A Better Way to Select Judges
Pennsylvania is one of eight states that elects judges through partisan elections, inviting political cronyism and incompetence into our courts. Does Missouri offer a better way?
ATTEND ROUND 2: JOBS, JOBS, JOBS
LISTEN: How to Really Run a City — and be Nonpartisan
On episode 4 of The Citizen’s podcast, hosts Michael Nutter, Kasim Reed and Larry Platt talk with Republican OKC Mayor David Holt, who models pragmatism like no other leader today
The Mayoral Ad Wars
Nutter and Street for Rhynhart? Domb goes after Brown? Parker and Gym, crimefighters? Plus, a Tik-Tok jokester weighs in. Get ready for an airwaves assault, Philly
Future-Ready: Policy Questions for Mayoral Candidates
The world — and our city — will transform over the next decade. What the next mayor does — or does not do — will shape the future, for better or worse.
Not Your Country Club’s Squash Team
City kids playing squash? The nonprofit SquashSmarts has combined the sport with academic and social support as a college and career launchpad for hundreds of Philly kids
Guest Commentary: Listen to Teens on Gun Violence
A North Philly native who was shot, spent time in prison, and now works in schools offers concrete ways to engage young people in ending the travesty of shootings
Art for Change: The Romantic Realist
The next in a series with Forman Arts Initiative profiles painter Sarah McEneaney, whose paintings are celebrated for their sincerity and attention to detail
Ideas We Should Steal: Clean Up Trash With Pro Sports Teams
The Memphis Grizzlies loaned its NBA star power to get citizens competing to pick up litter. Could a Philly “Litter League” help clean up our streets, too?