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Meghan Markle is strong, but it’s her vulnerability that holds the power to topple the monarchy | Elizabeth Wellington

Instead of getting lost in the fodder juicy enough for a season of "The Crown," let’s focus on the courage it took for Meghan Markle to bare her soul in a world that constantly dismisses her reality.

Opinion

How the GOP blew its chance at a 2022 working-class coalition in just 10 hours, 43 minutes | Will Bunch

The window for Republicans to create a multiracial working-class party closed this weekend when 49 senators nixed COVID-19 aid.
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How the GOP blew its chance at a 2022 working-class coalition in just 10 hours, 43 minutes | Will Bunch

The window for Republicans to create a multiracial working-class party closed this weekend when 49 senators nixed COVID-19 aid.

Opinion

Messy suburban vaccine rollout: Does the Pa. Health Department have control of this situation or not? | Maria Panaritis

You would think 12 months into the coronavirus pandemic there would be a better system for getting COVID-19 vaccine shots into millions of Pennsylvania suburbanites.
Opinion

Messy suburban vaccine rollout: Does the Pa. Health Department have control of this situation or not? | Maria Panaritis

You would think 12 months into the coronavirus pandemic there would be a better system for getting COVID-19 vaccine shots into millions of Pennsylvania suburbanites.

Opinion

Add tweeting while female to the ever-growing double standards applied to women | Helen Ubiñas

Who cares that a white man was able to build a presidential campaign, a presidency and an insurrection with tweets that make anything Tanden tweeted sound downright, well, presidential. She was… mean!
Opinion

Add tweeting while female to the ever-growing double standards applied to women | Helen Ubiñas

Who cares that a white man was able to build a presidential campaign, a presidency and an insurrection with tweets that make anything Tanden tweeted sound downright, well, presidential. She was… mean!
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Takeout from these Northeast Philly restaurants will take your tastebuds on a trip

Northeast Philly is a go-to neighborhood for a host of international dishes.

Opinion

50 years later, an historic act of civil disobedience in Delco is finally getting its due | Will Bunch

On March 8, 1971, Philly-area activists burglarized an FBI office and exposed massive corruption — a heroic act that still resonates.

Column

Fires and demolitions threaten Strawberry Mansion block where historic John Coltrane house struggles for survival | Inga Saffron

The handsome, late 19th-century home where the jazz great composed his most groundbreaking works could be left standing all by itself.

Opinion

An admiral and a novelist want you to imagine a nuclear war with China | Trudy Rubin

2034: A Novel of the Next World War, by Elliot Ackerman and Admiral James Stavridis, is fiction designed to jolt Americans into imagining war with Beijing.

Column

With Live! Casino open, it’s time to reconsider how we divvy up Philadelphia’s gambling payout

The design of the new casino is worthy of a big city, but not the way gambling revenues are shared.

Opinion

Biden administration is undoing Trump’s legacy of hate, one word at a time | The Angry Grammarian

Language of persecution and hate permeated government websites, press releases and laws for much of the last four years. No more.

Opinion

Justice for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi may never be achieved

The Biden administration took a half-step against the Saudi crown prince who ordered the murder of Jamal Khashoggi but wants to preserve the relationship with the kingdom.

Opinion

Philly’s gun violence-prevention community needs a reckoning of its own | Helen Ubiñas

"There’s a big cultural gap between young leaders and the city, and high-risk youth and young adults and the violence prevention community," says John Solomon.

This college town may actually abolish police

Can a city of 30,000 survive without police? The mayor of Ithaca, N.Y. wants to find out

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This former Philly-based real estate mogul is the latest investor to raise money through SPACs

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, or SPACs, promise to buy or build new businesses with their new investors’ money. They are hot and controversial.

Opinion

Pennsylvania admits vaccine undersupply in Philadelphia suburbs, promises to fix it with extra doses immediately | Maria Panaritis

The Pa. Secretary of Health's acknowledgement followed an Inquirer analysis showing Bucks, Delco, Montgomery and Chester Counties got less COVID-19 vaccine than many smaller counties.

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The pandemic has robbed us of spontaneity. Here’s how to get it back. | Elizabeth Wellington

A year into the coronavirus pandemic, I’m grieving all that is impromptu and impetuous. Will I ever be surprised by life’s serendipitous moments again? Here's what to do in the meantime.

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After SolarWinds debacle, the U.S. needs to keep software makers from being hurt by cost-cutting owners

Last week, President Joe Biden promised an initiative to identify software and computer hardware firms, among other strategic industries, in order to give them incentives to stay or move back here.

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