Progress Florida's Best of the Blogs for the week ending 10-13-17
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Florida Jails Serving As Debtors’ Prison
By John Lantigua
Blog Of Rights
In the 19th century, Charles Dickens described the suffering of persons sentenced to debtors’ prisons, places where people were locked up simply because they owed someone money.
Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico And Florida Politics
By Steve Schale
Since Maria, the question I've gotten more than any other is "So if X number of Puerto Ricans move to Florida because of the hurricane, what does this mean?"
Florida Unions Answer The Call For Hurricane Relief
By Mike Williams
Fight For Florida
What does it mean to be union? It means standing together with family, co-workers and community, especially when they need it the most.