Monday, November 19, 2018

Columns

You have a right to weariness

You have a right to weariness

People are trying to figure out the proper posture to take in a world riven by deceit and corruption, a world in which the leadership of the country represents an assault on decency.
Published: 11/12/18
PolitiFact Florida: More felons regained right to vote in Florida than population of many states

PolitiFact Florida: More felons regained right to vote in Florida than population of many states

Florida has had one of the toughest processes in the nation for felons to regain their voting rights, but that changed on election night when voters approved amending the state Constitution to restore the right to vote to many felons.How many?News ar...
Published: 11/12/18
Column: Hillsborough transportation referendum offers generational change

Column: Hillsborough transportation referendum offers generational change

Hillsborough transportation referendum offers generational change
Published: 11/09/18

Inside the newsroom: A new Tampa Bay Times column offers a window into our journalism

Times executive editor Mark Katches offers his insights on some changes coming to online and in print to forge a deeper bond with the community and to do a better job of sharing how we do our jobs.
Published: 11/09/18
Celebrating the armistice that ended the war that was supposed to end all wars

Celebrating the armistice that ended the war that was supposed to end all wars

How Tampa Bay and Florida celebrated the end of World War I
Published: 11/09/18

Selected readings from the left and from the right

Here’s some interesting commentary from the opposite poles of the political spectrum.
Published: 11/09/18
Column: Working together to help Pinellas students succeed

Column: Working together to help Pinellas students succeed

A united effort to help Pinellas students succeed
Published: 11/09/18

Ruth: Third-party candidates are killing me

Why do people willfully self-disenfranchise themselves? And yet we see this amazing sight every election cycle, as various libertarians, Green Party types, Watchagot grumps and all the rest of the Whitman’s Sampler of political comic relief gadflies pop up like weeds to run for something or another.
Published: 11/09/18
Get ready for more divisive politics

Get ready for more divisive politics

Here’s what to expect from divided government and Trump over the next two years.
Published: 11/09/18
Death of an English major

Death of an English major

What we can do, as English majors, is write about the particulars of the beautiful promise of Maura Binkley, a Florida State English major killed in the Tallahassee yoga studio shooting. What we can do, as Americans, is dedicate ourselves to erasing the ugliness that erased her.
Published: 11/09/18