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Embracing police accountability is the only way to make our communities safer | Opinion

By: - July 6, 2022

Policymakers have yet to embrace a full transformation in public safety that we need to make all our communities safer and more just.

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The photo below is of Wandrea ArShaye “Shaye” Moss (L), former Fulton County Georgia election worker comforted by her mother Ruby Freeman (R) as Moss testifies during the fourth hearing on the January 6th investigation.

The political cost of rising gas prices is mitigated by the GOP’s success and denial | Opinion

By: - July 5, 2022

Attacks on abortion rights and Jan. 6 revelations could sway voters to the Democrats this mid-term cycle.

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Expanded time off is an easy way for companies in anti-abortion states to help employees | Opinion

By: - July 5, 2022

Expanding paid time off may not seem like a lot, but it would be one less hurdle for women experiencing nothing but hurdles.

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A Republic, if we can keep it: It’s time for renewed, relentless action | David DeWitt

By: - July 4, 2022

This Fourth of July, I will not be made despondent by the malicious designs of traitors and tyrants. I will be celebrating the unfolding of progress paid for in blood by patriots.

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The U.S. Supreme Court is an obstacle to the future the vast majority want to achieve | Opinion

By: - July 3, 2022

The high court's recent rulings foreshadow future decisions that will favor corporations and reinforce economic inequality.

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Do to guns what we did to cigarettes — make them culturally repellent | Opinion

By: - July 1, 2022

We can say with clarity that too many guns leads to shootings just like too many cigarettes leads to lung cancer.

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It’s beyond time to address the soaring cost of cyber-charter schools | Opinion

By: - June 30, 2022

Cyber-charter tuition likely represents the most inefficient spending in Pa. school finance.

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We cannot wait any longer to disarm hate | Shira Goodman

By: - June 30, 2022

The new gun reform law passed by Congress, and signed by President Joe Biden, is a first step. We still have much work to do.

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To help our children reach a successful future, we need to boost Level Up funding | Opinion

By: - June 30, 2022

Call your legislator today and let them know that Level Up is a jumpstart for Pa. school districts.

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Who runs Harrisburg? You or the corporate elite? | Opinion

By: - June 29, 2022

With the budget clock ticking down, lawmakers have a choice to help working Pennsylvanians.

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Fair funding for Pa. schools also means fair funding for special education | Opinion

By: - June 29, 2022

All kids want to do well in school; some just require additional assistance and extra tools to get there.

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To engage the ‘will of the voters,’ you also have to empower them | Opinion

By: - June 28, 2022

The bad faith use of the constitutional amendment process reduces the power of voters under the guise of increasing it.