Opinion

VOTE ON NOVEMBER 8

By Globe Times Staff | November 8, 2022 | Comments Off on VOTE ON NOVEMBER 8

A Personal Plea from Rep. Regina Young As a mother of children who attend public schools and travel by three modes of transportation, as a wife of a black man […]

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Josh Shapiro for Governor

By Ted Behr | October 31, 2022 | Comments Off on Josh Shapiro for Governor

Democratic candidate a clear choice over radical opponent Josh Shapiro has labored tirelessly for half his life to serve his community and Pennsylvania residents.  He started his government service as […]

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Register to Vote Before October 24

By Ted Behr | September 30, 2022 | Comments Off on Register to Vote Before October 24

This year’s vote for Governor pivotal for voting rights  This year’s national election is vitally important to all Southwest Philadelphia residents.  Your vote will help assure that your family, friends, […]

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November 8 Election – Update on PA Governor’s Race

By Ted Behr | September 1, 2022 | Comments Off on November 8 Election – Update on PA Governor’s Race

Trump’s 2020 denials are front & center in PA  By Ted Behr Months before the November 2020 election, Donald Trump saw the handwriting on the wall. As polls indicated Joe […]

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Election 2022 – Voter Registration Comes First

By Ted Behr | August 5, 2022 | Comments Off on Election 2022 – Voter Registration Comes First

Vitally important election for PA citizens on November 8 Southwest voters can assure our state provides improved health and schooling, secure and affordable homes, fair elections, justice in our courts.  […]

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Reentry Services as Crime Prevention Tools

By Alanna O'Malley | April 28, 2022 | Comments Off on Reentry Services as Crime Prevention Tools

In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled in Miller vs Alabama that mandatory life without parole sentences for juveniles were unconstitutional. In 2016, Montgomery v. Louisiana made juvenile lifers retroactively eligible […]

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Why the School Board Should Extend their Search for Superintendent

By Globe Times Staff | April 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Why the School Board Should Extend their Search for Superintendent

The Philadelphia School District has spent the past several months searching for the next superintendent. The district  narrowed down their search to three candidates from various areas and different backgrounds. […]

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Opinion: Why Ketanji Brown Jackson will be an Excellent Supreme Court Pick

By Globe Times Staff | March 4, 2022 | Comments Off on Opinion: Why Ketanji Brown Jackson will be an Excellent Supreme Court Pick

On February 25, President Joe Biden announced his nomination for the opening position on the Supreme Court: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson knew at a young age […]

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OPINION:  Burned Out from Lingering Pandemic, Some on the Front Lines Find Faith an Antidote

By Globe Times Staff | February 4, 2022 | Comments Off on OPINION:  Burned Out from Lingering Pandemic, Some on the Front Lines Find Faith an Antidote

Nurse practitioner Kellie Simmons-Massey watched her father as he walked into the hospital, both certain that his symptoms indicated he was in no danger of having COVID-19. That was the […]

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Reducing gun violence in Philadelphia should be the number one priority for all city leaders in 2022.

By Kenyatta Johnson | January 4, 2022 | Comments Off on Reducing gun violence in Philadelphia should be the number one priority for all city leaders in 2022.

I’d like to express my deepest condolences to the victims and the families of those killed in Philadelphia in 2021. I think about our murder victims every day. According to […]

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