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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Opinion | I’m an anti-capitalist Material Girl — and you can be too

Opinion | I’m an anti-capitalist Material Girl — and you can be too

By Grace DeLallo , Assistant Opinions Editor May 24, 2022
I am a self-proclaimed anti-capitalist Material Girl — and you can be too. And don’t worry if you’re not a girl, because anyone can be a MG at heart.
Opinion | The creator economy can hurt users

Opinion | The creator economy can hurt users

By Ebonee Rice-Nguyen, Staff Columnist April 12, 2022
Social media no longer feels like a community, but instead like a platform for me to sell a filtered version of myself.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., plans to institute a tax on “excessive lobbying,” in an attempt to limit impacts on decision makers by lobbying organizations.

Elizabeth Warren’s “lobbyist tax” attacks First Amendment in more ways than one

By Michael Clifford, Staff Columnist October 15, 2019
Warren’s idea is more than an ineffective proposal to curtail government corruption by limiting advocacy spending by organizations.
Danah Bialoruski

Editorial | Climate change denial is an economic and environmental failure

By Pitt News Editorial Board August 29, 2019
It’s likely that even older generations will have to face the financial burdens of denying climate change, especially with these loosening regulations.
U.S. Steel’s Clairton Coke Works plant.

Editorial | Pennsylvania politicians need to take Clairton pollution seriously

By Pitt News Editorial Board June 18, 2019
We place trust in these politicians to protect us, and their refusal to acknowledge the health and environmental violations is doing the opposite.
 A California prison lethal injection room.

Opinion | Time to execute the death penalty

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor June 4, 2019
The United States is one of the few developed countries in which the death penalty is still legal in certain places, despite it being an inhumane and outdated form of punishment. The practice is also expensive, irreversible and ineffective when it comes to curbing criminal offenses.
Gold ingots.

Opinion | The Trump boom can’t last

By Michael Clifford, For The Pitt News May 21, 2019
Mixed economic signals are popping up everywhere that suggest a downturn soon. Given the uncertainty, it would be wise to hold a skeptical outlook for the near future.
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