The lack of voting rights for the people living in U.S. territories is a topic that is sorely underrepresented in political discourse. The U.S. has five territories— Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin … [Read more...] about U.S. Territories: The New Taxation Without Representation
On January 27th, Equality Florida held a press conference at the Capitol to address the anti-LGBTQ+ bills introduced by lawmakers and urge action on the Florida Competitive Workforce Act (HB 161 & … [Read more...] about LGBTQ+ Discrimination Still Legal in Florida
In the 2020 legislative session, the Florida Senate and House of Representatives will decide on two bills — HB 265 and SB 404, respectively, which would force minors to obtain parental consent before … [Read more...] about The Problem With Forced Parental Consent
J. Robert Oppenheimer, reflecting on the power of the nuclear weapons he helped to develop, quoted this line from the the Hindu text, the Bhagavad Gita. He knew the terrifying reality that would come … [Read more...] about Fire and Fury: The End of a Nuclear Forces Treaty
Midterm elections ended Tuesday night not with a blue wave, or a red wave, but with a little surge in one direction, some historic elections, and not much else. Midterm elections are often used as … [Read more...] about Florida Midterms Elections: Where Does The Democratic Party Go From Here?
Florida’s District 2 Democratic Congressional candidate, Bob Rackleff, is leading an aggressive and progressive campaign against incumbent congressman Neal Dunn. Rackleff agreed to meet with Spire … [Read more...] about Politics and Policies: An Interview with Bob Rackleff