When people vote…

It would take a book to detail Washington’s tragic turn, since January 2017, toward racism, classism, bellicosity, isolationism, jeopardy to our relations with long-standing allies, indifference to the daily-life needs of Americans, and just plain incompetence (with agency heads moving in and out at record speed). But the moral is: When people vote, ultimately the […]

180 U.S. Mayors Call for Use of Solar Power

PennEnvironment, April 5, 2018 (West Chester Mayor Dianne Herrin is among the 5 Chester County mayors to sign the resolution.) More PA mayors sign solar power letter than any other state [Philadelphia, PA] — A bipartisan group of 180 U.S. mayors, representing 42 states including Pennsylvania, are speaking out in support of solar energy. Pennsylvania […]

Bayard Rustin on MLK, 1969

“April 4, 1969 will mark the first anniversary of the slaying of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I can think of no better way to observe that Good Friday than to reflect on the meaning of Dr. King’s life and his death, and to rededicate ourselves to the continuation of his work. Dr. King’s philosophy […]

Supreme Court refuses to stop new congressional maps in Pennsylvania

    By Robert Barnes March 19 at 3:20 PM Email the author The Supreme Court on Monday turned down a request from Republican legislative leaders in Pennsylvania to block a redrawn congressional map that creates more parity between the political parties in the state. The practical impact is the 2018 elections are likely to […]