Yeah, Trump won. Here's why we still need a recount

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For a nation that declared Donald Trump its president-elect some 26 days ago, there sure is a heck of a lot of interest in counting the votes... Read more

Dakota victory brings powerful message for Trump resistance

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I guess this is just another lost cause Mr. Paine. All you people don't know about lost causes. Mr. Paine does. He said once they were the... Read more

Sen. Toomey, did you know that Philly is a part of Pa.?

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I'm old enough to remember a time when there was nothing that could make a U.S. senator or House member prouder than to say of him, "he really... Read more

Trump Cabinet is people who've bamboozled Trump voters

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Few places in America loved Donald Trump on November 8 as much as Upshur County, West Virginia, in the heart of Coal County. Just under 76... Read more

Control alt-right delete: Why words matter in the Trump era

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About 10 days ago, a man named Richard B. Spencer gave the closing speech to a highly charged gathering of white nationalists in Washington... Read more

The good, the bad and the ugly of Fidel's revolutionary life

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It was after midnight when Cuba announced that Fidel Castro had finally died at the age of 90. Despite the late hour, hundreds and then thousands... Read more

Donald Trump just told America his biggest lie yet

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One of my heroes in journalism, the late 20th Century muckraker I.F. Stone, is most famous for his dictum that all governments lie. Sadly,... Read more

Trump's new ed chief is a disaster for Philly

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Betsy DeVos, the right-wing billionaire school choice advocate tapped today by President-elect Donald Trump to run the U.S. Education Department... Read more