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Editorial: Inciting violence against politicians hurts everyone

Editorial: Inciting violence against politicians hurts everyone

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 15, 2019

It is natural to disagree with politicians, but no matter how opposed one is to their values, inciting violence against them through misinformation — as Trump did with his video — is never OK.

Editorial: Pro-Palestine doesn’t mean anti-Semitic

Editorial: Pro-Palestine doesn’t mean anti-Semitic

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 12, 2019

The tweets, which have been decried by Democrats and Republicans alike, lacked the context of a long history of anti-Semitic tropes and offensive stereotypes.

Editorial: Don’t forget about Puerto Rico in wake of Maria

Editorial: Don’t forget about Puerto Rico in wake of Maria

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 27, 2017

When it made landfall in Puerto Rico Sept. 20, Hurricane Maria was the largest storm the island faced in the last 80 years. Almost the entire population of the island — nearly 3.5 million American citizens — still do not have electricity. Many also do not have running water, and 95 percent of ...

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