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Letters to the Editor

Facebook does not tolerate hate speech

There has been a lot of criticism lobbed at Facebook recently, much of it expected after ProPublica published a report that Facebook algorithms gave unscrupulous advertisers the ability to target ads to 2,300 anti-Semites. I have no tolerance for hate and anti-Semitism, but the social media platform has been vilified enough.

Op-Ed

Maybe our war president should watch ‘Vietnam’

Ken Burns’ series, of course, is compelling and beautifully done. It is also extremely painful to watch. The senseless killing and maiming. The merciless bombings. The stupid miscalculations of politicians who didn’t understand the ramifications of what they didn’t understand

Letters to the Editor

Cuba has always lied

The Miami Herald’s Sept. 19 editorial, “Unless Cuba comes clean about the embassy attacks on U.S. diplomats, it will put renewed ties at risk” offers an overview of the strange case of American diplomats and their dependents harmed in Cuba.

Opinion

This is the murderous version of Trump’s Muslim ban

Kill the Muslims. That's how the latest version of the Muslim ban is shaping up. Started shortly after Donald Trump made it clear to the world that Muslims were not welcome in the United States, other countries started their own, more brutal and deadly effective ban.

Op-Ed

Resiliency will help us prosper

Irma packed a punch in South Florida, but it didn’t knock out our infrastructure completely. To protect families as much as its buildings, South Florida needs to transform Irma recovery into a higher level of resilience planning: one that includes the economic, health, and housing needs of all communities, particularly for communities of color and those living paycheck to paycheck.

Op-Ed

Florida must invest in infrastructure

As the mayor of a coastal city, I have seen what good government can do to identify and invest in innovative solutions to address environmental and infrastructural deficiencies. Through strategic and decisive action, Miami Beach is implementing a plan to make the city more resilient against sea-level rise. However, let’s be clear — most cities cannot afford to do it on their own, nor should they. To better safeguard our environment, real estate market, and tourism-based economy, state leaders must do their part, and:

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