John L. Micek

Two Policies at the Core of Biden’s Agenda
During an appearance in his childhood home of Scranton, Pa...
The Pandemic, Time, and Not Letting the Moments Go
SARASOTA, Fla. I’d only been standing there for a couple of minutes, and my shirt already clung to me in the Florida heat. “What brings you here? He was a wiry, well-tanned man, probably somewhere in his 70s. Really chatty....
Republicans are the Clowns in the Debt Ceiling Circus
It's way past political cliche, but that old "Popeye" comic strip where J. In case you missed it, on Monday, Republicans in the narrowly divided U...
Senate Candidates Bash Big Tech While Owning Their Stock
When it comes to how he feels about big tech, Jeff Bartos didn’t mince his words....
Everything We Know About Work is Wrong. The Pandemic Proved It.
So what can the plight of a little cafe tell you about the state of the American economy and the changing face of work?..
Our Endless COVID Summer
It all kind of piled up this week. We’re still trying to convince the unvaccinated to get vaccinated, even as intensive care units fill beyond capacity...
Could the Golden Rule Sway Some Vaccine Skeptics?
Could invoking the Golden Rule be enough to induce vaccine-skeptical people of faith to finally get their COVID-19 jab?..
Biden Threw Down the Gauntlet in the Battle Over Voting Rights
It was hard to miss the challenge that President Joe Biden posed to Americans as he burned through a fiery speech at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia this week...
Local Republicans Weaponizing Constitution to Restrict Voting
When Pennsylvania Gov. “We have a lame-duck governor, and we’re going to treat him like it,” House State Government Committee Chairman Seth Grove, the bill’s author and legislative shepherd, said...
These Moms Lost Sons to Gun Violence. They Want Help.
Tina Ford understands the toll of gun violence like few of us ever will. In April 2019, her, son, Armani Ford, a local high school football legend, was shot and killed in his hometown of Clairton, Pa. He was just 23 years old...
Republicans Hit a New Low in Insurrection Denial
So just how desperate are some Republicans to deny the reality of the Jan....

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