Commentary

Inside Mike Turzai’s history of bad luck with cameras | Friday Morning Coffee

Or, why you should always assume someone is running video

Youth climate movement puts ethics at the center of the global debate | Opinion

Scholarship on climate ethics is robust, but it has had limited effects on actual policy. Young people, on the other hand, are communicating the ethical issues clearly and loudly.

Pa’s broken probation laws are fuel for the mass incarceration crisis. We need to...

I’ve put myself through school. I’ve started a small business. I’m a good father. I don’t drink or do drugs. What more does Pa need from me?

They lost their daughter to suicide. Now these Pa. parents are looking for justice...

A bill sponsored by Rep. Dawn Keefer, R-York, would beef up the penalties for those who encourage, or instruct, others to take their lives

Report: Low level drug prosecutions in Pittsburgh are drowning people in debt | Thursday...

In 2017, Democratic Allegheny County DA Steve Zappala slapped more than $2M in fees on those who can least afford it. That defies trends

Why reparations are essential to wiping out the huge wealth gap between Black and...

White families have a 400-year head start building wealth in America. Eliminating the the gap requires policies exclusively targeting African-Americans.

New report: Pa. lags all but one of its neighbors in diversity | Wednesday...

Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers.Thanks, in large part, to an exploding Hispanic population, Pennsylvania is growing ever more diverse. But as a new report shows, the state still has some ground to make up...

I’m a Pa. veteran. We need an ERPO law to fight the epidemic...

On average, 20 veterans die by suicide every single day in America. And Pa’s service veteran suicide rate is consistently higher than the national numbers.

Antonio Brown is our Bigger Thomas. He’s not a role model | Opinion

I haven’t figured out why so often the phrase “role model” is attached to Black boys. The football star definitely doesn't fit the definition.

‘We won’t stop until the job is done’: Activists, lawmakers call for passage of...

On the surface, Melissa Shusterman said, her brother-in-law had it all.He was successful in business. He was beloved in his community. His energy was boundless. But it still masked a deeper pain. A few...