Charter School Industry Running Amok in Florida with Taxpayer Dollars

Another corporate scam in the making. John Key anyone? As is often the case with huge economic and social experiments that severely rip apart the fabric of the nation’s social safety net while benefitting huge corporations, management companies, public relations flacks, and providing a perpetual glint in the eyes of right-wing foundation heads and the […]

4,000 Florida National Guardsmen to be called up for active duty

More than 4,000 Florida National Guard soldiers, including some 600 from South Florida, are to be called to active duty in the next few months in what is the largest mobilization in state history. Most of the troops called up will be deployed to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to Guard spokesman Lt. […]