The New “Crime Wave” Panic and the Long Shadow of John Walsh

The New “Crime Wave” Panic and the Long Shadow of John Walsh

John and Revé Walsh’s lives changed on July 27, 1981, when Revé took her six-year-old son, Adam, to the Sears department store in a mall in Hollywood, Florida. Adam had asked to visit the toy department while his mother browsed the lighting and home furnishings section just a few aisles away. As Revé told ABC’s…

Schools Boards Are the New Battleground Over Critical Race Theory

Schools Boards Are the New Battleground Over Critical Race Theory

In the fall of 2018, a Snapchat video began circulating in the wealthy Dallas suburb of Southlake, Texas. It showed a group of white high school students at a party, laughing as they chanted a racial slur in unison. After the video went viral, the school district held a series of listening sessions and committee…

‘Most Significant Threat To Freedom In My Lifetime’: DeSantis Says COVID Unleashed ‘Medical Authoritarianism’

‘Most Significant Threat To Freedom In My Lifetime’: DeSantis Says COVID Unleashed ‘Medical Authoritarianism’

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” that the alleged “medical authoritarianism” he claims has characterized the COVID-19 pandemic is “probably the most significant threat to freedom in [his] lifetime.” “They are basically saying that we are all just subservient to a medical authoritarianism,” DeSantis told Fox News host and Daily…

4 teachers died of COVID within 24 hours in Broward County, Florida. Schools there are defying Gov. DeSantis’ ban on mask mandates.

4 teachers died of COVID within 24 hours in Broward County, Florida. Schools there are defying Gov. DeSantis’ ban on mask mandates.

Four teachers from Florida’s Broward County died from COVID-19 on Tuesday and Wednesday.One taught high school; another elementary school. The other two were from the same school.This week, Broward County’s school board voted to defy a ban on mask mandates on school premises.Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.Three teachers and a teaching assistant in Florida’s…

Frosted Cake Set To Become The Next Gem On BSC

Frosted Cake Set To Become The Next Gem On BSC

Fort Myers, Florida, 12 Aug 2021, ZEXPRWIRE, The next 1000x BSC gem that will skyrocket is upon us with the Frosted Cake Token! This project has a team from an already established and successful project called the Ryoshi Token and they come with an illustrious reputation. The dev team has been known to be one…

Fred may regain tropical storm strength as it nears Florida

Fred may regain tropical storm strength as it nears Florida

HAVANA — Tropical depression Fred was moving along Cuba’s northern coast and could regain tropical storm status as it pulls away from the island on Friday, ahead of its projected track towards the Florida Keys on Saturday and southwest Florida on Sunday, forecasters said.Meanwhile, still east of the Caribbean Sea, forecasters were watching a disturbance…

Legislators at HIMSS21 point to telehealth as key pandemic-era tech

Legislators at HIMSS21 point to telehealth as key pandemic-era tech

Florida and Rhode Island aren’t all that similar when it comes to population size or state politics.   But what they do have in common, said two legislators who co-presented at a HIMSS21 session on Thursday, is a telehealth strategy that proved to be wildly popular among residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.   As a…

Two days into school year, 440 students in a Florida district are quarantined

Two days into school year, 440 students in a Florida district are quarantined

Nearly 500 students in Palm Beach County, Florida, have been quarantined because of COVID-19 just two days into the school year, the district’s superintendent said Thursday. Why it matters: Superintendent Michael Burke’s announcement comes as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has maintained his executive order banning school districts in the state from requiring the use of…