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White supremacy and the post-Roe pregnancy-to-prison pipeline | Opinion

By: - June 12, 2022

Women of color have warned for half a century of the racist result of anti-abortion laws.

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Trump, allies blame Antifa. They’re looking in the wrong place | Opinion

By: - June 12, 2022

In whitewashing the Jan. 6 insurrection by comparing it to the Black Lives Matter protests, Trump and his allies may have exposed more white than they intended.

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Enough with the public trauma | Opinion

By: - June 10, 2022

Why do Republican elected officials fundamentally not care about gun violence?

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This Pa. Senate bill will shortchange app-based workers. We can’t let that happen | Opinion

By: - June 9, 2022

Corporations built their businesses on the backs of app-based workers who risked their lives during the pandemic.

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Our leaders have failed us on gun violence. Let’s take the power back | Opinion

By: - June 8, 2022

We can do this. Let’s have the will to do it and put the energy into making it happen.

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We may never see police accountability in the Texas school shooting. This is why | Opinion

By: - June 8, 2022

Most people would be surprised to know that the government is not required to protect its citizens. The U.S. Supreme Court has said as much.

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A man shoots AR-15 rifles and other weapons at a shooting range during the “Rod of Iron Freedom Festival” on October 12, 2019 in Greeley, Pa. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images).

Responsible gun owners know it’s nuts to permit firearms that scare police | Jay Bookman

By: - June 7, 2022

If more guns made us safer, we’d be the safest society in the history of Planet Earth, but we’re not.

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How should Dostoevsky and Tolstoy be read during Russia’s war against Ukraine? | Opinion

By: - June 7, 2022

Enduring works of literature are enduring, in part, because they are capacious enough to be read critically against the vicissitudes of the present.

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Corporations are raking it in, while people are left behind (Getty Images).

Democrats need to become anti-monopolists again | Opinion

By: - June 6, 2022

We cannot address our economic, societal dysfunction without fighting back at the corporate overlords who have hijacked our democracy.

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Change won’t appear overnight in many states if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade | Opinion

By: - June 6, 2022

The tensions between the legislative and judicial branches creates a complex and sometimes unpredictable outcome that could take months or years to resolve.

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Saving for a rainy day makes good fiscal sense | Stacy Garrity

By: - June 5, 2022

Being responsible isn’t flashy, and it rarely grabs headlines. But we know exactly what lies ahead.

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5 ways to reduce school shootings | Analysis

By: - June 3, 2022

Research already has shown that greater access to guns is associated with higher numbers of gun deaths.