Education

Op-Ed: Chicago’s Lessons for Philadelphia Schools

  • David P. Hardy
  • January 28, 2022

Originally published in The Philadelphia Citizen At 8 years old, my Saturday haunt was the North Philadelphia Woolworths five and dime on 25th and Lehigh. I would prowl the…

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Prosperity

Op-Ed: Pa.’s out-of-control spending is driving away residents

  • Nathan Benefield
  • January 25, 2022

Originally published in the Pittsiburgh Tribune-Review Gov. Tom Wolf recently declared 2022 a “magical year” for the Pennsylvania budget, citing the possibility of a surplus. However, Pennsylvania’s Independent Fiscal…

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Fairness

Op-Ed: How officials use tax dollars in lobbying efforts

  • Nathan Benefield
  • January 3, 2022

Originally published in the PIttsburgh Post-Gazette Used-car salesmen, members of Congress and telemarketers all rank near the bottom of least-trusted professions. The lowest, however, is lobbyist. For decades, media and…

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Fairness

Op-Ed: Gerrymandering won’t save unpopular candidates

  • Nathan Benefield
  • January 1, 2022

Originally published in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review With state and congressional redistricting underway in Harrisburg, many politicians have blamed “partisan gerrymandering” for past election losses. But this is another instance when the…

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Op-Ed: We can keep Pennsylvania beautiful without making it poor

  • Stephen Bloom
  • November 18, 2021

The secret is Pennsylvania’s abundant natural gas deposit, the second largest in the world, which produces power with drastically less pollution and just half the carbon emissions of coal.

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Op-Ed: Covid didn’t “break” parents

  • Elizabeth Stelle
  • October 10, 2021

Few things are more sickening than the realization that something you disagree with will happen to your child and there is nothing you can do about it.

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