Commentary

I’m the father of a third-grader: How the pandemic taught me new ways to...

By Jamar Thrasher During this pandemic, nostalgia has been tugging at my heart, mostly when it comes to parenting. Parents are coping with taking an imperfect approach to parenting in the middle of a pandemic. An...

Pa. progressives launch multi-lingual push to make it easier to vote | Wednesday Morning...

From Spanish to Chinese, voters will have the information they need at their fingertips, organizers said as the furor as mail-in ballots continues.

The road to a COVID-19 recovery has to include transit funding | Opinion

Pennsylvania’s working families deserve a stimulus that promotes good jobs and a healthy environment.
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Report: Nearly 200 pardons still await Wolf’s signature | Tuesday Morning Coffee

Last year, the board approved nearly 300 applications, The Appeal's Joshua Vaughn reported. Of those, 177 still await Gov. Tom Wolf's signature.

Pa.’s building trade unions need to be allies, not opponents, of a cleaner climate...

Union leaders understandably want to protect jobs, But Democratic legislators must resist this union pressure and vote with a broader societal focus.

The Post Office is a core function of government. We have to fight efforts...

By John A. Tures In the early, 1980s David Brin wrote the novel “The Postman” about an America ravaged by war, economic calamity, and a plague. A drifter finds a postman’s uniform and letters, and begins...

Wait a minute, Mr. Postman: 5 key facts about the U.S. Postal Service |...

The U.S. Postal Service, enshrined in the Constitution, provides key services to rural America, and is a gateway to the middle class for thousands.

Kamala Harris reflects America’s diverse promise | Dick Polman

Harris is a powerful message of hope to voters who are desperate to empower democratic diversity and leave authoritarian racism in the rear-view mirror.

Here’s where Pa. Republicans are missing an important mark on schools reopening | Opinion

Let's show our children that even in the middle of a pandemic, we can be adaptable, we can overcome challenges, and we can do that by working together.

Movie theaters are on life support – how will the film industry adapt? |...

the current pandemic has been a tale of two movie industries. With theaters closed, streaming services have been cashing in.