Political Issues

Doctors can’t prescribe marijuana in Florida. Here’s why.

You asked us all your questions on Amendment 2. We took them to the experts.

/ February 15, 2017

Dear Congressman: Please don’t deport me.

Supporters of DACA are hosting “postcard parties” across the country to send postcards en masse to legislators asking them to uphold the Obama-era immigration program. We went to one party in Miami.

/ February 6, 2017

The law is not going to save us.

Progressives hailed lawyers as saviors when a series of lawsuits managed to pause enforcement of President Trump’s executive order on immigration from mostly Muslim countries. But they won’t be the defensive line for long.

/ February 2, 2017

How to get from poverty to prosperity

Miami has some affordability issues. We all know that. We’re going to have a conversation about how to fix some of them.

/ February 1, 2017

Meet one of the lawyers who helped press pause on the immigration ban

He led a teach-in at U.M. yesterday on what’s next. We took notes.

/ January 30, 2017

Hundreds protest immigration ban at Miami International Airport

Hundreds gathered at Miami International Airport to protest President Trump’s immigration and refugee ban.

/ January 29, 2017

Breaking down Mayor Gimenez’s sanctuary cities decision

There’s been a lot of anger, accusations, and hurt since Mayor Carlos Gimenez said Miami-Dade County jails would comply with federal immigration. Here’s what it all means.

/ January 28, 2017

Smashing the Slumlords in Liberty City

Adrian Madriz was tired of seeing his friends and colleagues living in filth and decay. So, he’s going after their landlords.

/ January 26, 2017

10 simple ways to be an activist, even when you’re really busy

Fired up after this weekend’s marches? You don’t have to dedicate your whole life to activism to make a difference.

/ January 24, 2017

Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo: Climate change is not a hoax.

And he says not even Donald Trump’s election can change that.

/ January 22, 2017