The Hang Out Cure
At a conference focusing on innovation and the future, former Massachusetts Governor William Weld broached an old-fashioned—but radical—idea that Pennsylvania pols need to hear
Finally, A Hero
When a judge sent disgraced DA Seth Williams to jail to await sentencing, it was a display of what’s too often missing in Philly corruption cases: Outrage
When a rabid crowd of protesters shut down a public hearing last week on the economic impact of the soda tax, the real victim was Democracy itself
Taking On Recidivism
AG Josh Shapiro is determined to make it easier for returning citizens to adjust to life after prison. Just don’t call him soft on crime.
Meet The Disruptor: Nick Bayer
For the Saxbys CEO, honored this month as Ernst & Young’s Social Entrepreneur of the Year, it’s about much more than the coffee
Idea We Should Steal: Top Two Elections
The best way to fix our fragile democracy might be a nonpartisan electoral system that rewards moderation and increases competition
The Problem With Spin
The casual dishonesty about Mayor Kenney’s Iceland trip should have you rolling your eyes
“My Service Makes Me Whole”
Recent headlines have had me searching for inspiration. Last week, it came in two surprising forms: From City Year and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu
What Change Feels Like
Watch out, establishment—something is in the air. Now let’s make sure our new faces also think anew
Is This Any Way To Elect Judges?
Tomorrow, most of you won’t know anything about the judges you vote for. How’d we get here?