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End the grandstanding. Pa. lawmakers need to get serious about protecting the vote | Opinion

By: - September 13, 2021

There’s no reason our state legislators can’t work in a bipartisan fashion to make sure voting continues to be accessible for everyone.

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The U.S. has left Afghanistan. What was it all for? | Opinion

By: - September 12, 2021

By Barbara Jordan I can still taste the sand, feel the heat on my skin. We were told to smell our water before we drank it, just in case something had been added to it. I remember the faces, including my own, when one of our brothers or sisters in arms lost their lives. I […]

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Student loan debt is crushing Americans: 4 essential reads | Analysis

By: - September 12, 2021

What practical effect will debt relief have, not only on individual borrowers but society and the economy as a whole?

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Massive COVID-19 infections, not the vaccine, are responsible for new variants | Analysis

By: - September 10, 2021

The best way to stop new variants is to stop their spread, and the answer to that is vaccination.

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‘The employee is in the catbird seat’: It’s about time | Opinion

By: - September 10, 2021

The scales of labor are getting a long-overdue rebalancing It's time for businesses to face this new reality.

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For Black businesses to succeed, we need to ‘Do for Self’ first | Michael Coard

By: - September 9, 2021

Black Wall Street gave us the road map to self-sufficiency. We need to follow it.

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9/11 20th Anniversary: How will you honor their memory? | Charles D. Allen

By: - September 8, 2021

On Saturday, consider how you will be a “patriot” and, through your service to others, enact the values upon which our nation was founded.

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We must never forget that elected officials work for the people | Opinion

By: - September 8, 2021

Workers should never forget that they are employers themselves. Elected officials work for the people. Our tax dollars pay their salaries and benefits.

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Vaccines and mask refusers: Decades of anti-government propaganda take their toll | Opinion

By: - September 7, 2021

For a nation that desperately needs to hang together in order to confront and overcome any number of dire – even existential – crises, it is a grave and deeply worrisome threat.

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Slavery was a labor distortion. Empowering workers today is a form of reparations | Opinion

By: - September 7, 2021

The conversation about reparations for slavery entered a new stage earlier in 2021, with the U.S. House Judiciary Committee voting for the creation of a commission to address the matter.

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Vaccines for kids are coming but they can’t be rushed | Trish Zornio

By: - September 6, 2021

Many parents are experiencing increased anxiety over how to keep their children safe as schools reopen. It is for this reason that the perceived risk analysis has changed.

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Cleaning up ‘forever chemicals’ must be a federal priority | Allison Stevens

By: - September 6, 2021

If chemical manufacturers won’t voluntarily rein them in and clean them up (unlikely), our government must step in.