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Today’s protest against University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) organized by the Pittsburgh-based coalition, Make It Our UPMC, is on-going as of this post. Here’s a version of today’s events as seen through the eyes of participants and their tweets:   [View the story “#UPMCWorkers …

Editor’s Note: This is Steve Horn’s latest  piece that originally appeared over at DeSmogBlog.  In this piece, Steve reports on documents obtained under WI’s Public Records Acts and gives them some necessary context. Check out more of Steve’s work from DeSmogBlog and give everyone at DeSmogBlog some love - visit their site for some of the …

Here are some screenshots from Governor Corbett’s official account “@GovernorCorbett” and his campaign account “@CorbettForGov.”  A couple of days ago The Patriot News wrote: If anyone should know the fine line between official and campaign business, it’s perhaps Gov. Tom Corbett, whose investigation of Capitol corruption …

Editor’s Note: This is Steve Horn’s latest  piece that originally appeared over at DeSmogBlog.  In this piece, Steve reports on documents obtained under WI’s Public Records Acts and gives them some necessary context. Check out more of Steve’s work from DeSmogBlog and give everyone at DeSmogBlog some love - visit their site for some of the …

Privatization of public assets is good or the tapayers and local economy? Wrong… Via Pennlive: With parking in Harrisburg costing $3 an hour, many city restaurant and bar owners say business is taking a hit. For one, happy hour in Harrisburg is nearly dead while …

The jury is still out whether Governor Tom Corbett is that racist uncle at the Thanksgiving Day table, but his “matter of fact” comments about the migrant children and the humanitarian crisis happening at the border were racist.  Plain and simple.  The governor took out …

So, You Want to Go to College?

July 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared over at Lehigh Valley Vanguard, a new progressive visual and literary publication based out of Easton, PA. Marlana Eck is the founder and Editor of the Lehigh Valley Vanguard. Be sure to check out their full site and give them some …

John Oliver on Income Inequality

July 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

You might have caught this already on John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight on HBO or have seen the clip circulating in social media, but we thought it is worth repeating…again and again and again. Here you go:  

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