Tag: income inequality

Danny McAuliffeFebruary 5, 2018

State-based activists are breathing new life into a campaign originally organized by Martin Luther King, Jr. The Poor People’s Campaign took to the fourth-floor of Florida’s Capitol on Monday to “serve notice to state and local legislative leaders that their failure to address systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, ecological devastation and America’s distorted national morality […]

Daniel TilsonJune 24, 2014

It’s official. Forty-five legislative districts in Florida will feature coronations rather than elections come November. All hail participatory democracy in the Sunshine State! Actually, most of the coronations came just in time for Happy Hour last Friday, after the candidate-qualifying period for 2014 had officially closed at high noon. Ceremonies consisted mostly of email and […]

Daniel TilsonNovember 7, 2013

Forget for a minute about Florida jumping on the weed legalization bandwagon and think about why we can’t seem to make progress on a more important cause: workers’ civil rights. While I strongly support marijuana decriminalization legislation and appreciate its ballot referendum “sexiness,” it’s also time to see Florida voters bypass the politicians and win […]


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