Judge A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. Mural Tribute

Michael E. Mann is Coming For Your Climate Doomism

One of the most famous — and famously attacked — climatologists in America is now the founding director of Penn’s new climate change institute. He has a few things to say to those who doubt we can still save the earth

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Listen: Ali Velshi Banned Book Club on Speak with Laurie Halse Anderson

The MSNBC anchor speaks with the author of a YA book about sexual assault

By Ali Velshi

How Philadelphia’s Local Democratic Party Hurts Democrats

Philly 3.0’s engagement director on the Bob Brady-led City Committee’s moves against “outsiders,” which is weakening the party ahead of critical 2022 midterm elections

By Jon Geeting

Fun Things to Do in Philly This Week and Weekend

Taste your way through some lip-puckering beers during Sour Fest, catch a slew of outdoor movies, play bingo with drag queens and more to do this week and weekend in Philadelphia

By Josh Middleton

Glitter’s Glow Up

Morgan Berman’s street cleaning startup company is working better than ever. The City, which once declined to fund the “unproven pilot,” now faces proof: It works.

By Nick Russo

Is Democracy in Peril … Or Not?

There’s been a lot of handwringing over Democrats like Josh Shapiro trying to choose their MAGA general election opponents. But maybe we need a nationwide referendum on Trumpism, once and for all?

By Larry Platt

Citizen of the Week: Mithsaika Napoleon

The Haiti-born soccer player and coach found her voice through Starfinder, a free Philly program that teaches kids how to play the beautiful game — and how to live a beautiful life

By Kai Englisch