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

Inauguration Blues

The Philly congressional delegation’s boycott was wrong and hypocritical. But it’s not too late to be constructive

By Larry Platt

The Citizen Recommends: John Maeda

He put the “A” in “STEAM.” Tomorrow he leads off a Drexel series featuring thought leaders who are rethinking learning

By Larry Platt

The Real Fake News

Media coverage of a Drexel professor’s “White Genocide” Christmas tweet raises the question: What is news, anyway?

By Larry Platt

The Cleaner

Fresh-faced Congressman Brendan Boyle thinks the stars might align to finally clean up our politics

By Larry Platt

We Town

Just 30 miles from Center City, a high school basketball team reminds us that sports and values need not be mutually exclusive

By Larry Platt