Home Commentary

Commentary

A time when politics seemed much friendlier

It’s hard to believe, but the late Senate President Jim King has been gone for more than 10 years.Few legislators would be remembered 10...

Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech

Here is the text of Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic "I have a dream" speech, which changed the conversation of our nation and inspired...

Uh oh. Gov. DeSantis forgot to mention stuff in his state-of-state speech, like affordable...

OCCUPIED TALLAHASSEE — Some people around here just don’t appreciate the orgy of bright ideas, altruism and statesmanship that is the annual Florida legislative...

How a powerful lawmaker belittled a young, female reporter — a cautionary tale from...

Editor’s note: In light of the Florida Phoenix’s recent report about the lack of female leadership on legislative committees, we share this story from...

Trump’s Iran attack is a reminder Congress has to reclaim its war-making authority

It didn’t take long for “World War III” to become a trending topic on Twitter in the hours after news broke that a drone strike by...

Let us recall the (very bad) year that was in Florida

America is a hellscape of idiocy and grift and has been since the crazy SOB in the White House began his tenure by lying...
Florida Capitol

2019: A year of compelling stories by the Florida Phoenix

It was a whirlwind year.The staff of the Florida Phoenix wrote a wide range of stories, from poignant and sometimes scary to compelling, explanatory...

Outrages on the soul of Florida: Ordinary folks and tourists kicked off the public’s...

Just in time for the celebration of our Savior’s birth, certain political Christians have taken to hurling stones from the ramparts of their glass...

Forcing the accused to purchase their freedom creates a two-tiered system of justice

Bail reform has received a lot of buzz lately.Numerous states have implemented or are studying ways to make pretrial release systems more fair and...

A secretive and scary drug-resistant fungus has landed in Florida and it can kill...

In June of 2017, the Florida Department of Health requested that health care providers and laboratories start reporting a mysterious fungus infection.The scary fungus...

LATEST STORIES

POPULAR STORIES