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Reversing Philly’s decreasing tree canopy | Opinion

Based on a recent study released by Philadelphia Parks and Recreation there was a 6% decrease in Philadelphia’s Tree Canopy from 2008 to 2018.

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PAFA sexual assault case underscores issues with Betsy DeVos’ new Title IX regulations | Opinion

If the new regulations are similar to the draft regulations published last year, cases like the one at PAFA will be treated differently than now—and not in a good way.
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PAFA sexual assault case underscores issues with Betsy DeVos’ new Title IX regulations | Opinion

If the new regulations are similar to the draft regulations published last year, cases like the one at PAFA will be treated differently than now—and not in a good way.

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Women won’t reach men in computer sciences until 2137 — unless we act now | Opinion

Not OK: Research says women won’t reach parity with men in the publication of computer science research until 2137.
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Women won’t reach men in computer sciences until 2137 — unless we act now | Opinion

Not OK: Research says women won’t reach parity with men in the publication of computer science research until 2137.

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End of year brings 2020 predictions we should challenge and question | Opinion

It's end-of-year prediction season, meaning we'll be offered visions of the future where everything seems to change except the status quo.
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End of year brings 2020 predictions we should challenge and question | Opinion

It's end-of-year prediction season, meaning we'll be offered visions of the future where everything seems to change except the status quo.
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Millennials are disillusioned with democracy and it’s up to educators to save future generations | Opinion

Schools and universities haven’t made a strong enough case for our political system to motivate young people to embrace it. It’s no wonder that they often echo our Cynic-in-Chief, questioning the legitimacy of democracy itself.

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By 2041, Philadelphia summers might feel like — Orlando? | Opinion

We're on the road to hotter and hotter temperatures in the Keystone State.

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Why drugs and violence concentrate in Kensington — and what Philadelphia can do about it | Brain Trust

A new study reveals how Kensington's Puerto Rican population became uniquely vulnerable to the narcotics trade and the violence that comes with it.

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Will Philadelphia and the Northeast U.S. lose our seasons to climate change? Not if we can help it. | Opinion

Winter temperatures in the Northeast U.S. are warming the fastest—as quickly as three times the rate of increasing summer temperatures.

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Pennsylvania criminalizes accidental overdoses to the detriment of its people | Opinion

Pennsylvania has tried to punish its way out the opioid crisis, but we know that won't work.

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Jewelers’ Row construction will help one of Philly’s most historic areas evolve for a bright future | Opinion

President of Jewelers' Row District: Toll Brothers tower will change the look, but not the history of America's oldest diamond district.

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Should schools be required to teach cursive handwriting? | Pro/Con

Students in New Jersey may be required to learn cursive by the third grade if a recently introduced bill is passed.

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After five decades of running, I finally won a medal — and learned a life lesson | Perspective

Outside of racing, ages 70 to 99 too often signal not a new start but rather an enduring stigma, barring us from jobs and other opportunities to excel.

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Philadelphia’s aging population needs help fighting loneliness | Opinion

As the population ages, both families and community leaders need to do more to combat loneliness and social isolation.

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Pa. Attorney General should withdraw from T-Mobile-Sprint lawsuit | Opinion

Josh Shapiro has an opportunity to choose whether Pennsylvania will embrace the coming changes or fight the changes like a Luddite.

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On school choice, Democrats are the hypocrites | Opinion

The Democratic Party’s near abandonment of charter schools, and the mostly minority voters who need them, is one of the most politically perplexing shifts in recent memory.

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DNA testing detained immigrants would be dangerous and unethical | Opinion

Apparently the U.S. government wants to bend the ethics of science.

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Why not make gig economy workers ‘dependent contractors’? | Opinion

The gig economy is still new and its impacts have not yet been quantified or even fully understood.

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