The Sanctuary Tragedy

By reacting to Trump like Trump, Mayor Kenney has shed more heat than light in the sanctuary debate. Maybe he should follow Jerry Brown’s lead and look for a solution

By Larry Platt

The Passing of Gerry Lenfest

The death of civic hero Gerry Lenfest—like Jeremy Nowak’s passing last week—reminds us that Philly needs more civic dreamers and doers

By Larry Platt

He Will Not Rest

The passing of civic icon and Citizen Chairman Jeremy Nowak leaves a void for those who loved him and for the city he loved

By Larry Platt

The Fix: When The Empire Strikes Back

An attack on Controller Rebecca Rhynhart by the Mayor’s allies is straight from a familiar Philly playbook

By Larry Platt

The Most Woke Billionaire On Earth

Main Line entrepreneur and 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin’s eyes were opened to the criminal injustice system through his friend Meek Mill. Now he’s on the case.

By Larry Platt

The Problem With Being A Philly Progressive

Do you have to accept a whole lotta bad stuff in order to live your values here?

By Larry Platt

Purpose and Profit

At our event next week, Berwyn’s Jay Coen Gilbert, who helped found the international B Corp movement, will show why doing good is also good for business

By Larry Platt

The Beast

As noted when The Citizen first ran this story in March, La Colombe’s Todd Carmichael has become one of the nation’s most politically outspoken CEOs. See him talk about using business to change the world at a Citizen event next week

By Larry Platt