Opinion

Philadelphia students tackle gun violence in the midst of a pandemic, election and racial reckoning | Helen Ubiñas

This week, about 200 students met online to tackle Philadelphia’s other epidemic — the city's relentless gun violence.

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With Frog’s kitchens closed, restaurant legend Steve Poses turns to politics | Craig LaBan

“I spent my whole career trying to create a good world by serving good food and a creating community around it with humanistic values.”
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With Frog’s kitchens closed, restaurant legend Steve Poses turns to politics | Craig LaBan

“I spent my whole career trying to create a good world by serving good food and a creating community around it with humanistic values.”

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Trump and Republicans are muscling toward a Pennsylvania election heist | Maria Panaritis

It's fourth down with four days to go, and democracy is on the line in Pennsylvania.
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Trump and Republicans are muscling toward a Pennsylvania election heist | Maria Panaritis

It's fourth down with four days to go, and democracy is on the line in Pennsylvania.

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Whether Trump wins or loses, the postelection fight to refresh democracy won’t be easy | Trudy Rubin

Why should we have assumed that democratic rights, like a free vote, would always come easy?
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Whether Trump wins or loses, the postelection fight to refresh democracy won’t be easy | Trudy Rubin

Why should we have assumed that democratic rights, like a free vote, would always come easy?
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Stop stealing! Protest but without destruction. You’re hurting your own communities. | Jenice Armstrong

Police need to stop killing Black people. But Black people also need to stop killing each other and each other’s dreams.

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Trump’s politicized Supreme Court has lost legitimacy. 2021’s Dems, do something! | Will Bunch

Between Justice Barrett's preening with Trump and a dreadful voting rights decision, SCOTUS nears a new low. How to save it in 2021, beyond?

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How Trump’s presidency killed ‘the White House said’ and metonymy | The Angry Grammarian

The beloved style of metaphor you learned in English class has been broken by contradictions from our president.

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Sushi, Korean wings and duck leg tacos are among the best takeout dishes in Philly

Detail-minded cooks who are used to preparing fine-dining plates have tackled the technical challenges of creating ambitious meals that is packed to go.

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Walter Wallace Jr. would still be alive if he were a white man | Solomon Jones

If we are going to save the next Walter Wallace Jr., we must first acknowledge that reality.

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Walter Wallace Jr.: A Black life that mattered | Jenice Armstrong

Why didn’t the officers use a nonlethal method before shooting him like a dog in the middle of the street in front of his mother and other onlookers?

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Software update: Exton-based AGI sold for $700M, Pa. probes Unisys outage, SAP shares down

Software roundup: Simulations software merger joins Pittsburgh and Philly developers. Pennsylvania weighs losses from Unisys outage while SAP stock drops

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America can overcome COVID-19, despite Trump’s do-nothing approach. Here’s how. | Trudy Rubin

As coronavirus cases soar, Trump says "we are rounding the corner" and his chief of staff says "we are not going to control the pandemic."

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Philadelphia police, again, incapable of treating Black men as anything but a threat | Helen Ubiñas

People forget that police officers seem to figure out ways to deescalate situations when the person holding a knife or a gun, or this summer, bats and pipes in Fishtown, is white.

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Trump may try to steal November’s election. Meet the people who wrote the book on fighting back. | Will Bunch Newsletter

Plus, senseless Philly police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. shows America has learned nothing.

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SEPTA’s new Wissahickon bus station promises better connections. But it could harm a beloved Philly landscape. | Inga Saffron

How do you insert a big bus station building into such a beloved space? Very carefully. That, unfortunately, is not how SEPTA and PennDOT have been proceeding.

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Trump, TV pundits don’t have a fracking clue about Pennsylvania and fossil fuels | Will Bunch

Joe Biden's supposed debate "gaffe" on transitioning from oil is actually what most Americans support — especially in Pa.'s vote-rich suburbs.

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Trump’s circus could fold in Pa. as Biden swings for votes Clinton left on the table | Maria Panaritis

A blitz of late-stage visits to Pennsylvania by Joe Biden and his surrogates, including to Bucks County, show Democrats have learned a big lesson after Hillary Clinton's loss.

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