Despite periods of hysteria’ Truman found cause for hope in the national character | Opinion
Americans have repeatedly shaken off self-imposed mental chains to overcome periods of instability like the one we are suffering.
Conspiracy theories are dangerous even if very few people believe them | Opinion
Whether they were true believers or not, Capitol rioters were influenced by conspiracy theories.
Democracy: Use it or lose it
The Constitution does not mention democracy. But despite fits and starts the U.S. has become more representative since its founding.
Book bans reflect outdated beliefs about how children read | Opinion
Many adults presume that exposure to particular literary content will invariably produce particular effects.
DeSantis’ compassionless conservatism underscores urgency of real immigration reform
'The migrants are human beings, and we’ve got to treat them like human beings. They are being used as political pawns to get publicity,' U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, of Texas, said
DeSantis, Abbott pull from segregationists’ playbook with their anti-immigration stunts | Opinion
Then, as now, the message Southern racists aimed to send with their 'reverse freedom rides' was, 'Here, you love them so much, you take care of them.'
Prevent Crime: Protect children from lead poisoning | Opinion
More than 9,000 young children suffer from lead poisoning each year in Pennsylvania.
About the laughable and offensive attacks on Biden’s student loan debt relief program | Opinion
Where's the rage over government handouts for the fossil fuel industry, or other deep-pocketed interests?
You can’t untangle Queen Elizabeth’s legacy from Britain’s cruel colonialism | Michael Coard
Britons continue to benefit from their supremacy – correction, savagery – throughout the world in 2022.
Dems shouldn’t get their midterm hopes up (Even if John Fetterman wins) | Fletcher McClellan
President Joe Biden is likely to face an empowered and hostile opposition in Congress over the next two years.
A legislative softball game won’t save democracy. But it can’t hurt | Monday Morning Coffee
Lawmakers take the field Tuesday as the Capitol All-Stars Game returns to FNB Field in Harrisburg.
How to keep kids curious. Five questions answered | Opinion
Curiosity is a natural capacity, present in nonhuman animals as well as in humans from a very young age.