Speed cameras could reduce deadly accidents on one of Philly’s most dangerous roads. Will City Council approve their installation? | Opinion

According to the Washington, D.C. Department of Transportation they’ve seen a 20 percent reduction in crashes and injuries where speed cameras have been implemented.

Rep. Brendan Boyle steps into radical territory by backing New Green Deal | Dom Giordano

Congressman Brendan Boyle is treading on dangerous ground by aligning himself with the radical environmental policy.

Rep. Brendan Boyle steps into radical territory by backing New Green Deal | Dom Giordano

Congressman Brendan Boyle is treading on dangerous ground by aligning himself with the radical environmental policy.

Stealing Bernie’s lawn signs

Daily takes from Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Signe Wilkinson.

Stealing Bernie’s lawn signs

Daily takes from Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Signe Wilkinson.

Warring democracies: Mike Pence and Angela Merkel display open hostility at Munich Security Conference | Trudy Rubin

Munich Security Conference lays bare the dangerous, Trump-led schism between the United States and Europe that makes it easy for Putin and Xi to undermine the West.

Warring democracies: Mike Pence and Angela Merkel display open hostility at Munich Security Conference | Trudy Rubin

Munich Security Conference lays bare the dangerous, Trump-led schism between the United States and Europe that makes it easy for Putin and Xi to undermine the West.
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Trump shouldn’t be forcing Republicans to choose fidelity to him or to the Constitution | Marc Thiessen

The fact that a bipartisan majority of both houses voted to overturn Trump’s declaration would bolster the legal case against his action.

The perfect storm that led to Trump’s national emergency declaration | Opinion

In order to understand what political factors impact a president’s decision to “go it alone,” we can learn a lesson from how governors make the same decision.

When your life depends on commas: How the Bill of Rights talks about guns | The Angry Grammarian

The Bill of Rights’ punctuation doesn’t get nearly as much attention as it should.

Blaming pharma alone for opioid crisis is shortsighted | Opinion

People addicted to opioids are not morally superior to people with other addictions.

Lost in the B. Smith conversation: How can Alzheimer’s patients make sure their wishes are clear? | Opinion

If your loved one has been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's, have the important conversations now.

Integration without more equitable funding will not fix schools | Opinion

Desegregation is touted as a gold standard of equality and progress. But ending segregation is different from creating integration, let alone justice and equity.

Hollywood could help slow the opioid crisis by telling the truth | Opinion

With the Oscars on the way Sunday, a Penn public health researcher describes the ways in which movies and TV get it wrong -- and right -- when it comes to depicting the opioid crisis.

Hold EPA to its promise to address dangerous threats to drinking water | Editorial

Residents and politicians from both parties have been pressuring the EPA to set PFAS standards since at least 2014 and been met with empty promises.

Political Cartoon: Philadelphia GOP inspires voters

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Reducing recidivism makes our communities safer | Opinion

As the chief law enforcement officer of Pennsylvania, I refuse to accept a criminal justice system that fails two-thirds of the time.

Kamala Harris takes on Trump as a charismatic ‘generic Democrat.’ Is that bad? | Will Bunch

A California senator becomes a juggernaut by being whoever the party base wants her to be.

Philadelphia’s many African students need culturally inclusive education | Opinion

Africans are misrepresented and underrepresented in American media. Culturally sensitive lessons connected to students of African immigrant roots would reverse many of these biases.

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