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Originalist? The Founders couldn’t even agree on what the Constitution meant | Hugh Jackson

By: - March 31, 2022

And after the Constitution was ratified, they disagreed about it even harder.

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Local governments are attractive targets for hackers and they’re ill-prepared | Analysis

By: - March 30, 2022

The goal is not necessarily financial reward but disrupting society at the local level.

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Ketanji Brown Jackson is proof all judges should be Black women | Michael Coard

By: - March 29, 2022

If white men are the disease of America in terms of racism, misogyny, homophobia, the obvious cure is a Black woman.

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Democracy is all of us. We need to work together to affirm our commitment to elections | Opinion

By: - March 29, 2022

Lawmakers should increase funding for elections at both the state and local levels. This is the year to do it.

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Carbon credit opponents play cynical games with dangerous costs | Opinion

By: - March 28, 2022

Pennsylvania’s participation in a regional greenhouse gas initiative could raise $250M in just one or two quarters alone.

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Is the rejection of voting ballots a partisan affair? | John A. Tures

By: - March 27, 2022

Of those that decreased their number of such rejected ballots, half picked Trump (Kentucky, West Virginia, Alaska) while the other half, which rejected fewer ballots, opted for Biden (Georgia, Massachusetts, Rhode Island).

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Echoes of the Truman Doctrine: Biden’s words on Ukraine spark support, not war | Opinion

By: - March 24, 2022

We can better understand Biden’s response to Ukraine by looking at how Truman responded to problems in Greece just after the end of World War II.

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Affordable housing is harder to find, leaving renters asking: Where do we go? | Opinion

By: - March 23, 2022

Workers have faced stagnant wages for the past 40 years. Yet rent has steadily increased during that time.

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I didn’t see any concerned lawmakers at women’s sports events | Opinion

By: - March 21, 2022

The fight to bar transgender athletes is nothing more than a flimsy excuse to legalize discrimination.

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The Fed can’t stop prices from rising right now, but could over the long haul | Opinion

By: - March 20, 2022

I believe there’s good news and bad when it comes to the Fed’s upcoming battle against inflation.

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How COVID-19 changed the way our health system ‘learns’ and saved lives | Opinion

By: - March 20, 2022

While this pandemic is not over, we’re already looking ahead to what’s next for our learning health system.

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Fighting anti-trans legislation is suicide prevention | Opinion

By: - March 18, 2022

It shouldn’t be radical to say I don’t want kids to kill themselves, but apparently, that’s where we’re at.