Month: May 2021


Jail
How Florida’s Cash Bail System Hurts Communities of Color

In Florida, cash bail system critics see it as “criminalizing” poverty and bloating jail populations, as those who cannot pay bail can be stuck in jail awaiting trial, sometimes for months or years.

Josh-Weil
This Is Why Josh Weil Is Running to ‘Retire Marco Rubio’

Running against the Republican incumbent, the math and science teacher from Orlando has a clear plan of action to build systems that help Floridians and promises to work only "for the people."

Charlie-Crist
Charlie Crist Vows to Fight DeSantis’ Restrictive Election Measures if Elected Governor

One of the most vocal opponents of DeSantis’ voting law, early in May Charlie Crist became the first Democrat to officially announce his run against the Republican incumbent next year.

covid-19-vaccine-now
Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine Just Got Easier. Here’s How to Get It Now.

"For those having trouble finding a location or making an appointment, we're going to make it easier than ever," President Joe Biden.

Florida-Census
Latinos Were Undercounted in the Census. Here’s Why It Matters.

Undercounted states can lose out not only on political representation and Electoral College votes, but, very importantly, on federal funding that uses census data as a base. This can have a profound impact on individuals and families.

Puerto Rico-Truck-Drivers
Los Camioneros: a Force That Impacts Far More Than the Economy in Puerto Rico

Truck driving has become one of the most important trades in Puerto Rico because of the island's dependence on imports.