Political Issues

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

Meet three generations of Miami women marching on Washington

A reverend, her daughters, and her eight-year-old granddaughter will hold hands and march through the cold on Saturday, joining one of the biggest demonstrations the U.S. has ever seen.

/ January 19, 2017

To ‘be seen’: Three Miami women on why they’ll march here on Saturday

More than 10,000 women are expected to show up at Bayfront Park for our local women’s march. Here’s why.

/ January 18, 2017

Everything you need to know about the Miami women’s rally on Saturday

Thousands have said they’ll be at Bayfront Park.

/ January 18, 2017

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