Month: October


Why The Republicans In Harrisburg Won’t Fight COVID-19

COVID-19 cases are rising again across the country and in our state. Cases in Pennsylvania are averaging 1,552 per...

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How the General Assembly Can Try to Steal the Election, Why It Would Be Wrong to Do So, and How to Stop It

There has been loose talk among right-wing activists calling on the General Assembly to intervene in the choice of...

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The General Assembly Cannot Unilaterally Stop Mail-In Ballots From Being Counted

Right-wing advocates and Trump supporters are urging the General Assembly to take action next week to override the Pennsylvania...

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Kitchen Table Issues and the 2020 Presidential Election

There has been a lot of discussion about character issues in this election. But kitchen table issues are likely...

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The Choice Before Us: New Deal or Depression

We have been told recently that the our presidential election choice is “boom or depression.” That seems on target,...

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2020 Election Expectations: High Numbers of Mail-In Votes and the Blue Shift

Go here to download the PDF. and Go here for the PowerPoint slides.            ...

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Statement on the Death of Walter Wallace, Jr.

The murder of Walter Wallace, Jr. is being called tragic. And it is. But when certain tragedies keep happening,...

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Shared Work, Shared Benefits: Why Expanding Work Sharing Would Pay Off for Employees, Employers, and Pennsylvania in the COVID Recession and Beyond

Expanding Pennsylvania’s use of work sharing—reduced work hours and pay combined with partial unemployment benefits so that workers experience...

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HB 2513 Threatens Not Just Our Health but the Economy

Republicans in Harrisburg appear ready to move to override Governor Wolf’s veto of HB 2513, which would severely limit...

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COVID-19: The False Choice Between Our Health and the Economy

For six months now, Republican legislators in Harrisburg have been telling a false story about COVID-19 and the economy....

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UPDATE: How Many Lives Have We Saved?

While, for months, Republican legislators were insisting on a rapid reopening of businesses in Pennsylvania, Governor Wolf’s health and...

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Commodity Futures Trading Commission Warns of “Financial Havoc From Climate Change”

As forest fires rage in California, and flooding and drought become more common in many parts of the country,...

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