Yes, the politics of a Capitol riot commission are tough. But it’s work that needs to be done | Fletcher McClellan
If a 1/6 Commission is not established, it will signal that an organized effort to terrorize a branch of government for the purpose of overturning the legitimate election of a president is only a crime of political passion.
We’re Philly civil rights leaders: We face a common enemy in white supremacy. We must fight it together | Opinion
We must support agendas of reform and investment that will make real change and identify and push back against the policies that will block advances.
Beware sharing that next false meme, you could be aiding a despot | John A. Tures
Unless these conspiracy theories and those who traffic in them are confronted, we may not avert the next attempted slide into totalitarianism.
Who is Jeffrey Yass? And why is he such a big problem for Pennsylvania? | Opinion
Pennsylvania has become a playground for Yass, a conservative activist and moneyman, and his untold billions.
Central Pa. voters deserve better than Trump loyalist Scott Perry | Opinion
Scott Perry is part of what is wrong with American politics today.
Pa. Rep. Scanlon takes questions on COVID, Capitol riot, and schools during town hall
More than 3,250 constituents called into the town hall, according to her office, and about a dozen ultimately got a chance to ask a question.
For the good of Pa., and the country, Rep. Scott Perry must resign | Monday Morning Coffee
Repeatedly given the choice between protecting the interests of Pennsylvania voters or those of Donald Trump's, Scott Perry chose Trump. He must resign.
With extremism resurgent, will Pa. finally pass a tougher hate crimes law? | Friday Morning Coffee
'Hate crimes have become part of American life, the new normal in our country,' a Pittsburgh lawmaker, who's trying to turn the tide, says.
How self-proclaimed ‘prophets’ from a growing Christian movement provided religious motivation for the Capitol rioters | Analysis
White evangelical leaders have provided religious justification and undying support for Trump’s presidency, including his most racially incendiary rhetoric and policies.
Report: FBI believed to be searching for Pa. woman who may have stolen Nancy Pelosi’s laptop during Capitol riot
PennLive reports this morning that the FBI is believed to be searching for a Harrisburg woman who may be on the run with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s, D-California, laptop computer after allegedly participating in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Riley June Williams faces charges of violent entry and disorderly conduct in […]
Republican praise of Martin Luther King will sound even more hollow and hypocritical now | Jarvis DeBerry
Let us not hear any “Let freedom ring” platitudes from those who cast suspicion on Black people exercising the franchise.
Does ‘deplatforming’ really curb online hate speech? 3 experts weigh in | Analysis
The question of how effective deplatforming is can be looked at from two different angles: Does it work from a technical standpoint, and does it have an effect on worrisome communities themselves?