This week voting rights groups presented their case for redrawing Florida’s electoral map immediately rather than waiting until after this year’s election. But as Nick Evans reports, officials charged with conducting elections are doubtful the plan could work.
Meanwhile, as Sascha Cordner reports, Monday is the last day for residents to register to vote in Florida’s August primary election.
It seems these days that everywhere you look there’s a road closed, an apartment complex going up, or a building being torn down. You may have also tripped over a broken sidewalk recently, or have been wondering what happened to the direct flights to Washington D.C from the Tallahassee airport. So what does all this mean for the state’s Capital City and its economy? And how much change are we expecting to see in the next few years?
DR. EZEKIEL EMANUEL has written what is being called a brilliant diagnostic explanation of why health care in America has become such a divisive social issue, how money and medicine have their own, quite distinct, American story, and why reform has bedeviled both liberal and conservative presidents for more than 100 years. Emanuel forecasts six mega trends in health that will determine the market for health care in 2020 and beyond.
CARRIE BROWNSTEIN writes and stars on the sketch comedy series Portlandia, along with Fred Armisen. Portlandia has won numerous awards and a loyal following. Well before her television debut, Brownstein rose to prominence in the mid-90's as founder of the rock band Sleater-Kinney. A seminal band in the “riot girl” movement, Sleater-Kinney fused radical feminism with explosive punk. Brownstein was vocalist and lead guitar until the band went on indefinite hiatus in 2006. (Recorded May 14, 2014 at the Nourse Theater in San Francisco).