Greater Philadelphia’s life sciences are having a moment | Opinion

The story of Greater Philadelphia’s role in cell and gene therapy, gene editing and connected health is one we can all be proud of. Let’s build on it.

Increasing minimum salary can help to solve the teacher shortage | Opinion

There are 288 school districts in Pennsylvania where a total of 5,152 experienced educators earn less than $45,000.

Increasing minimum salary can help to solve the teacher shortage | Opinion

There are 288 school districts in Pennsylvania where a total of 5,152 experienced educators earn less than $45,000.

This 80-year-old reader touched my heart | John Baer

A Philly native, former teacher and retired real estate broker left me a voicemail message very worthy of sharing.

This 80-year-old reader touched my heart | John Baer

A Philly native, former teacher and retired real estate broker left me a voicemail message very worthy of sharing.

Phase 2 of Trump’s American autocracy has arrived, and it’s as bad as your worst fears | Will Bunch

News on U.S. concentration camps, Iran, and the president's past assaults seem like a Rubicon. Why will no one cross it?

Phase 2 of Trump’s American autocracy has arrived, and it’s as bad as your worst fears | Will Bunch

News on U.S. concentration camps, Iran, and the president's past assaults seem like a Rubicon. Why will no one cross it?
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Increasing Pa.'s minimum wage a no-brainer way to help women | Opinion

A staggering 1.2 million working women in our commonwealth are earning less than $15 per hour.

Philly has had enough ‘bad apples’ excuses; time to bring real change to police | Editorial

This particular policing problem isn’t new, nor should it be surprising. The strains and conflicts within police departments reflect conflicts within the culture at large.

Recession risks are uncomfortably rising as faith in the economy wanes

President Trump’s trade war is creating an increasing amount of angst, as it clearly could go very wrong.

Political Cartoon: Reparations? For what?

Daily takes from Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Signe Wilkinson.

Oberlin has graduated from self-caricature to disgrace | George Will

Oberlin College has an admirable liberal past and a contemptible progressive present that will devalue its degrees far into the future.

At a royal celebration of the ‘king of instruments’ in South Jersey, the pipe organ will reign

Several hundred organists and organ enthusiasts are expected at a regional conference of the American Guild of Organists that will be held for the first time in South Jersey beginning June 30. Organizers say the area is home to many talented players and fine examples of these mighty instruments.

How about preventing next refinery explosion, instead of just responding? | Editorial

The city's response seems to miss the bigger issue: as a city we handle environmental safety issues in a reactionary, instead of strategic, manner.

Tracey Gordon is my newest shero and quite possibly Philly’s next register of wills | Jenice Armstrong

Unless an independent candidate emerges, Gordon is the presumed winner and will be Philly’s next Register of Wills. She would be the first African American and the first female in the post.

Trump’s Iran stand down shows the total incoherence of his policy | Trudy Rubin

Maximum pressure on Iran with no clear goals or diplomacy will drag US into a war.

Google is the biggest snoop of all on your computer or cell phone

Web’s biggest snoop of all is Google. Seen from the inside, its Chrome browser looks a lot like surveillance software.

Biden’s problem with Democrats is that he doesn’t hate Republicans | Marc Thiessen

As Biden put it on Tuesday, “Today, you look at the other side and you’re the enemy. Not the opposition, the enemy. We don’t talk to each other anymore.”

College Board, like cheating celebrity parents, supports a school racket | Opinion

From reading the headlines of Hollywood bribes to paging through the receipts of my AP purchases, I knew that somehow, whether or not I passed my history exam, I was already at a loss.

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