Intersection: parenting & the pandemic; car-free living; Limbitless
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by Matthew Peddie
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The coronavirus pandemic is now in its third year- and while life is in many ways returning to normal- COVID-19 is still with us. For parents facing burnout from two years of pandemic living and figuring out how to navigate the next phase- stress levels are still high ..read more
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Intersection: Central Florida reactions to the war in Ukraine; Political analysis of the session & CPAC
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by Matthew Peddie
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On this episode of Intersection we speak with Beacon College Psychology professor Oksana Hagerty, and UCF political science lecturer Miroslav Shapovalov about the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Political commentators Dick Batchelor and Chris Carmody talk about the legislative session and CPAC. And Orlando author Joanie Schirm reflects on parallels between the war in Ukraine and WWII ..read more
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Intersection: Trayvon Martin, 10 years on; Miya Foundation; Black History & nerd culture
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by Matthew Peddie
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On this episode of Intersection we talk with WMFE News Director LaToya Dennis and Morning Edition Host Nicole Darden Creston about Travyon Martin’s legacy, 10 years after he was killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford ..read more
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Intersection: 'Don't Say Gay' bill; Everglades funding; senior relationships
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by Matthew Peddie
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Legislation that would ban discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity in Florida primary schools is sounding an alarm with LGBTQ+ advocates ..read more
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Intersection: fighting hate speech; tackling health disparities
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by Matthew Peddie
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This week on Intersection we’ll hear more about the hate group behind last weekend’s neo-Nazi demonstration. Susan Corke of the Southern Poverty Law Center tells WMFE’s Joe Byrnes that while this group has a frightening ideology- they’ve dwindled in size in recent years ..read more
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Intersection: Abortion bill; Omicron wave; Zora Neale Hurston's legacy
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by Matthew Peddie
1M ago
On this episode of Intersection we talk with State Rep. Eskamani about her opposition to a bill that would further restrict abortions and what comes next if it’s signed into law. Epidemiologist Ali Mokdad with IHME discusses the Omicron variant and what's ahead for the pandemic. And author Rae Chesny talks about Zora Neale Hurston's legacy ..read more
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Intersection: Project Opioid; Craig Waters; Afrofuturism in the Visual Realm
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by Matthew Peddie
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Drug overdoses from Opioids surged in the wake of the pandemic, and project Opioid’s Andrae Bailey wants more people to pay attention. On this episode of Intersection Bailey talks about his campaign and a push to get Narcan- the lifesaving overdose reversal drug- in the hands of more Floridians ..read more
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Intersection: Legislative session kick-off; senior issues; MLK's legacy
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by Matthew Peddie
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On this episode of Intersection, we talk with political analysts Chris Carmody and Dick Batchelor about the 2022 legislative session ..read more
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Intersection: the legacy of the January 6th riot at the U.S. Capitol
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by Matthew Peddie
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One year ago today a mob of people stormed the US capitol in an attempt to stop the election of Joe Biden from being certified. More than 700 people have been charged in connection with the attack, and a congressional committee is investigating the events of January 6th ..read more
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Intersection year in review: the pandemic; the environment; space exploration
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by Matthew Peddie
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On this episode of Intersection we’ll look back at the milestones in the second year of the pandemic and what’s in store for 2022, with WMFE health reporter Abe Aboraya and WLRN health reporter Verónica Zaragovia. WMFE's Amy Green discusses the highlights from a year of environmental reporting. And space reporter Brendan Byrne runs through the milestones for astronaut launches and deep space exploration ..read more
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