Commentary

How the COVID economy is crushing Pa.’s student borrowers | Wednesday Morning Coffee

Already struggling to pay the bills, Pennsylvanians are buckling under the weight of student loan debt, a new survey concludes.

Biden is trying to have it both ways on fracking. That could cost him...

Biden should get behind the grand jury report issued by Attorney General Josh Shapiro -- endearing him to progressives and pro-frackers alike.

Let all the Dreamers dream of a home in America | John Fetterman and...

Congress has the power to make DACA permanent. The U.S. House has passed such a bill. The U.S. Senate should follow suit and send it to the president.

Why Joe Biden might be the Warren Harding we need right now | Joseph...

Harding ran, and won, the presidency in 1920, amid pandemic and upheaval, promising a 'Return to Normalcy.' It was boring. It was exactly what we needed.

Study: Biden can lure Pa., swing state moderates on immigration | Tuesday Morning Coffee

Immigration remains in Trump's wheelhouse. But in new research, an immigrant rights group argues there's ground for Biden to seize.

How can we combat the COVID slide among Pa.’s most vulnerable students? | Opinion

Pennsylvania needs to provide financial support to the students most vulnerable to “COVID slide”-- learning lost during COVID-related school closures.

Why we need to unpack the word ‘race’ and find new language | Opinion

By Nina G. Jablonski and George ChaplinRace-thinking has been discredited for decades. But it is still with us. Yet race is a historical contingency, not a state of nature. One of the most sinister...

The dog days are upon us: Three things to watch for this week |...

And it's August. No one make any sudden moves.

Amidst COVID pandemic, an education system re-boot is needed | Opinion

To educate the whole learner, we must wholly reinvent school. Let’s not build the digital clone of a system that wasn’t working in the first place.

Can former Ohio Gov. John Kasich build a bridge to Repubs unhappy with Trump?...

It’s simple math. A successful political coalition is built on the principle of addition, not subtraction. Basically, you welcome anyone who wants to help. You park all disagreements and join forces for the common...