Political Issues

Allapattah: Miami’s next Wynwood?

Sky-high prices in Wynwood are pushing restaurants, galleries, and artists into Allapattah, the heart of Miami’s Dominican community.

/ March 22, 2017


Why Commissioner Russell wants to make the City code gender neutral

His policy director, Leah Weston, noticed all the male pronouns in the City of Miami code of ordinances while researching the role of the city attorney – the only woman on the dais at commission meetings.

/ March 21, 2017


We’re still fighting for the things Ruth Shack fought for in 1976

Ruth Shack was the force behind Miami’s first protections for the LGBT community and she tried to break the glass ceiling by running for mayor.

/ March 8, 2017


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


Alana Greer: 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