The Russia-Ukraine War ends when Russia quits | Opinion
Ukraine’s military has been lethal against Russian forces, but that won’t end the war.
Annual Pa. home heating assistance program to start accepting applications Nov. 1
The Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federal program administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services to help low-income households heat their homes in the winter months.
With counter-offensive, a change of momentum in Ukraine | Opinion
The Russian troops exposed in Kherson are Ukraine’s best chance to knock the support out from under Putin and perhaps bring the war to an end.
Brittney Griner will be released in about 30 days, not 9 years | Michael Coard
International law regarding prisoner swaps doesn’t apply until a person is formally sentenced, which occurred on Aug. 4.
House Democrats pitch bills to take on price-fixing and price-gouging
As the war in Ukraine and other factors drive inflation, companies report record profits and House Democrats have a slate of bills they say would stop corporate price-fixing.
Pa. Senate committee advances proposals responding to Russia’s war on Ukraine
The Senate State Government Committee unanimously voted on Tuesday to approve two pieces of legislation prohibiting government contracts with Russia and Belarus and divesting public holdings connected with the countries as the war on Ukraine continues.
How should Dostoevsky and Tolstoy be read during Russia’s war against Ukraine? | Opinion
Enduring works of literature are enduring, in part, because they are capacious enough to be read critically against the vicissitudes of the present.
Russia says ‘Nyet’ to any more visits from hundreds of members of Congress, including Pa.
WASHINGTON — Hundreds of members of Congress are permanently banned from visiting Russia, in retaliation for passing economic sanctions on the country after it invaded Ukraine in late February. The list includes nearly 1,000 Americans, including President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, along with celebrities such as actor Morgan Freeman, executives such as Microsoft […]
Congress greenlights lend-lease bill for Ukraine; Pa.’s Perry a ‘no’ vote
The central Pa. pol was one of 10 U.S. House Republicans to vote against the military aid.
Here’s the new strongmen. The same as the old strongmen. There’s no backing down | Ray E. Landis
The rise of the new authoritarians is hauntingly familiar. We cannot shirk our responsibility to confront them.
Biden to ask Congress for more Ukraine aid after earlier U.S. funding runs dry
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is preparing to ask Congress for billions more in aid to Ukraine as the war shifts to the Eastern regions of the country, following Russia’s failure to take the capital city of Kyiv. “I’m asking the Defense Department to put together what they think we need,” Biden said this week. […]
A pro-Putin president of France? Quelle horreur | Dick Polman
Are the voters in France as stupid or oblivious as the fatal plurality of Americans were in 2016? Vladimir Putin is counting on it.