Commentary

Can Congress or the courts reverse Trump’s national emergency? | Analysis

Relying on the Constitution as a basis for emergency power is controversial, and less likely to stand up to meaningful congressional or judicial review.

Here’s what ‘Green New Deal’ advocates can learn from the 2009 stimulus | Opinion

An ambitious carbon tax could promote broad and deep economy-wide emission reductions today and the far-reaching innovation necessary to transform the energy foundation of the U.S. economy.

How many times are we going to bailout Three Mile Island? | Opinion

If consumers already paid to build Pennsylvania’s nuclear plants, and then paid off the debt on the nuclear plants, why does Three Mile Island need yet another bailout?

In Harrisburg, every day is Groundhog Day for bad ideas (and some good ones)...

Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers.It wasn't a matter of "if," but rather, "when," abortion-rights opponents in the Pennsylvania General Assembly were going to launch this year's campaign against a woman's right to choose.On Wednesday,...

GOP’s Down syndrome bill is a reminder that states are the battleground over abortion...

The invasive bill that Klunk and Turzai want to forcibly deliver into law is most likely unconstitutional, practically unenforceable, and undeniably hypocritical.

This week, a celebration of everything that’s great about being ‘Black in the ‘Burg’...

(*This column has been updated to accurately identify the organization Young Professionals of Color. It was misidentified in an earlier version.)By Anwar Curtis February is Black History Month. I won't bore you with the back...

New report: Pa’s public health outcomes ‘generally lag’ the rest of the U.S. |...

Step slowly away from the cheesesteak and no one will get hurt.

Parkland, One Year Later: You’re either part of the problem or part of the...

We shouldn't be celebrating just because the U.S. House holds a hearing on gun violence. We're setting our expectations too low. And we owe our children more than that.

Parkland, One Year Later: This is what these South Florida high school shooting survivors...

To relive what I experienced every single day and be saddled with the guilt of survival, leads to an excruciating existence. But I know I’m not alone. All of us at MSD are inexorably linked to a frighteningly growing list of mass shooting survivors.

Who you calling an ‘off-year’ election? | Wednesday Morning Coffee

Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers.Is there any campaign cycle that gets less love than the dreaded off-year election?Pity it.It's in a year that's not divisible by two. As a rule, there aren't any high-glam...