Politics

As Pod Save America comes to Miami, here’s some info on a local doing his own show

Pod Save America is coming to Miami, as part of a nationwide tour, and when the folks from Crooked Media were looking to spread the word on the podcast tour’s Miami stop they reached out to a local podcaster—Matt Mawhinney, founder of Action Cast Media.

/ April 5, 2018


Does ‘never again’ apply to me, too?

I noticed something after the Parkland shooting: that their tragedy gets national headlines, while we have people dropping like flies every day in Liberty City – and for us, there is silence.

/ March 25, 2018


After walkouts, what’s next for Miami students and the gun control debate?

A group of Miamians decided to build on the energy from Wednesday’s #NationalWalkOut by gathering more than 100 students from across Miami to talk about gun control.

/ March 15, 2018


Here’s what you should know about the new Florida gun control law

The Florida legislature sent a bill to Gov. Rick Scott that he signed into law a few days later. Here’s the tl;dr version of how the bill would affect the state’s gun laws.

/ March 11, 2018


What to know and what to do about the Stoneman Shooting

Yesterday, the national epidemic of mass shootings landed in our backyard. There are things you can do to try and stop it from happening again.

/ February 15, 2018


Why Kubs Lalchandani is running in District 113

District 113 is a hub of entrepreneurship, a center of art and culture, and has maybe the most beautiful beaches in the world. But all of the country’s big issues are also here, like sea level rise, lack of affordable housing, and massive wealth disparity.

/ February 4, 2018


Miami and Miami Beach November 2017 election results

(Courtesy of justgrimes/flickr creative commons) The results are in. These are your new leaders (except for District 3, that one’s headed to a runoff), and this is how you voted on your city proposals. City of Miami: Mayor Francis Suarez District 3 This is headed to a runoff because no candidate topped 50 percent. Joe Carollo came […]

/ November 7, 2017


City of Miami Voter Guide

Hey City of Miami, listen up: you’ve got an election going down. It’s not getting the attention it should because the mayoral race isn’t competitive. But there’s a seven-person race for the District 3 commission seat, pitting some of the most legacy names in Miami politics against newcomers who want to shake things up. The […]

/ October 25, 2017


Retaking a seat after a special election

The fifth proposal on the City of Miami ballot is an amendment that would give a seat back if the official left it because of allegations of misconduct.

/ October 25, 2017


Auditor general changes, pt. 1

Voting on this proposal means you’re deciding whether the Office of the Auditor General should increase its independence.

/ October 25, 2017