Florida Just Passed the Largest Expansion of Voting Rights the United States Has Seen in Decades 

Here’s one bit of good news out of Florida to tide you over no matter what happens for the rest of this hell night: A majority of Floridians voted in favor of Amendment 4, which restores voting rights for people with felony convictions. This will restore the right to vote to 1.5 million people, according to data from…

Tallahassee's Progressive Mayor, Andrew Gillum, Wins Democratic Primary for Governor of Florida 

On Tuesday, Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum won Florida’s Democratic gubernatorial primary, beating out several better-funded and more moderate candidates, and defying expectations. The Intercept reported that Gillum, who if he prevails in November will be the first black governor in the history of the state, won…

Traumatized Parkland Teens Forced to Assure Public They Are Not 'Crisis Actors'

Imagine being a teenager—a child, really—and having not only to contend with the fact that 17 of your classmates and teachers were murdered a week ago, the way that student survivors at Parkland, Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school must, but then also to convince a slew of conspiracy theorists that you’re…

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