The past has passed. We cannot go back | Lloyd E. Sheaffer

BY: - July 16, 2023

There are some among us who want to turn back the clock. We must keep marching forward.


Why shocking new data shows we can’t stop fighting hate | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 15, 2023

The rise in extremism and antisemitism can only be answered one way.


White nationalism is a political ideology that mainstreams racist conspiracy theories | Analysis

BY: - September 26, 2022

Conspiracy theories have trickled down to the local level, including the campaign of Pa. GOP governor candidate Doug Mastriano.

White nationalism advocates for a white nation and the protection of white interests. (Photo illustration by Laina Stebbins)

What is white nationalism? Your questions answered

BY: - April 14, 2022

By espousing conspiracy theories that play to the fears of white people, white nationalists aim to harness resentment and anger into a broader movement of right-wing extremism.


The loyal opposition is a key element of democracy, and we’re losing it | Opinion

BY: - April 14, 2022

Politicians, parties used to understand that if they lost an election, they'd accept the result and try again next time.


Charlottesville defendants turn trial into a platform for hate | Dick Polman

BY: - November 15, 2021

We've been here before -- history teaches what happens when we turn our backs on fighting hate.


Report: Right-wing extremist groups ‘coalescing’ in Pa., nationwide, but are harder to track | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 9, 2021

Trump is gone from Washington. But the extremist movement he energized may be entering a perilous new phase,' the Southern Poverty Law Center concludes.


We’re Philly civil rights leaders: We face a common enemy in white supremacy. We must fight it together | Opinion

BY: - February 7, 2021

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.

Pa. Republicans stand by QAnon congresswoman as House votes to strip committee assignments

BY: - February 4, 2021

WASHINGTON — Eight out of nine of Pennsylvania’s Republican U.S. House members voted against removing Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committee assignments on Thursday night. According to an official House roll call, U.S. Reps. Dan Meuser, R-9th District; Scott Perry, R-10th District;  Lloyd Smucker, R-11th District; Fred Keller, R-12th District; John Joyce, R-13th […]


Nationalism is atheism. America was born of a grander vision | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - September 13, 2019

The irony of the new nationalism is that America was founded on the notion of exceptionalism, but not in the narrow sense that white nationalists intend.