Author: Tom Walker

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This Wednesday, October 16 at 9am we’ll talk to Billy Cox, a reporter for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and a union member. We’ll talk about how our daily newspapers are under siege by their corporate owners which continue to lay off or not replace news gatherers across the country. A proposed merger between Sarasota Herald-Tribune owner […]

WSLR and Peace & Justice supporter Roland Levy is celebrating riding 100,000 miles on the Legacy Trail! Roland supports WSLR and three other local nonprofit groups. We’ll talk about them this Wednesday. Roland leads a local group of¬†SOS ‚Äď Secular Organizations for Sobriety¬†each Wednesday from 6-7 PM at Prospect House at 240 S. Tuttle Avenue […]

This Wednesday we’ll first be talking to John Bonifaz, President and Co-Founder of Free Speech for People. We’ll talk about his work and about the upcoming impeachment inquiry. John appeared on Democracy Now on October 1 talking about impeachment. Watch, listen or read HERE. Then we’ll play a recent interview I did with Daron Acemoglu. […]

This Wednesday we’ll have in the studio Manatee School District‚Äôs Deb Estes, Director of ESOL, Migrant and Dual Language Programs; Susanne Pe√Īa, University of Central Florida Director for the Dual Language STEPS program and a doctoral candidate focusing on Teaching English to Students of Other Languages; and Geri Chaffee, Education Advocate and Founder of Dreamers […]

This Wednesday we’ll talk to Uriel Zelaya-Perez of the Alliance for Fair Food about their events this week with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and their boycott Wendy’s campaign. The second guests this Wednesday on the Peace & Justice Report will be Billy Wetherington interviewing in studio Will Rauschenberger of the Ordinary Zen Sangha Practice Center of Sarasota and […]

Encouraging Critical Media Literacy and Civic Engagement¬† These FREE ONLINE RESOURCES are from the book The United States of Distraction by Nolan Higdon and Micky Huff. We interviewed Nolan August 7, and these are from his appendix, with his permission. Action Coalition for Media Education (ACME) is an independently funded critical media literacy education network that […]

This Wednesday 8/7/19 we’ll talk to Dr. Nolan Higdon, the author of the new book United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America (And What We Can Do About It). Dr. Higdon¬†is a lecturer of history and media studies in the San Francisco Bay Area. Higdon is the co-host of the podcast¬†Along The Line¬†and […]

This Wednesday our guests on the Peace & Justice Report will be Carol Lerner of Protect Our Public Schools Manatee and Charlie Kennedy, a member of the School Board of Manatee County. Carol and Charlie will discuss the new Community Partnership School planned for Manatee County. A community partnership school is one where four or […]

This Wednesday July 10 at 9am I’ll play an interview I did recently with Desmond Meade, CEO of Florida Rights Restoration Coalition. We’ll talk about the new restrictions on voting placed on returning citizens by the Florida Legislature regarding payment of their fines, fees and restitutions – and how he’s helping. On the second half […]

This Wednesday, June 26 at 9am we’ll be talking in the studio to Herald-Tribune columnist Carrie Seidman and Andrea Blanch of the Center for Religious Tolerance. They’ll talk about what they learned while attending the Trauma-Informed Community Development Institute at Duquesne University recently. In the second half of the show we’ll learn from Tracy Spalsbury […]

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