Commentary

Inflation hasn’t increased U.S. food insecurity overall, according to our new tracker | Analysis

BY: - January 27, 2023

Over the course of 2022, between 11% and 15% of those living in the U.S. struggled with securing their next meal.

LGBTQ kids need protection from bullies and violence, not adults targeting and bullying them too

BY: - January 26, 2023

LGBTQ people and our allies have to be constantly vocal and vigilant in standing up against the bullies. We are funnier, smarter, and stronger than them.

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Combating antisemitism today: Holocaust education in the era of Twitter and TikTok | Opinion

BY: - January 26, 2023

As a first step, educators can promote media literacy and the knowledge and skills needed to navigate and critique online information.

No, guns do kill people. And the solution is glaringly obvious | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 25, 2023

Two mass shootings in California in as many days. We know how to end the madness.

Jane Nguyen grew up in Iowa knowing little about her own Vietnamese heritage. (Photo courtesy of Jane Nguyen)

Asian in the ′80s: A glorious time of innocence, a time of great ignorance | Opinion

BY: - January 25, 2023

It was a bumpy road, but eventually I learned being different is what makes me special.

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If I were a betting man: Some predictions for the year we have left | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - January 25, 2023

Predictions are difficult, especially, as Yogi Berra might have said, about the future.

Fifty years after Roe, our lives are still at risk | Opinion

BY: - January 24, 2023

In the wake of the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade ruling, Americans must take action to ensure access to critical health care.

Remembering Joe Hardy, Nemacolin founder, donor, SWPA stalwart | Mark O’Keefe

BY: - January 24, 2023

It was always clear that Joe Hardy loved Fayette County and its people.

Jacinda Ardern and partner, Clarke Gayford, leave after she announced her resignation in New Zealand. Kerry Marshall/Getty Images

Jacinda Ardern’s resignation shows that women still face an uphill battle in politics | Analysis

BY: - January 23, 2023

Women in leadership positions will get asked certain questions that men do not.

Another day, another George Santos revelation | Dick Polman

BY: - January 23, 2023

How asymmetric it is that one party tries to police its ranks often to a fault, while the other party is so despicably shameless.

If the GOP is looking for someone to blame on debt ceiling, look in the mirror | Ray E. Landis

BY: - January 22, 2023

This is all is about a last-gasp Republican effort to thwart the will of the majority of Americans and seize political power

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Parents had high rates of anxiety and depression during COVID. That affected kids | Opinion

BY: - January 22, 2023

Decades of research clearly demonstrate that the mental health of parents and their children are inextricably linked.