Political Issues

Little Haiti’s on the cusp of a boom. These are the people shaping it.

Residents, property owners, and developers sat in a room in the Little Haiti Cultural Center and something amazing happened. They actually listened to each other.

/ January 17, 2017

What it means that Obama just ended ‘wet foot, dry foot’

The gist of it: Cubans are going to face the same policies that other immigrants now face. Mostly.

/ January 12, 2017

So what’s the point of pop-up parks like Biscayne Green?

A whole lot of people are spending all this money and time getting people excited for a park — only to take it away a few weeks later. Why bother?

/ January 11, 2017

How has your life changed since Trump was elected?

Yesterday Donald Trump held the first press conference since he was elected in November. On Jan. 20, he’ll be inaugurated as president. Whether you love him or hate him, there’s no question that he’s already doing things differently than his predecessors – and that means changes for all of us. It’s been a crazy couple […]

/ January 11, 2017

Miami leaders talking resolutions and predictions for 2017

We’ve got them all down on paper so you can hold them to these January promises all year long.

/ January 5, 2017

Shocker: Miami-Dade women get paid less than men.

Even though they’re better educated.

/ January 4, 2017

University of Miami and West Grove’s churches team up to fight re-segregation

The churches are the most powerful organization in long marginalized West Grove – and UM’s law school is giving them a megaphone at a critical moment.

/ January 4, 2017

Francis Suarez: We’ll get started on two new rail lines in 2017

As Miami gets denser, Suarez says the City will look into making developers pay to help ease that gridlock.

/ January 3, 2017