Opinion

There’s a word for the Democrats' negotiating strategy: Insanity | Marc Thiessen

The answer for Democrats is simple: Don't refuse the wall; use the wall.

The GOP’s war on democracy makes an unwelcome stop in Pennsylvania | Will Bunch

Democrat Lindsey Williams, winner of the November election in a Pittsburgh-area state Senate district, has come under fire from GOP Senate leaders who question her residency.

The GOP’s war on democracy makes an unwelcome stop in Pennsylvania | Will Bunch

Democrat Lindsey Williams, winner of the November election in a Pittsburgh-area state Senate district, has come under fire from GOP Senate leaders who question her residency.

Women’s March organizers need divine inspiration | Christine Flowers

Since news recently broke that the Women’s March has been going through its own dark night of the soul, I decided to dedicate this week’s column to my own female role models.

Women’s March organizers need divine inspiration | Christine Flowers

Since news recently broke that the Women’s March has been going through its own dark night of the soul, I decided to dedicate this week’s column to my own female role models.

Whose side is Philly District Attorney Larry Krasner really on? | Opinion

Does Larry Krasner’s concept of doing justice include taking into consideration and giving weight to the concerns of crime victims and their families?

Whose side is Philly District Attorney Larry Krasner really on? | Opinion

Does Larry Krasner’s concept of doing justice include taking into consideration and giving weight to the concerns of crime victims and their families?
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Does the Kevin Hart Oscar debacle point to bullying from the LGBT left? | Opinion

I don’t really care to see people publicly punished for jokes they made years ago.

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Grocery stores should expand SNAP-matching programs to feed Philadelphia | Opinion

Expanding SNAP dollar matching programs like Philly Food Bucks could benefit SNAP participants across the city and increase consumption of healthy food.

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Progress on government integrity: We’re getting there, but still a ways to go | Opinion

We must recognize the distance we’ve traveled, even as we keep our eyes on the horizon of our destination: government citizens can trust, and higher expectations for our public officials that would bring public condemnation for those who cross the line.

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French ‘yellow vest’ protesters demand something no Western leader grasps | Trudy Rubin

Neither Macron, nor Euro-populists nor Trump have addressed the stark economic inequalities that are undermining Western democracies and provoking the French revolt.

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Believe Google’s promise to be transparent about China | Opinion

Google is like an elite NBA team: The star talent has more leverage than the managers.

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On Saudi Arabia, Trump is channeling his inner George H.W. Bush | Marc Thiessen

Trump is channeling his inner George H.W. Bush — and not in a good way. His response to the murder and dismemberment of Jamal Khashoggi in a Saudi consulate echoes Bush’s handling of China’s crackdown on peaceful democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square.

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Government shouldn’t pay to solve toxic lead problem | Opinion

Last summer, the California Supreme court found the paint companies who produced lead-based paint liable for the cost of lead removal from homes and public buildings and required them to pay a $1.15 billion to pay for the cost of its removal from homes and public building.

Environmental Protection Agency’s assault on the Northeast continues | Opinion

If the president leaves all the decision-making to the bureaucrats at the EPA, the status quo will never change.

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Divorce is hard enough – let’s stop making it confusing and unaffordable | Opinion

Legal regulations make it far too hard for low-income people to get divorced.

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Despite good intentions, City Council bill deters physician education and limits patient access | Opinion

From a practical standpoint, the bill is vague and runs the risk of creating additional administrative burdens that offset the positive outcomes it aims to create.

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Philly’s new fight against white poverty should serve as a catalyst to help people of color, too | Solomon Jones

Poverty in Philadelphia is spreading outside black and brown communities. White poverty in Philadelphia has increased substantially in neighborhoods all over the city.

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