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Good Job University of Miami

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On July 14, 2014
The University of Miami for the win, if by win you mean destroying the planet: One of the world’s rarest forests, a section of Miami-Dade County’s last intact tracts of endangered pine rockland, is getting a new resident: a Walmart. About 88 acres of rockland, a globally imperiled habitat containing a menagerie of plants, animals […]

Siting Factories

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On October 17, 2013
Why should a corporation be allowed to move its factories wherever it wants? Take General Electric, who is moving its Ford Edward, New York production to (ironically) Clearwater, Florida. In response to this threatened closing, UE plans an extensive campaign of action and community outreach. “Solidarity Saturdays” send members out to solicit thousands of signatures […]

Purge

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On October 7, 2013

Naturally Rick Scott is apologizing not for purging Florida’s voting rolls of black people ineligible voters. He’s apologizing for not purging enough black people ineligible voters. Share

The End of Miami

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On July 14, 2013
If you haven’t read this Rolling Stone piece on the forthcoming erasure of Miami and all of south Florida from the face of the Earth because of rising sea levels, you should. It’s happening and most of us will live to see it. Share

Florida Justice

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On July 13, 2013

As always in the Sunshine State, justice was served tonight. For another example: Marissa Alexander had never been arrested before she fired a bullet at a wall one day in 2010 to scare off her husband

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