Putting period products in schools is the right thing to do
In 1999, I landed a dream job — web producer for a show called Oxygen Sports on a then-new women’s television network called Oxygen. Emphasis on women in our shows’ content meant emphasis on women’s needs in the predominantly female workplace. Imagine the feeling of walking into a restroom every day of your working life […]
Governor Murphy flip-flops on aiding immigrants
Gov. Phil Murphy ran for office suggesting New Jersey become a sanctuary state. Now, he's turning his back on asylum seekers who need our help.
States are weakening child labor laws, 8 decades after the feds took kids out of the workforce
With so many states seeking weaker child labor protections, a federal-state showdown over the question of whether young people in the United States belong in the workforce is inevitable.
N.J. Catholic school’s actions may be more troubling to kids than seeing an unwed mother
When St. Theresa’s fired an unwed teacher for getting pregnant, it taught its students that it's OK to ostracize a member of their community.
How the New Jersey School of Conservation got a new lease on life
The New Jersey School of Conservation has been a pioneer in outdoor education, introducing generations of New Jersey schoolchildren to nature through experiential learning.
N.J. theater manager was ‘ignorant’ in episode involving autistic boy
A woman claims a Hazlet theater manager called the police when she brought her autistic son into the women's room with her.
New Jersey Supreme Court sends correct message on political corruption
The New Jersey Supreme Court does not want to make it harder for prosecutors to go after corrupt politicians. Is the U.S. Supreme Court listening?
Book bans foreshadow more than empty shelves
Even though New Jersey has been a national leader on protecting and expanding civil rights, there have been censorship attempts in towns across the state this year.
Big, ugly win for N.J. Democratic leaders who pushed for campaign finance overhaul
After New Jersey Democrats pushed a major overhaul to our campaign finance laws, the party gets to skate on some alleged violations.
Politicians understand that Swifties are a key demographic
A cursory analysis of social media data seems to support the idea that the use of Taylor Swift’s name in honorary government actions produces a result similar to that of Swift’s endorsements: it drives engagement.
Daniel’s Law is bad for N.J. journalists — and everyone who wants government accountability
Daniel's Law was intended to protect judges and others from being targeted. Instead, it's being weaponized to prevent the public from access to important information about their elected leaders.
The end of affirmative action is as American as chattel slavery
The U.S. Supreme Court has a full commitment to the false and carefully crafted narrative that racial hierarchies no longer exist, Karen Thompson writes.