr. Frank Alcock is an Associate Professor of Political Science at New College where he has taught courses on world politics, international law, and environmental policy since 2003. Dr. Brendan Goff is an Assistant […]

This Wednesday November 25 at 9am we’ll have as our first guest E. Scott Osborne, President of the UN Women Gulf Coast Chapter. Scott will talk about violence against women and girls. November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Click HERE to read a great UN report on the […]

This Wednesday, November 18, from 9-10am, Dan Callaghan and Dennis Plews from the Florida Veterans for Common Sense will preview their upcoming radio show about veteran affairs and also help Bob and me recruit new WSLR members on this FINAL DAY of our membership drive. Donate now or call ‚Ä≠(941) 894-6469‚Ĩ during the show and […]

On Wednesday November 11 at 9am our first guest was Arlene Sweeting, cofounder of WSLR+Fogartyville. Arlene talked about the 15 year history of WSLR and Fogartyville. You can listen at archive.wslr.org, but, even better, you can hear it and see her slides by going to the WSLR+Fogartyville Facebook page. On the second half of our […]

This Wednesday, November 4 at 9am we’ll have Stan Zimmerman and Dennis “Mitch” Maley live, discussing the election results so far. We’ll talk about local, county, state and national races and take comments and questions via text to the studio line ‚Ä≠(941) 954-8636‚Ĩ. Stan is a retired journalist after 45 years on deadline in radio, […]

This Wednesday, October 28 from 9-10am we’ll discuss the upcoming elections. But first we’ll have a brief report from Sarasota Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner about the voter turnout so far and the arrangements for safe voting. Then we’ll have two New College professors who will give their views on the current political situation. Dr. […]


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