OPINION: Publix is thwarting action on plastic pollution

Gainesville and several other cities in Florida recently rescinded bans on various throwaway plastics, reversing course after pressure and the threat of lawsuits from the Florida Retail Federation, which receives significant funding from Publix. This is a blow to communities in Florida, our oceans and waterways, and the marine animals that depend upon a healthy…

Local Democrats state their views in Letters to the Editor

CharlotteDems.com Editor’s note: Two letters to the editor from local Democrats were published in Wednesday’s Sun. DEC member James Williams criticized Rep. Greg Steube’s record. And DEC Vice Chair Teresa Jenkins defended Democratic positions against Republican lies.   Steube not representing interests of district voters Editor: On July 25, the Sun published an article on…

Chair, Young Democrats’ Letter to the Editor

The Sun Newspaper recently published the following letter to the editor authored by Daniel Schwarz. There is a crisis at the border, but don’t be fooled by President Trump, it’s America’s fault, not the migrants. We treat people who are fleeing desperate circumstances like criminals just because they weren’t fortunate enough to be born in…