Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Tag: Florida

Florida’s tipping point: Supreme Court clears path for pivotal abortion rights...

The proposed constitutional amendment offers a robust defense of abortion rights, stipulating that no laws should "prohibit, penalize, delay, or restrict abortion before viability or when necessary to protect the patient's health."

Student-led climate action is flourishing in DeSantis’s Florida

The “Green New Deal for UF” is a statement of support for bold, progressive climate action put forward by students.

Florida’s deadly heat bill: GOP’s war on outdoor worker safety

The bill has sparked a fierce debate over worker rights and public health amidst escalating temperatures.

Courts halt DeSantis’ ‘Stop WOKE Act’: A victory for free speech...

In a striking defense of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court blocks Florida's "Stop WOKE Act", safeguarding diversity and inclusion discussions in workplaces.

Florida defies CDC in measles outbreak, telling parents it’s fine to...

The CDC reported that childhood immunization rates hit a 10-year low.

Big Pharma’s battle against FDA-approved medicine imports from Canada

Florida's groundbreaking move: importing affordable medication from Canada. Big Pharma's pushback and the FDA's historic approval — a turning point in U.S. healthcare?

Blood from Jacksonville is partially on Ron DeSantis’ hands

He should not speak, but rather listen to members of marginalized populations, who he has directly harmed with his policies and rhetoric.

Making sense of Florida’s nonsensical history curriculum

‘Slavery wasn’t so bad; white men are the real victims’: these are the messages that appear to stem from the right-wing war on history. It’s part of a bigger picture rooted in the politics of fear.

Florida waters reach hot tub temperatures of 101.19 degrees Fahrenheit

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), this time of year normal south Florida water temperatures should be from 73 to 88 degrees Fahrenheit.

Federal judge blocks Florida GOP’s ‘clear and brazen attack’ on voter...

"We applaud the court's decision, but we must ensure this harmful law is struck down altogether," said the ACLU of Florida's legal director.

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An urgent plea to leftists in the 6 battleground states likely to decide the...

If we want to remain a country where we still have the ability to agitate for justice and equality, then it’s incumbent on us to vote with that in mind.

Global uprising: Protests erupt worldwide against economic support for Gaza conflict

The wave of protests swept major cities across the globe, with significant disruptions reported on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, downtown Los Angeles, and key transport routes in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Wizz Air commits to cutting-edge eco-friendly fuel made from human waste

Turning Waste into Wayfare: Discover how Wizz Air is propelling the future of flight with its groundbreaking move to fuel planes with a resource as ubiquitous as human waste. A clean sky is no longer just a dream but a destination.

‘Should be a global wake-up call’: Coral reefs suffer fourth mass bleaching event

This phenomenon signals a dire warning about the escalating impacts of climate change on these vital underwater ecosystems.

Donald Trump faces groundbreaking criminal trial as first former U.S. President in the dock

With jury selection underway, the world watches as this unprecedented trial unfolds, potentially reshaping America's political landscape.