Author: Tom Walker

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This Wednesday May 13 at 9am our guest, on the phone live, will be Neil Volz. Neil is the Deputy Director of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition. FRRC is a “grassroots, membership organization run by Returning Citizens (Formerly Convicted Persons) who are dedicated to ending the disenfranchisement and discrimination against people with convictions, and creating […]

This week our first segment will be an interview I did this Saturday with the Board Chair of Our Revolution, Larry Cohen. Larry is the former president of the Communications Workers of America. Larry will talk about Bernie Sanders campaign and explain why Our Revolution still continues to seek delegates to the Democratic convention for […]

Wow! What a show! If you missed it, I highly recommend playing it from our archives. Just go to archive.wslr.org and look for Peace & Justice for 4/29/20. John Nichols and Harvey Kaye praised independent media and WSLR and spoke about the state of our nation. This Wednesday we were honored to have John Nichols […]

Bob Connors and I were live again on April 22, calling in from home. Our first guest was Melanie Payne, a reporter with Ft. Myers News-Press, part of the USA Today Network. She talked about the Covid-19 deaths in elder-care facilities in Florida. Forty-two percent of the covid deaths in Manatee County and thirty-six percent […]

This Wednesday our guest, live via phone, will be Tom Barwin, Sarasota’s City Manager. Since this will be a live event, you can TEXT your questions from 9-10am Wednesday to (941) 954-8636. Be sure to include your name since you’re not in our phone directory. Remember you can listen not only on the radio at […]

This Wednesday morning, April 8 at 9am, we’ll talk to Erik Gustafson, the leader of EPIC – Enabling Peace in Iraq. This April marks the 17th anniversary of the fall of Baghdad in 2003. Erik was on our show last January and he’ll give us an update on the situation there. See the latest developments […]

This Wednesday, at 9:05 after a brief news update, our guest was Erin Minor, Executive Director of Harvest House. Read more about Harvest House below. On the second half of the show we were joined by Allan Mestel. He’s a Bradenton photographer and film maker who recently spent five days photographing a migrant camp in […]

This Wednesday, March 25, at 9am, our first guest will be Sandra Frank, CEO of All Faiths Food Bank. All Faiths Food Bank is the only food bank and largest hunger relief organization in Sarasota and DeSoto counties. A member of Feeding America and Feeding Florida, they provide millions of meals each year through programs […]

Cassandra Manz, our WSLR news intern, will have a special report on Tuesday’s Presidential Preference Primary this Wednesday on Peace & Justice at 9am. Her regular Critical Times broadcasts are Fridays at 6pm for half an hour and are repeated Monday mornings at 9:30am. Host Bob Connors will have other reports of interest. I’ll stay […]

This Wednesday our guest in the studio will be Larry Cohen, Board Chair of Our Revolution. OR grew out of the Bernie Sanders 2016 campaign and continues that work. “We are organizing a political revolution to challenge the power of the plutocrats and prioritize the needs of people and our planet. With your support, we […]


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