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Pennsylvanians want to put a moratorium on fracking. And it’s not just a few thousand, but a majority of the state’s residents. Pennsylvania lies in the heart of the Marcellus Shale, possibly the most productive shale for gas in the country. A joint University of …

At noon today over 40 activists and community members gathered outside the office of PA State Senator Chuck McIlhinney’s office in Doylestown to urge him to support a moratorium on fracking in Pennsylvania. Today’s rally was part of a state-wide day of action coordinated by …

Editor’s Note: This Open Letter was originally posted by Katie Osgood with our friends @thechalkface. The first part of Katie’s letter is posted here. To read her full letter (and, you really, really need to) click the “Continue Reading” link at the bottom of this …

What Happened to The American Left?

July 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

“Conservatism is dead” was a popular phrase that circulated in the American lexicon in the 1960s. All indications pointed toward that lofty announcement. John F. Kennedy was elected president in 1960; the Civil Rights movement was at the height of its power in the mid-decade; …

Individualism in America

July 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Writing in the The New York Times back in May, David Brooks writes: So the story I’d like to tell is this: Over the past half-century, society has become more individualistic. As it has become more individualistic, it has also become less morally aware, because social and moral …

Dear Raging Chicken Press readers and supporters, Two years ago today Raging Chicken Press’s first issue hit the Internet. Back then we were publishing one online issue a month. That first issue featured: “An Open Letter to Governor Corbett,” by Wendy Lee “[Self] Pep Talk,” …

  Statement from the Pennsylvania Health Access Network Today, the Pennsylvania Senate took the first step in bringing the benefits of Medicaid Expansion — for families, hospitals, and our economy — to Pennsylvania. The full Senate voted with bipartisan support to amend the current welfare …

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