We remember the lives of all that were lost in Newtown, Connecticut and all that are lost everyday to senseless (yes, we said it) violence. 1.  Is there another way to talk about ending violence? The tragedy in Newtown last Friday has created a strong push for something to be done to end violence, specifically […]

1.  The right to have no rights at work in Michigan? If you haven’t heard by now, Michigan, the state that gave birth to the labor movement, just passed a “right to work” law that many say is meant to break the union.  On today’s show, we will speak to legendary Michigan labor and civil […]

pic: poritsky Family, it has been a week or so since we have been on the air.  Unfortunately, the news cycle didn’t stand still so we are back bringing real talk about the issues affecting real people.  Tune in tonight as we talk about… 1.  Another Florida teenager shot This past Friday, 17 year-old Jordan […]

LWV Press Conference Tuesday 1. Fixing Elections Remember how Florida had some election issues in 2000? And 2002? Veterans of voting reform efforts then will talk with those of us who want to repair Florida’s election system today.Resources: League of Women Voters of Miami-Dade TheFloridaVoter.org 2. Beating Wall Street at its Own Game Occupy Wall […]

1.  Post Election Thoughts People, the election was yesterday.  Some people won, some people lost.  ALOT of change might come and ALOT of things might stay the same.  We are gonna here from a bunch of our friends tonight, including radio host Edward Woodson, Florida State Rep.-elect Jose Javier Rodriguez, Get Equal’s Felipe Matos, Jim […]

by Mara Leventhal You may have heard about the early voting debacles over the weekend. Lines that stretched in the night for hours. Supervisor of Elections, locking its doors with hundreds lined up outside, chanting, “Let us vote!” Lawsuits. Bomb scares. Oh, Florida. While we are used to being in the national spotlight when it […]

nasa.gov 1.  The Aftermath of Sandy and Climate Change at the Forefront Almost everyone has family in the Northeast.  Tonight we talk about what that family is going through, especially those that could hardly afford to go through anything with FUREE Director Valery Jean (Brooklyn) and Wind of the Spirit‘s Diana Mejia (Morristown, NJ).  We […]