Pennsylvania’s Public Banking Movement Draws More Support

By The Public Banking Institute. -

Black Business Review’s Marilyn Kai Jewett writes favorably of Pennsylvania’s public bank movement at both the state and municipal levels. A strong municipal public bank coalition has also [...]

How A Mother Learned To Speak For The Voiceless Behind Prison Walls

By Shandre Delaney, Lawatthemargins.com -

In my opinion, they use black and brown bodies of our family members to create jobs for white men who would otherwise be poor like those that filled the prisons. The urban cities provide a [...]

Lancaster Shows How To Say No To Geo Group

By Negin Owliaei, Inequality.org -

What’s the best way to push profit-seeking corporations out of the public sphere? Don’t let them take over in the first place. Residents of Lancaster County, Penn. were thrilled to learn this [...]

Fracking Boom Takes Toll On Pennsylvania’s Communities Of Color And Lower-Income Areas

By Mark Hand, Thinkprogress.org -

The construction of new natural gas-fired power plants in Pennsylvania is disproportionately harming lower-income populations in rural parts of the state, while communities of color are [...]

Could A Risky Pipeline Bring Together A Politically Divided State?

By Zach D. Roberts, Nationofchange.org -

"This project threatens some of our most basic American values; I think you'll find the people in Pennsylvania care a lot about public safety especially of their most vulnerable residents – [...]

Gas Wells Not Allowed On Land Zoned For Homes Or Farms, High Court Rules

By Don Hopey, Post-gazette.com -

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided Friday that drilling and operating multiple Marcellus Shale gas wells in a section of Fairfield Township, Lycoming County, that is zoned for residential and [...]

Arrests At Poor People’s Campaign Rally Inside Pa. Capitol

By Dan Gleiter, Pennlive.com -

Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival protesters were arrested inside the Pennsylvania state Capitol in Harrisburg. Twenty-four people were arrested as part of the organized [...]

Hundreds Protest Pennsylvania Governor On Fracking

By Karen Feridun, Diane Sipe and Laura Dagley, Feridun8.wixsite.com -

Harrisburg, PA - Pennsylvanians from across the state converged in the capitol rotunda today to declare that they are choosing a better path, one that leads to a responsive government that [...]

March On Harrisburg Barnstorms Across Pennsylvania To Restore Democracy

By Sarah Freeman-Woolpert, Wagingnonviolence.org -

Last week, the special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th District made national headlines when the Democratic candidate for the state legislature, Conor Lamb, beat incumbent Republican Rep. Rick [...]

Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Locals Take Over Pipeline Office, Then Occupy Drill Rig

By Staff, Earthfirstjournal.org -

A busload of fifty local residents took over the field offices of Williams/Transco at 805 Estelle Drive, Suite 101, in Lancaster. We dropped a 12 foot stretch of pipeline in Williams’s meeting [...]

We Are Lancaster County Invades Pipeline Company

By Lancaster Against Pipelines, We Are Lancaster County. -

Pennsylvania - A busload of fifty local residents took over the field offices of Williams/Transco at 805 Estelle Drive, Suite 101, in Lancaster. We dropped a 12-ft stretch of pipeline in [...]

Far More Methane Leaking At Oil, Gas Sites In Pennsylvania Than Reported

By Neela Banerjee, Insideclimatenews.org -

Leaks of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, from oil and gas sites in Pennsylvania could be five times greater than industry reports to state regulators, according to a new analysis by the [...]

Pennsylvania Community Finds Its Bearings In Trump Era

By Jon Jeter, Mintpressnews.com -

TITUSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA — Shoehorned between the state line and the Allegheny River in Pennsylvania’s northwest corner, the city of Titusville is as red as America gets, a place where virtually [...]

Latest 2 Violations In Energy Transfer Partners Reckless Practices

By David Turnbull, Priceofoil.org -

Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) suspended construction permits for the Mariner East 2 pipeline due to a number of safety and environmental violations.1Mariner [...]

Monopod Blocks Tree Clearing & Construction Of Pipeline In PA

By Staff, earthfirstjournal.org -

By Staff of Earth First! Newswire - A monopod has been erected to block the heavy machinery that is currently clearing and chipping trees in South Central Pennsylvania to make way for Energy [...]