The real reason coronavirus defeated America wasn’t so much Trump as … America | Will Bunch

Unequal hospitals and schools, millions uninsured, lack of day care and strong unions — all these doomed U.S. even before Trump's screw-ups.

The real reason coronavirus defeated America wasn’t so much Trump as … America | Will Bunch

Unequal hospitals and schools, millions uninsured, lack of day care and strong unions — all these doomed U.S. even before Trump's screw-ups.

Trump’s travel ban means I’m stuck in China while my school reopens | Opinion

Even though I can learn virtually from my home in China, I'll miss the experience of being with my friends and teammates when my Bryn Mawr school reopens.

Trump’s travel ban means I’m stuck in China while my school reopens | Opinion

Even though I can learn virtually from my home in China, I'll miss the experience of being with my friends and teammates when my Bryn Mawr school reopens.

Philly needs free AC and other tools to beat brutal heatwaves | Opinion

Philly has known about its heat problem for quite some time. What are we going to do as it threatens some of our most vulnerable residents amid COVID-19?

Philly needs free AC and other tools to beat brutal heatwaves | Opinion

Philly has known about its heat problem for quite some time. What are we going to do as it threatens some of our most vulnerable residents amid COVID-19?
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New Jersey’s 2021 budget should expand mental health treatment | Opinion

Providers report that many clients’ mental health conditions and addictions have worsened during the pandemic due to isolation, fear of the illness developing in themselves and their loved ones, disruption to their treatment, and economic impacts.

Political Cartoon: Hurricane “Gun Violence” hits America

Daily takes from Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Signe Wilkinson.

The barge, the rain, the pandemic: Is 2020 real, or a nightmare with no end? | Maria Panaritis

After Isaias struck with biblical vengeance (9 inches of rain in Wynnewood!), it was hard to wake up Wednesday and think, "OK, cool."

Reopening restaurants is a death sentence for workers and the industry | Opinion

Any nonchalance about the potential for loss of life underscores what we already knew about the restaurant industry: it’s an abusive, overextended, antiquated system.

Is Trump’s use of question marks deceptively strategic??? A Twitter investigation. | The Angry Grammarian

When the president throws a question mark on the end of a tweet, it’s guaranteed to dominate the news cycle for days.

With talk of postponing election, Trump seems more panicked than presidential | Opinion

City Journal staffer Steven Malanga on Trump's tweets and the legacy of Lincoln.

Rethinking SEPTA’s Regional Rail could benefit Philly’s neighborhoods | Editorial

Transit advocates want SEPTA to resume service and run more frequent trains on Regional Rail's Chestnut Hill West and Cynwyd lines and cut fares for intra-city regional rail travel. The idea has been around for a while but its time may have come.

Federal law enforcement can reduce local crime, but not the way Trump wanted | Opinion

During the Obama administration, local-federal cooperation helped drive Philadelphia murders to a low for recent decades.

Political Cartoon: Shaking down the TikTok deal

Daily takes from Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Signe Wilkinson.

I bought my first gun because I no longer feel safe in America | Solomon Jones

In the first half of 2020, gun purchases by African Americans increased by 58%, including my own.

Whether we march or not, don’t think we don’t grieve for Zamar Jones, the latest child gun violence victim | Jenice Armstrong

People ask, "Where's Black Lives Matter?" That's an easy dig to make but one that completely ignores the fact that the BLM movement, which was founded in 2013 in response to the killing of Trayvon Martin, is a national one that largely focuses on issues of racial injustice.

Trump’s TikTok worries are grounded in xenophobia and fear | Opinion

The president’s proposal to ban TikTok looks very much like childish retribution with a dash of racism.

50 years on the lam for a Delco ‘60s radical | Will Bunch Newsletter

Leo Burt, the last ‘60s fugitive, is still on the run ... if he’s still alive.

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