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To honor MLK’s legacy, pass voting rights.  Democrats and Republicans will benefit | Opinion

By: - January 16, 2022

It's a win-win for both parties. There's no reason not to get it done.

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Here’s why spending $2T won’t make inflation worse than it already is | Opinion

By: - January 14, 2022

I'm an economist. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin's opposition to President Joe Biden's domestic agenda is misguided.

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Show medical workers you care: Wear a mask, get vaccinated, be unselfish | Roger Chesley

By: - January 14, 2022

Exhausted by the pandemic, the health-care sector has lost nearly half a million workers since February 2020.

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It’s up to Democrats in Pa. and D.C. to defend democracy. So far, that isn’t happening | Opinion

By: - January 13, 2022

Just as surely as history repeats itself, the American Experiment is at risk of failing. But history also points the way to its salvation.

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What MLK meant by justice. And how one central Pa. community is commemorating it | Opinion

By: - January 13, 2022

As we begin a new year, our Carlisle community continues America’s quest to embrace Dr. King’s commitment to social, economic, and political justice.

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Remain in Mexico protocols force thousands of asylum-seekers to endure violence | Opinion

By: - January 12, 2022

The Biden administration has failed to show much improvement over Trump on human rights issues at the border.

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2021’s biggest climate disasters cost the U.S. $145B. Five essential reads | Analysis

By: - January 12, 2022

It was the third-most expensive year on record, and 2021 was also one of the hottest years globally and the 4th hottest year in the U.S. in 127 years of record-keeping.

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Investments in human services industries are an investment in our future | Opinion

By: - January 11, 2022

The caring people who do this important work have been undervalued too long. That has to stop.

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From the grave, MLK’s telling white folks ‘Stop it, just stop it’ | Michael Coard

By: - January 11, 2022

Dr. King was more than that 'I Have a Dream' speech. Much more.

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A New Year’s Resolution for Pa.: Go big on reducing methane emissions

By: - January 10, 2022

With increasing extreme weather events plaguing Pennsylvania and the rest of the world, there’s no more time to waste.

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New legislative maps can restore representation for Pa.’s growing Latino communities | Opinion

By: - January 9, 2022

Harrisburg has for decades gerrymandered the maps to diminish the influence and voice of Latinos and people of color across the state.