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The Sunshine Economy, takes a fresh look at the key industries transforming South Florida into a regional powerhouse. From investments in health care, storm preparedness, international trade, real estate and technology based start-ups, tune in to learn more about one of the worlds most vibrant and diverse economies.


Luis Hernandez

There's no place anywhere else in the country quite like South Florida. From the Keys all the way up the Palm Beaches , WLRN's daily program Sundial brings you the stories that make our home unique. Interviews about news, politics, music, sports, arts, and food, all with a local twist.Are you a book lover? Sundial has a monthly book club dedicated to read, share and discuss books and characters that are unique to South Florida. You can join the conversation here. Do you love live music? Sund ...
A podcast about how and why gentrification happens. Season 3, produced in partnership with WLRN, Miami’s public radio station, introduces us to “climate gentrification,” reporting about the ways climate change, and our adaption to it, may seriously intensify the affordable housing crisis in many cities. In many parts of the US, black communities were pushed to low-lying flood prone areas. As Nadege Green reports, in Miami, the opposite is true. Black communities were built on high elevation ...
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Susan Srigley, Ph.D., is a professor of Religions and Cultures at Nipissing University where she teaches courses on death, dying and spirituality. Susan is a death doula, and has been a palliative care volunteer for the past 20 years. She is an advocate for death education and mentors new palliative care volunteers and offers workshops at her local…
Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida Republicans passed four COVID-related bills. What will these laws mean for you? Plus, airlines are preparing for one of the busiest holiday seasons ever. A local artist brings a giant lit-up Florida Panther to Miami. And, jai-alai is now a dying relic.By Leslie Ovalle, Caitie Muñoz
This month’s edition focuses on a feminist perspective of death. Death, another natural reality patriarchy views as an obstacle to overcome. How ironic that the necromancy that is patriarchy should be so obsessed with eternal life. WLRN member Aurora greets us into the edition, where we also hear from the 11th Hour Blog’s Jennifer Bilek in her mont…
Palm Beach County Schools Superintendent Mike Burke discusses his new role. Also, the Florida Panthers coach resigns after covering up sexual allegations on a former team. Plus, how a former Miami-Dade County commissioner is being honored for 50 years of service.By Amber Amortegui
We’re coming up on some very important elections next week. Why are there so few showing up to vote early? Some believe Governor DeSantis needs to win Florida in 2022 if he stands a chance to run for the White House in 2024. Plus, are the Miami Dolphins about to make a controversial move to try to start winning? And South Florida’s famously haunted…
Broward Public Schools changes mask requirements for high school students as the U.S. Dept. of Education files a legal complaint against the Florida Dept. of Education for withholding funds over the county's mask mandate. Plus, students' mental health, a scandal in Jupiter local government and the dangers of driving the Overseas Highway.…
Childhood routine vaccination rates have significantly decreased since the pandemic started. Also, Puerto Rico is implementing a new style of farming following Hurricane Maria. Plus, a conversation with the director of "Wade in the Water: Drowning in Racism."By Amber Amortegui
A Florida Bar task force has presented proposals on how to make condo living better and safer after Surfside. We meet the man who was central to helping Florida felons get their voting rights back. And a dramedy film about a Cuban-American woman packing for a family trip to Havana.By Leslie Ovalle, Amber Amortegui
Thousands of Floridians received overpayment notices from the state with minimal information. Also, a discussion on the opioid epidemic in South Florida. Plus, a Key West artist finally gets recognized for designing many Lilly Pulitzer textiles.By Amber Amortegui, Caitie Muñoz
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