• Blogs

    July 29, 2014

    Thousands Sign Petitions Against Walmart Development on Endangered Pine Rockland

    Leslye Jacobs is a longtime environmental advocate and a once-proud University of Miami Hurricane. But two weeks ago, when she learned that the university had sold a swath of endangered pine rockland forest to a Palm Beach Gardens-based developer who planned to build a Walmart, Jacobs, the director ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    Poll: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Trails Generic Democratic Opponent

    Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is such a part of Miami-Dade's political firmament it's hard to imagine the moderate Republican losing her seat until she's ready to retire. But a new poll shows Ros-Lehtinen trailing a generic Democratic opponent by two points. Is this just a temporary manifestation of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Eric Holder Slams Stand Your Ground Law, Al Sharpton Pledges Florida Fight

    If the Stevie Wonder boycott and the thousands signing MoveOn petitions didn't convince lawmakers they were going to face serious pressure to repeal the Stand Your Ground law after George Zimmerman's acquittal, last night's NAACP convention finale should do the trick. First U.S. Attorney General Er ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    DOJ's Trayvon Probe Still "Open" As Thousands Urge Civil Rights Charges For Zimmerman

    After Trayvon Martin's supporters mourned Saturday's not-guilty verdict, hundreds of thousands have turned to the Department of Justice to urge the feds to make a second attempt to convict George Zimmerman of civil rights violations. The DOJ has confirmed that its inquiry into the case remains open ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    There's a Petition to Boycott Florida Until "Stand Your Ground" Is Repealed

    Right or wrong, the rest of the nation has been side-eyeing Florida ever since the George Zimmerman verdict came down. Even though the controversial "Stand Your Ground" law was not ultimately used as part of Zimmerman's defense, a new petition is circulating online in which signees claim they'll boy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Everybody Hates Marco Rubio: Gays Protesting Senator Today, Tea Partiers and Pro-Immigration Groups Protesting Him Tomorrow

    Marco Rubio is taking it from all sides this week. Today, LGBT activists are staging a sit-in at Rubio's Tampa office. Tomorrow, he'll face protests near the same office from Tea Partiers who claim his stance on immigration is too liberal and pro-immigration reform protestors who think his immigrati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Watch Protestors Dance the "Tax the Rich Shuffle" Outside Carnival Headquarters

    Photo by Tim Elfrink​To celebrate Tax Day, the folks at Right to the City and decided it was high time to combine the best traditions of 1985-era Chicago Bears dancing and progressive lefty political agitation. The result? Behold the "Tax the Rich Shuffle." William "The Fridge" Perry wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Marco Rubio Appears on Cover of Time With Republicans Who Make Him Seem Downright Normal

    ​Why, yes, that is Marco Rubio peering at you from the latest cover of Time magazine. Unlike yesterday's tea bagger beefcake calendar, the cover is for real. Rubio takes one of four special-edition covers that feature some of the most talked-about Republican candidates from across the country, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    Tim Tebow Pro-Life Super Bowl Ad Stirs Up Controversy

    Predictably, Tim Tebow's Super Bowl ad for the politically divisive, anti-gay, and pro-choice group Focus on the Family is causing controversy.Focus has released few details about the ad, but it will likely feature UF's Heisman winner and his mother, Pam Tebow. Pam notably carried Tim to term despit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2008

    South Beach Obama Bake-Off

    Let’s start by saying that, for the good of our country, we sincerely hope that is better at political activism than they are at baking. This thought occured as we surveyed the Hungry For Change Bake Sale, two small tables of baked goods set up by the crafty lefties at Marjorie Stoneham ... More >>

  • Film

    April 24, 2008


    The next wave of post-9/11 political films trades sobriety for satire.

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2007

    Bring ‘Em Home

    John and Yoko would be proud A few dozen demonstrators gathered late Tuesday in South Beach to protest the war in Iraq and rally to bring the troops home. Waving signs that read "Honk" and "Bush, Cheney, send your own kids," the 42 volunteers from the action group were among hundreds ... More >>

  • Music

    September 29, 2005

    Rise Up

    The urban music community responds to Katrina and the aftermath

  • Music

    March 31, 2005



  • News

    November 18, 2004

    Trouble at Home

    Note to Miami's Kerry boosters: All politics is local

  • Music

    November 11, 2004


    The Future

  • Music

    October 7, 2004
  • Music

    September 23, 2004


    Agit Pop

  • News

    July 22, 2004

    Never Mind the Ballots

    It is South Florida's YET-to-be-registered immigrant voters who could swing the 2004 presidential election