Florida’s Apparent Embrace of Big Government Principles; Also, Human Lifespan Explained

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss how several recent of laws and regulations enacted by Florida’s state government reveal an unmistakable trend of seizing power from local authorities and requiring that everyone follow decrees coming from the state capitol (01:11).  The guys also react to recent research which offers new insight into how the lifespan of mammals, including human beings, tends to work (36:07).

Florida rejects 41% of new math textbooks, citing critical race theory among its reasons (CNN)

DeSantis signs bill requiring Florida students, professors to register political views with state (Salon)

Florida’s law limiting LGBTQ discussion in schools, explained (WaPo)

Fla. governor signs bill requiring moment for school prayer (AP)

Florida lawmakers stopped cities from banning natural gas. Climate change plans suffered (Miami Herald)

Culture war is smart politics for DeSantis and Republicans (Yahoo News)

Mystery of why humans die around 80 may finally be solved (Yahoo News)