Commentary

Dumbing down Florida education

Florida Republicans have once again demonstrated their contempt for education by making former House Speaker Richard Corcoran Commissioner of Education. It’s not merely that...

In their own words: What these South Florida high school shooting survivors want you...

Compiled by teacher Jeff Foster and written by Isabel, 17; Jacyln, 18; Jacob, 18; Jenny, 18; Marcus, 17; Olivia, 18; and Shai, 17 -...
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We meant what we voted

Straight out of the Florida Department of Oh-No-You-Didn’t, Governor-elect Ron DeSantis and other Republican politicians are now claiming they need to “implement” the ballot...
TK Wetherell

A tribute to T.K. Wetherell

T.K. Wetherell was one of a kind.A few days shy of his 73rd birthday, the former house speaker, former president of Florida State University...

The core cause of pervasive discrimination and sexual harassment

Anti-feminist politicos and talk show yakkers try to ridicule the reality that women in our rich and advanced society might endure any "oppression." America...
Debate

Voter suppression, nasty politics and stealing an election

Most of us learn from early in life that politics is a grimy, dirty business. It is.There was a time, however, when politicians engaged...
Randolph

Justice in jeopardy – the reshaping of Florida’s Supreme Court

Governor-Elect Ron DeSantis’ looming appointments of three Florida Supreme Court justices bring into stark relief the urgent need to institute a fair, nonpartisan, and...
right whales

A truly heartless act

North American right whales are among the Earth’s rarest creatures. Only about 400 remain, with just 100  breeding females. Each year the whales perform...
Jeff Sessions cartoon

Good Riddance! Drug Reformers Applaud Sessions’ Departure from DOJ

This article was produced by Drug Reporter, a project of the Independent Media Institute. The Drug Policy Alliance is a financial supporter of Drug Reporter.Former...
knotted gun

The NRA’s waning reign?

You probably noticed that Florida recently held an election, complete with the usual bad ballots, recounts and lawsuits. You may not have noticed that...

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