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This Wednesday, January 10, we’ll interview Ahmed White, the author of Under the Iron Heel, The Wobblies and the Capitalist War on Radical Workers. Then we’ll talk to Professor Maria Vesperi of New College and Johannes Werner of WSLR about local news and their upcoming January 16 Fogartyville forum.

Join Dr Cyndi Hurst, Dr Steve Rhodes, and myself in our New Year’s discussion on current health issues and challenges within our healthcare system.

This Wednesday, January 3 at 9am, we’ll talk to Michael Zweig, author of Class, Race and Gender: Challenging the Injuries and Divisions of Capitalism. Then we’ll interview Asya Stewart, co-founder of the new Sarasota Children’s Museum.

On December 20 at 9am we’ll talk to Cathy Bryant of Streets of Paradise about the work they do feeding and housing the homeless. Then at 9:30 Legal Aid of Manasota will speak to Janella Leibovitz, who oversees their Legal Lifeline for Youth initiative, and Jane Gill Watt, the founder of Impact100 SRQ.

A few of my shows recently have been with people who believe we can’t replace fossil fuels with renewables but my guest on Monday, Dr. John Berger, doesn’t believe that. He has authored and edited eleven books on energy and environmental issues and is a long-time supporter of alternative energy solutions to global environmental problems. […]

This Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 9 am we’ll interview City Commissioner Jen Ahearn-Koch and several other officials about the repeal of the civil cannabis citation program in Sarasota. Then we’ll talk to Dr. Haywood Brown of USF about racial inequities in health and healthcare.

Join us Tuesday at 9am as Dr Hill shares his experience, insight, and resources for all things pregnancy and babies. Listen to the Program!

November 29 at 9am our guest will be WSLR’s Jono Miller, President of NCF Freedom. We’ll talk about the organization’s  lawsuit opposing Florida law SB 266 and its discrimination against protected speech. Then we’ll talk to returning guest Bruce Gagnon, Coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space. He’ll talk about Gaza.

Coming up this Monday, Nov. 20, 9 am! Interview with the authors of a book who argue that, instead of focusing on how to save civilization, we should learn to live within the limits of the biosphere.

We’ll talk to Jennifer L. Shafer, the Co-Executive Director of the Science and Environment Council.  Author Carl Hiaasen will be the keynote speaker at this year’s EcoSummit – December 5th and 6th at the Van Wezel. Two days full of environmental experts, storytellers, and live music!