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 will check in about the conversations we should be having (climate change, etc.) with writer Rebecca Solnit and conservationist/climate change expert Captain Dan Kipnis
2. Should the Elections be postponed?
Considering that many people in the most populated region in the country can barely go to the grocery store, more people need to be asking that question.  Tune in as we talk to legal scholar and FIU law professor Ediberto Roman.
3.  Wait…there is a Zombie Apocalypse Industrial Complex?
Today is Halloween and a lot of people, especially Miami folks (whether it is appropriate or not) are fascinated with the zombie apocalypse.  What people may not know is that there is a actual industry developing to soothe the demand of people that want to prepare for a zombie apocalypse.  Tune in as we talk to friend of the show and Florida gun/supplies shop owner Vic Grechniew, Everette Deger of Hornady (makers of an actual zombie bullet), Mike May of Gerber Gear (makers of the official Zombie Survival Kit for the series, the Walking Dead) and Todd Rassa (instructor in an actual zombie apocalypse survival course).  NOTE: This segment was meant to be a little tongue-in-cheek but some of our guests also had insights into disaster preparedness in light of Hurricane Sandy.


Family, another week, another set of things to talk about.  This week is no exception.

1.  Is it bigger than “bath salts?”
So the whole world is making fun of Miami being ground zero for a “zombie apocalypse.”  But when you really take a step back and look at the carnage that took place over memorial day weekend, it really isn’t that funny.  Take the “zombie.”  He has a name, Rudy Eugene.  His victim has a name too, Ronald Poppo.  And for all the “only in Miami” jokes there are pieces of this story that could’ve happened anywhere.  Today we want to have a real conversation on what the hell happened to make this possible.  Past the jokes, past the sensationalism.  Just some real talk.  Listen in as we talk with Kamalah Fletcher from Catalyst Miami.
2.  The Anatomy of a private “prison” riot.
Two weeks a go, a riot unfolded in a private immigrant detention center in Natchez, Mississippi.  The events left one guard dead and twenty people injured.  The facility is run by Corrections Corporation of America(CCA) and is similar to the detention center they are trying to build in South Florida.  Join us as we talk with Kathy Bird (Florida Immigrant Coalition/CCA Go Away Campaign), Bill Chandler (Mississippi Immigrant Rights Association), Gail Tyree (Grassroots Leadership),Kimberly Schultz (Teamsters Local 2011) and Azadeh Shahshahani (ACLU of Georgia, plus check out their report here) about what started the riot in the CCA facility and why other towns with similar facilities should or shouldn’t be worried.  To listen to this segment, click here or press play below.