Pa. Supreme Court should exercise compassion when grappling with issues related to pregnancy and drug addiction | Opinion

Criminalizing the mother's behavior is not the answer.

Democrats’ smear of Kavanaugh sunk their own Senate chances | Marc Thiessen

When you drag your party and your country down into the depths of political depravity, Americans will not reward you at the polls.

Democrats’ smear of Kavanaugh sunk their own Senate chances | Marc Thiessen

When you drag your party and your country down into the depths of political depravity, Americans will not reward you at the polls.

Recent Trump ricin threats a reminder of past biological harms | Opinion

The bipartisan Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense recently convened leaders in Washington, D.C. to revisit the 2001 anthrax attacks and other biological incidents.

Recent Trump ricin threats a reminder of past biological harms | Opinion

The bipartisan Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense recently convened leaders in Washington, D.C. to revisit the 2001 anthrax attacks and other biological incidents.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg can learn something from Brett Kavanaugh | Opinion

Kavanaugh has long stressed diversity in hiring clerks. Ginsburg has not.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg can learn something from Brett Kavanaugh | Opinion

Kavanaugh has long stressed diversity in hiring clerks. Ginsburg has not.
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Should SEPTA adopt electric buses to help Philly be a better city? | Opinion

Plenty of public transportation authorities nationwide have started to take the challenge seriously by electrifying their bus fleets.

Proposed Camden billboard would encroach on neighborhood in the name of charity | Opinion

We implore Mayor Moran to stand with his constituents in North Camden and Cooper-Grant and support the redevelopment plan by vetoing the Zoning Board decision.

It's time to lock up Cornerstore Caroline and her ilk

It's no longer enough to shame them on social media.

Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance: 12 cartoonists on Trump’s response, the Saudi prince and more

Multiple cartoonists used this news as inspiration for pieces that illustrate Trump's seeming adulation of dictators.

The best Sears product was its gift for reinvention, with a 126-year warranty | Opinion

Sears had three acts, a full-length drama. Can we really blame it for not managing a fourth amazing breakthrough?

Philadelphia bail watch volunteers document daily injustices of cash bail | Opinion

Bail Watchers saw bail used commonly, cavalierly, and punitively despite reform efforts in Philadelphia.

Pa. GOP chair accused me of ‘indoctrinating’ my students. Here’s why he’s wrong | Opinion

Good educators are not threatened by opposing viewpoints. We welcome them.

Pa. Senate has a clear choice: Stand with victims or stand with the Catholic Church

Senators have a clear choice: Stand with victims and survivors and vote yes on the four reforms, or stand with the church and its lobbyists and fail to act.

Safe injection sites are a well-meaning, but flawed solution to the opioid crisis | Dom Giordano

It appears that people who favor safe injection sites view their approach as kinder than the treatment of people addicted to crack cocaine, but opponents argue that it still promotes use of an illegal substance.

Bogus articles ignited an academic culture war. Here’s what it should teach today’s professors | Perspective

James A. Lindsay, Helen Pluckrose, and Peter Boghossian wrote 20 fake scholarly papers and had several accepted and published in journals.

We should be outraged that incarcerated Pennsylvanians now have to pay $150 to read | Opinion

In addition to the financial barriers, this policy also severely damages an incarcerated person's ability to fully reenter society.

How 13 women are channeling their anger about the state of America right now into action

"There's a rising tide of women's being fed up."

Gerry Lenfest was a modern-day Revolutionary | Perspective

With his long-term viewpoint, Gerry left Philadelphia's civic institutions better prepared to guard our free press and our sense of who we are as citizens of a liberal democracy, fragile but enduring.
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