Faith leaders want community-led solutions, not police-led responses

BY: , and - May 30, 2023

Three faith leaders say the state’s most vulnerable communities need community-led solutions free from police involvement or interference.

Governor Murphy, stop letting New Jersey play second banana to New York

BY: - May 30, 2023

New Jerseyans are used to outsiders making us feel like we're not worthy. Must our governor do it, too?

The forgotten history of Memorial Day

BY: - May 29, 2023

Cities and towns across America have for more than a century claimed to be the holiday’s birthplace, but here's the authentic story of how this holiday came into being.

An open letter to Attorney General Matt Platkin on police killings

BY: - May 25, 2023

Matt Dragon says Attorney General Matt Platkin's policies and actions do not reflect the words of Martin Luther King Jr.

Why America has a debt ceiling: 5 questions answered

BY: - May 22, 2023

Economist Steven Pressman explains what the debt ceiling is and why we have it — and why it may be time to abolish it.

Ruling on New Jersey gun law shows Democrats didn’t do their homework

BY: - May 17, 2023

A federal judge's ruling on New Jersey's gun law highlights Democrats' apparent refusal to consider whether the law is constitutional.

Congestion pricing: cleaner air and safer streets for New Jersey

BY: and - May 15, 2023

Congestion pricing can not only reduce congestion, but also mitigate pollution and decrease crashes.

On transgender student athletes: Just let them play

BY: - May 4, 2023

You really want to protect women? Process the rape kit backlog. Keep the government out of our reproductive decisions. Stop glamorizing guns.

A participatory economy in Paterson is worth considering

BY: - April 25, 2023

Under participatory budgeting, citizens allocate a portion of a city's budget. One reformer says it's an antidote to corruption in Paterson.

Guns and vigilantes: Fear, paranoia has created a culture of violence

BY: - April 21, 2023

Guns and the ease with which they kill over the most banal circumstances are turning us into perpetrators, Taylor Hirth writes.

From Trenton to city hall, workers are demanding more

BY: - April 14, 2023

To see true housing justice, tenants’ rights need to be universal in theory and in practice.

N.J. lawmakers do not need more money from campaign donors

BY: - April 3, 2023

The bill's supporters say hiking donation limits will shift some dark money back into the sunlight. Doubtful.