Best of the Blogs: On The Rise

Progress Florida Education Center’s Best of the Blogs for the week ending 8-29-14
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Center’s popular free Daily Clips service.

Students, Faculty & Alumni Protest Koch Brothers’ Clandestine Takeover Of Florida State University
By Leslie Salzillo
Daily Kos
We do not need a bunch of businessmen, politicians, choosing our (FSU) president for us.

Jimmy Patronis, for Public Service Commission? Blustery Water Carrier for the Great Destroyers
By gimleteye
Eye On Miami
One of the reasons we write this blog is for citizens seeking a place to obtain “context” for 1) news and 2) what stands for governance in Florida. 

Women’s Equality Day and Election Day roll nicely into one
By Kartik Krishnaiyer
The Florida Squeeze
Today is Women’s Equality Day number 94.

South Florida Leaders Stand Up for Climate Change Action
By Isabel Villalon
CleanEnergy Footprints
When you live in south Florida, where the seas level rise is a clear and present danger to our way of life, climate change action is an urgent matter.

U.S. Sugar, King Ranch, And Some Elected Officials Walk Into A Bar
Guest Opinion
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