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Rick Scott now acknowledges climate change, but still won’t do anything about it

The first time I met Rick Scott was a few months after he became governor of Florida. Back then, it sometimes seemed his vocabulary...

‘The 1776 Report’ feeds the Republican Party’s politics of delusion

Slavery in America was not America’s fault.The rich white colonial gents who made their money from enslaving Africans, importing them, selling them, and forcing...

Killing FL barge canal 50 years ago offers lessons for stopping toll roads

Seeing Richard Nixon’s name popping up in news coverage of the second Trump impeachment has made me so nostalgic for my teen years, I...

We can create a Florida that is more just, more equal, and more free

Florida presents an ever-changing political landscape. One only needs to study Florida outcomes in general elections the past 20 years to confirm that.What doesn’t...

Entitled followers of the new Lost Cause showed their face during Capitol attack

When we elected Barack Obama president in 2008, I hoped maybe our long civil war — the one in which Appomattox was merely a...

Our home was attacked Wednesday. It may never be the same.

WASHINGTON — Many of us in our working lives have places away from the office that feel like a second home. It could be...

COVID vaccine plan targets older Floridians, but that doesn’t mean they’ll get the shots...

Looking at the old folks crowded together in lines or lawn chairs camping overnight as they worriedly await the possibility of a vaccination that...

What happened in Washington should never be forgotten or forgiven. The GOP must answer...

Never in the history of this nation have we seen violent mobs attempt to overtake and overthrow our duly elected representatives in the Capitol...

FL sacrificed a river to get paper mill jobs. The deal really stunk.

While my older son was going to college in Tallahassee, my wife and I and our younger son would routinely drive up to visit...

Living in a dangerous time: We have a President willing to do anything, legal...

His phone call to Georgia Saturday is just as blatantly a crime as it would be to start shooting.Trump once bragged he could shoot...

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