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Racism is white people’s fault. It’s our responsibility to end it | Bruce Ledewitz

Derek Chauvin was not using some police department-approved chokehold and then got carried away. Chauvin was enforcing white authority over a black man.

The Pa. GOP masterplan, revealed | Editorial Cartoon

Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, R-Butler, filed impeachment articles against Gov. Tom Wolf for his management of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is unlikely to gain a vote.

For Juneteenth, we’re ceding the floor | Friday Morning Coffee

When Langston Hughes says it so much better.

We can’t address racial injustice in Pa. without fixing our unfair public school funding...

At a time of great upheaval and change, and in the middle of a global pandemic, we have all been called to acknowledge and confront systemic racism.

Land loss has plagued Black America since emancipation. Is it time to look again...

The current soul searching over America's racist legacy is also an unrivaled opportunity to look again at the idea of collective Black action and ownership

Preparing for the unexpected: 4 questions with interim House Speaker Bryan Cutler | Thursday...

In the COVID-19 era, the interim House Speaker is keeping his options open as the House and Senate move into a busy June.

The Poor People’s Campaign: Worthy of Quaker support then and now

We need the Poor People’s Campaign and other mass movements to grow until racism, materialism, and militarism are dismantled. Join us.

What 2020 does — and doesn’t — have in common with 1968 | Fletcher...

Sudden economic downturns and U.S. responses to foreign attacks or threats triggered three of the five turbulent years prior to 2020. One year – 1968 – featured domestic social and political turmoil.

This is the moment: Defund the police, reinvest in people | Opinion

The uprising we’re witnessing, and the demand to defund police, is the sound of Americans speaking to our country’s police state in its own language.

Mike Turzai just went to work for the gas industry. The revolving door keeps...

If people are cynical about politics, this might have something to do with it. The revolving door between government and industry keeps spinning.