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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.

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I’ll soon be a U.S. citizen living in Pa. This is why our democracy is worth defending | Opinion

By: - January 9, 2022

The 'patriots' who sacked the Capitol remind me that we have to fight and defeat the Big Lie.

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Pennsylvania Republicans are planning a redistricting redo in time for the 2024 election | Opinion

By: - January 7, 2022

Power is everything, and almost nothing is out of bounds in pursuit of power - even amending the state Constitution.

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Jan. 6 succeeded. Here’s what’s next | Quentin Young

By: - January 7, 2022

Just as America has endured past division it has also seen heroic resistance to abuses.

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Pa. voters decided. But Republicans continue to mislead on the 2020 election | Opinion

By: - January 6, 2022

In the Pennsylvania Legislature, there’s been no accountability from GOP leaders for their members involved, including a state Senator who was photographed on the Capitol grounds on Jan 6.

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What we need to do to keep the birthplace of our democracy from becoming its graveyard | Opinion

By: - January 6, 2022

There is a clear and present danger to our democratic institutions, and it is taking root right here in Pennsylvania.

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Burn this commentary | Opinion

By: - January 6, 2022

If you’re a believer in the power of books, please join me against those who would have it destroyed.