Author: Tom Walker
This Wednesday we’ll interview Peniel Joseph, and author of The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Peniel E. Joseph is the Barbara Jordan Chair in Political Values and Ethics at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and professor of history and the Founding Director of […]
Our first guest this Wednesday, July 29, at 9am will be John Boniface of Free Speech for People. Free Speech For People is a catalyzing leader in the country challenging big money in politics, confronting corruption at the highest levels of our government, fighting for free and fair elections, and advancing a new jurisprudence grounded […]
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.