The Citizen Recommends: Mimi Ito

The cultural anthropologist, speaking next week as part of a Drexel series on rethinking learning, wants adults to stop bemoaning kids’ use of technology

By Larry Platt

Is Jim Kenney Becoming Donald Trump?

In defending his soda tax, the Mayor goes into all-out attack mode. Ring any bells?

By Larry Platt

March Madness For the Socially Conscious

The NCAA Tournament is the sporting event of the year. Here’s how to enjoy it without being complicit in the exploitation of so-called “student-athletes” (Spoiler: Bucknell wins)

By Larry Platt

Listening to Jeff Brown

He has done more to bring fresh food to inner cities than any other grocer—as with his upscale, affordable new store on Monument Road. So why is the Mayor attacking him over the soda tax?

By Larry Platt

Trump And The Jews

Josh Shapiro’s surreal White House experience last week is part of a trend—and we can't remain silent about it

By Larry Platt

Resurrecting The Happy Warrior

Ed Rendell’s endorsement of a young Indiana mayor to head the Democratic Party is a much-needed answer to the status quo

By Larry Platt

Seth’s Shame

Using one particular word when announcing he wouldn’t seek reelection may be embattled DA Seth Williams’ greatest contribution to the city

By Larry Platt

Moving Forward

In a new report, Paul Levy lays bare why Philly lags behind in economic growth … and what we can do about it.

By Larry Platt

Show Us the Money Plan

Jim Kenney got his soda tax. But his Chamber of Commerce address leaves unanswered where the economic growth is going to come from

By Larry Platt

“Dr. Klasko, President Trump On Line 1”

The disruptive CEO of Jefferson Health has a plan for real health care reform. Listen up, Donald

By Larry Platt