September 20, 2021

Editor's column

Visions

In Florida's business world, the real standouts are those who go about business with some sense of higher purpose. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Vices and Virtues

A recent news story out of Tennessee took me back to the early years of my journalism career... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

Cliff Notes

Brittany Birken and her team at the Fed have just produced a paper — see the link below — using Florida as a case study in documenting how the benefits cliff in the childcare subsidy program acts as a barrier to economic self-sufficiency. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Labor Pains

U.S. birth rates peaked in 1990 and have fallen below the rate at which our society can replace those who age out of the workforce. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

Bus-Doggle

St. Petersburg sits along Tampa Bay, on the eastern edge of the Pinellas County peninsula. St. Petersburg Beach is eight miles due west across the peninsula, on the Gulf. Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

An Overdose of Bureaucracy

Florida's medical system displays a disconnect between care and customer service. Read more »
Published on 3/29/2021

Learning and Earning

Fifteen years ago to the month in this space, I wrote about an apprenticeship program that ... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

Reshaping Teaching

A decade ago, more than 5,000 graduate and undergraduate students were enrolled at the University of South Florida's College of Education. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Post-Votem

The GOP's effective Florida ground game was evident in the 2020 election. Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

Settin' the Woods on Fire

It didn't generate big headlines, but an important organization has relocated its headquarters in Tallahassee. Read more »
Published on 11/25/2020

Less Flori-Duh, Please

Over the past 20 years, two of the biggest changes in Florida have involved the state's educational institutions. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2020

The Limits of Home-Work

In the face of a Big Event, it seems to be an occupational hazard ... for some journalists to leap from the initial experience of the event to overblown, simplistic conclusions. Read more »
Published on 9/25/2020

COVID - Some Perspective

Sifting and sorting through the data and the mess ... it's possible to say a few things that will hold up as we move forward. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

What Now?

The murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis echoes off Florida's own sorry racial history. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2020

Echoes of history

Two ships, two struggles to do the right thing. Read more »
Published on 6/25/2020

Dam(n)

The saga of the Rodman Dam will enter its 50th year in a few months. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2020

Out of the bubble

The strategy of trying to moderate the spread of the coronavirus continues as we await the development of a vaccine or effective therapy. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2020

Incomplete

I've been a history buff for some time, believing that the more you understand about the way things were, the more you start to understand about the way things are. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

Breaking the Cycle

These are remarkable days in Florida. Our state is adding population at the rate of a city the size of Tampa each year. GDP has risen from $967 billion in 2017 to more than $1.1 trillion in 2019. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2020

By the Numbers

Florida's economy is a lot more sophisticated than ag and tourism. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

Forgotten

“If you live in Northwest Florida, you learn the cavalry isn't coming.” Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

A Better Way

For many Floridians in the 1950s and 1960s, the name Chattahoochee was synonymous with mental illness. Read more »
Published on 11/26/2019

Heavy Lifting

In 2012, the city of Orlando decided to spend around $200 million to demolish and rebuild the old Citrus Bowl football stadium... Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

Teaching, Anyone?

Efforts to expand the teaching labor supply in Florida aren't working. Read more »
Published on 9/25/2019

At Shortstop, W. Ockham

Theories strike out in trying to explain baseball's low attendance in Florida. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

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