Opinion

Opinion

Upcoming recession requires New Deal-level response

White House economic advisers are warning that as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, unemployment may rise to levels we have not seen since the Great Depression. Economic adviser to the White House Kevin Hassett explained Sunday on ABC’s talk show “This Week” that “during the Great Recession, we […]

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Florida’s prisons need immediate COVID-19 relief

After resisting calls for transparency from advocates, lawmakers and the media, the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) has finally released data on the spread of COVID-19 in Florida’s prisons. The FDC, which oversees about 94,000 inmates across 145 prisons, has detected COVID-19 in 54 prisons, according to numbers it put […]

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DeSantis puts Floridians at risk with beach reopenings

The premature reopening of Florida beaches is yet another example of a lack of competent leadership in Florida. On Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis gave local municipalities the ability to reopen their beaches provided they maintain social distancing guidelines. Encouraging social distancing on our beaches while allowing large crowds to accumulate […]