Shouldn't we strengthen -- not weaken -- Amtrak? Florida voters passed an amedment requiring high speed rail connecting Tampa and Orlando. Jeb! and Rick Scott killed it. Meanwhile...
SCPA's Dorothee Custer hand picks news items involving 'Gov. Scott and his appointed cronies' -- and an ACTION! item for Brevard.
Many Brevard citiznes are fighting to stop Port Canaveral Authority's environmentally damaging plans to expand railroad cross Banana River and Merritt Island, further degrading the Indian River Lagoon environment. On Septembrer 3, the County Commission will discuss the issue.
Carl Freitag: Naomi Klein's book tells how the right wing exploits crises as an opportunity to impose their more authoritarian, harsh society.
Crisafulli takes it to court. Miami Herald: Epic fail! Redistricting session cost taxpayers $651,000 -- and counting.
ACTION! SEPT. 3: Ask county commissioners to adopt resolution: OPPOSE Port Canaveral rail expansion in Merrit Island.
An American hero leaves us: the legendary civil rights activist Julian Bond, died on August 15, in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.
Carl Freitag: Richard Rorty's 1998 book describes how the social democratic Left shaped the policies of the Democratic Party from 1910 to its collapse in 1965.