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All the gorgeous beaches that belong to Florida’s taxpayers face a great threat: climate...

Last week, Stephen Leatherman, aka “Dr. Beach,” announced his selection as the best beach in the United States -- one in the Florida Panhandle,...

Florida’s state education officials have made civic literacy a joke

Andy Tuck, Marva Johnson, Ben Gibson, Tom Grady, Michael Olenick, Ryan Petty, and Joe York disgraced themselves two weeks ago.  And they disgraced the...

Searching for a Panacea amid a pandemic: ‘We’ve been in continuous operation for 56...

Usually, when you see Jack Rudloe in the spring, he’s surrounded by schoolchildren and sea life. Usually the parking lot of Gulf Specimen Marine...
Teacher in her classroom

Dear Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis: Stop forcing parents to be teachers

When I was growing up, my parents never helped me with my homework. I mean never.I grew up in a blue-collar Cleveland suburb and...

Latest ‘scandal’ a reminder of the Obama we know and the one in Trump’s...

We’ve known for a long time that former President Barack Obama lives rent-free inside Donald Trump’s brain.From trying to tear down the Affordable Care...

Spraying antibiotics on oranges is risky — and it appears it may not work,...

Remember the story of the old lady who swallowed a fly? She kept putting bigger and more dangerous animals down her gullet to fix...

Bookman: Ahmaud Arbery case’s true horror is safe harbor given for modern lynching

Only in recent years has white American culture become willing to stare the horror of lynching in the face, or at least glance at...

Hellooooo: FL needs visionary leadership, not boneheadedness

The writer (and biochemist) Isaac Asimov famously decried the “false notion,” all too common in America, “that democracy means that my ignorance is just...

A Grim Reaper lawyer takes on Gov. DeSantis and tries to save beachgoers from...

Daniel Uhlfelder, the brash lawyer who recently sued Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in an unsuccessful effort to close Panhandle beaches crowded with tourists and...

Governor DeSantis: Floridians Deserve a Better Safety Net

One month ago, we sent a letter along with 44 partner organizations to Gov.  Ron DeSantis, urging for more action to strengthen our safety net...

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