Posts Tagged ‘florida

13
Jan
10

The audience reaction to Dixie, a caller in Haiti

07
Jan
10

Countdown to Immokalee…

Time to put my money where my mouth is – here is my long-promised blog on the preparations for Monday’s special show.

Things are shaping up quite nicely. Here’s a bit of information to whet your appetite…

We’ll be broadcasting a special live show with our partner station, WGCU from Immokalee in south west Florida.

 Do check out their season of shows on the tomato growing industry in their region.

The broadcast coincides with President Obama’s declaration that 11th January 2010 is Human Trafficking Awareness Day.

Continue reading ‘Countdown to Immokalee…’

01
Jan
10

WHYS in Immokalee, Florida

As mentioned by Ros a wee while back on our trips page, we’re working with our partner station out in south-west Florida, WGCU.

This time next week, Ros, Alicia and I will be on our way to Immokalee.  It’s a small town not far from Fort Myers (where WHYS broadcast from the soup kitchen last year, see picture below). Continue reading ‘WHYS in Immokalee, Florida’

29
May
08

Should Florida and Michigan count?

Big wigs within the US Democratic Party will meet this weekend to decide whether the votes cast in the Florida and Michigan primaries will count in the race to the party’s Presidential nominee.  Many see it as Hillary Clinton’s last throw of the dice….is she right to chase these votes…surely if you lived in Florida or Michigan you would want your vote to count…. or is it unfair given that neither candidate campaigned in either state and Barack Obama’s name wasn’t even on the ballot in Michigan.




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