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Tomorrow our first guest will be Doug Rawlings, President of the Maine chapter of Veterans for Peace. Then we’ll talk to music teacher Carlos Silva about BookerFest, a celebration of Sarasota’s Booker schools, coming up this Saturday, February 4, from 4-8pm.

This week we’ll hear Florida news from Jim Saunders of the News Service of Florida. Then we’ll talk to Dawn Sakes of More Too Life about the group’s efforts to stop human trafficking. Finally, we’ll talk to WSLR’s Music of the World host, Marco Ciceron.

Our guest this week is Dr. Jeffrey R. Orenstein, an author and political scientist. We’ll talk about his 2020 book Saving American Democracy: How We the People Can Be Truly Represented in Our Own Government  We’ll also talk about his new organization promoting civic literacy, First Responders for Democracy. At 9:30 we’ll hear from the good people at Legal […]

This Wednesday we’ll interview Dr. Laila Abdullah of the Roskamp Institute about her research into Gulf War Illness. GWI is a multi-symptom disorder affecting one fourth of military veterans of the First Persian Gulf War (1990-91). GWI veterans have an extended spectrum of complaints including fatigue, cognitive impairments, diffuse musculoskeletal pain, gastrointestinal dysfunction and sleep abnormalities. […]

This Wednesday, January 4 at 9am, join us for a review of recent Florida events and court rulings from Jim Saunders, Executive Editor of the News Service of Florida. Then we’ll talk to Ben Wilcox, Research Director and Co-founder of Integrity Florida about “ghost candidates” and how they manipulate and sometimes steal Florida Elections.

This Wednesday, December 28 at 9am, we’ll talk to Gene Jones, President of Florida Veterans for Common Sense. He’ll tell us about their new Common Sense News and about the attempts of Mosaic to move their phosphate mining into DeSoto county. On the second half of the show we’ll be talking with Professor Michael Butler […]

Our guest on Peace & Justice Wednesday morning December 21 will be Rabbi Barry Silver of congregation L’Dor Va-Dor of Boynton Beach. Rabbi Silver and his co-plaintiffs are suing Florida over the state’s new ban on most abortions after 15 weeks, saying it violates their religious principles. Religious resistance against anti-abortion laws is an unusual […]

“The most important case for American democracy” in the nation’s history — that’s how the former appeals court judge J. Michael Luttig described Moore v. Harper, an extraordinary lawsuit that the Supreme Court considered in oral arguments Wednesday morning. Judge Luttig, a conservative and a widely respected legal thinker, is not one for overstatement. Yet […]

This Wednesday on Peace & Justice, we’ll spend the hour with John Nichols, the National Affairs correspondent for The Nation magazine and associate editor of The Capital Times in Madison, Wisconsin. He’s written many books, the latest of which is Coronavirus Criminals and Pandemic Profiteers: Accountability for Those Who Caused the Crisis. John will be at […]

On Wednesday, November 30 at 9am, our guest was Dr. Dale Anderson. Dale talked about the threat of fascism here and abroad. Listen to it in our archives – And see the slides that formed the basis of his talk here. He has created a new website, Choose Democracy Now, to provide an organizing platform for citizens […]