Critical Times: January - March 2021
Inside this issue: Gov. DeSantis's Anti-Protest Bill; NCF's Black History Month; Celery Fields Microforest; Legislative Preview with State Legislators contact information; the Need to Fund Mental Health Services; Rethinking Plastics; Food Scraps for Social Good; Revamping Special Education; Health Sharing Ministry; Improving Parental Engagement
Critical Times: October - December 2020
Inside the issue: City Commission Race; Dark Money Defeat; Eat Local Week; SRQ Strong Addresses Racism; the Latin American Community and What to Call It; 2020 Ballot Initiatives; County Charter Changes; Democrats run on Progressive Platforms; Meet the WSLR News Team; Conservation Referendum on Manatee Ballot; Amendment 3 Creates Top Two Primary; Building Sustainable Communities; Going Solar in Sarasota Just Got Easier; Effective and Just Pandemic Recovery;
Critical Times Volume 15: July - September 2020
Inside this issue: An African American Cultural Center for Newtown, Local Covid cases on the increase; Coalition organizes against racism; Food Recovery for People and Climate; Important Stakes in Sarasota School Board Races; Sarasota's Children Can't Read; Vote for Justice in 2020; One Fair Wage Organizing in Florida; Gerrymandering on Steroids; Opinion: Paving Paradise; Killer Heat and the Fall Election; Four Democrats Face Off in House District 70; Supporting Black-Owned Businesses; Protest Collage and poem.
Critical Times Volume 14: April - June 2020
Inside this issue: Vouchers Schools in Sarasota, Covid-19 Resources, New College Fights to Survive Merger Proposal, Sarasota Strong Grows Stronger, Three Sarasota City Commission Seats up for Election, Dirty Politics Lead to Dirty Water, Sarasota County Commission Candidates 2020, Commentary: Allow Florida Cities to Use Ranked Choice Voting, WSLR 96.5 FM New Saturday Morning Line-Up, WSLR: Come Home to Community, 2020 Marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, Breaking Free from Plastic, Transition Sarasota Dares to Grow in 2020, Say 'Yes' to Composting, Opinion: Abolish Corporate Personhood, 2020 Florida Legislative Session Review, Students Have Someone to Lean On at Brookside!
Critical Times Volume 13: January - March 2020
Inside this issue: Building Citizen Power, Gender Equality, Hispanic Community Doubles in Sarasota, Black History Month events at New College, American Racism, SURE, Glyphosate Use in Sarasota, Community Partnership Schools, and more...
Critical Times Volume 9: April 2019
Inside this issue: Lobbying for Public Education, Bay Vision, Detert Calls for Redistricting, Implementing Ranked Choice, 2019 Legislation, Florida Flag Fish Act, Editorial: A Progressive Path Forward, 2020 Florida Ballot Measures, Minimum Wage, Medicaid Expansion, Changing Florida's Energy Market, Changing Florida's Closed Primary, Integrity 2020, Editorial:Ban Conversion Therapy
Critical Times Volume 8: January 2019
Inside this issue: Transforming Public Education, NCF Black History Month 2019, 2019 Florida Legislative Session, Helping Kids SOAR, SILL's 48th Season, Phoenix Rises, Celebrate the Full Legacy of Dr. King, Thoughts From a Millennial on the Gillum Campaign, Addressing Trauma, Building Resilience, Editorial: Save Lido Pavillion, Did Money Win in the 2018 Midterm?
Critical Times Volume 7: October 2018
Inside the Issue: Eat Local This October, Trojan Horse Amendment, A Watershed Moment for Progressives, In Memoriam, Creating Sustainable Communities, Newtown Nation News, Keep Kids Learning, Focus on School Security is Myopic, For the People or for the Developers, The Battle for Beach Road, Support the Legacy Trail Extension, Calendar of Events, Million Hoodies New College, Constitutional Amendments Update.
Critical Times Volume 5: January 2018
Inside the Issue: Nathan Benderson Park; Bail Reform; March for Democracy; Solar Co-Op; New College of Florida 'Black Joy'; Composting; Net Metering; CRC; WSLR Events; WSLR Radio Schedule; District 72 Election; Activist Calendar; Health Care; Time Bank; Americans United.
Critical Times Volume 4: October 2017
InsInside the Issue: Special Election for FL House District 72; Nina Turner as Keynote Speaker for Critical Times Conference; Two Venice Council Seats Up for Election; People's Congress; How to Cool the Planet Review; Single Member Districts; Eat Local Week; Rethinking Plastics; WSLR Events; WSLR Radio Schedule; County Storm Prep; Activist Calendar; Single Payer Support; Fair Food; UDC Workshop; Critical Times Conference.
Critical Times Volume 3: July 2017
Inside the Issue: Ban Fracking in Florida; Clean Energy Revolution is Here; Bayfront 20:20; People's Summit; Artspace Sarasota; Aqua by the Bay; Congress of Resistance; Events Calendar; WKDW North Port; Democracy PAC Started; Yes to Second Chances; Upcoming @ Fogartyville; Editorial: Public Education; Voter Rights.
Critical Times Volume 2: April 2017
Inside the Issue: Save the Celery Fields; 19% Turnout in City Elections; Private Property Rights; Local Government, Local Decisions; Gun Violence; Florida Legislature in Session; Events Calendar; Still Marching; Why STOP! Now; Farm Helps Veterans; Ranked Choice Voting; Revising Our Constitution.
Critical Times Volume 1: January 2017
Inside the Issue: Women March on Washington; March 14 City Elections; SRQ Women's March Rally; Big Money in Elections; Exploitation of Women; Supporting Vets; Democratic Progressive Caucus; Events Calendar; Transition Sarasota; Occupy Bradenton; Working for Fair Elections; Amendment 1.