What We Saw and Heard at the Ideas We Should Steal Festival

Miss the event? Catch up on video, audio and ideas from The Citizen's inaugural festival here. And don't forget to vote!

By Jamie Bogert

Help Us Steal An Idea

Vote here! We're giving away $50,000 to bring one idea to Philly.

CitizenCast: Reality Check with Jeff Hornstein

WURD host Charles D. Ellison and Economy League Executive Director Jeff Hornstein talk about the organizations plan to keep millions of dollars in purchases from Penn and other institutions from leaving the city every year

Do Something: Give for the Holidays

This week, do yoga for women's health, give this holiday season, and more

By Jamie Bogert

Citizen of the Week: Tiffany Yau

The Penn alum launched Fulphil to inspire college students to start social impact businesses—and to stay in Philly

By James Meadows

Week 13: Mike Quick’s Eagles Civic Season

This week, the Eagles announcer and former All-Pro wide receiver, with help from a Drexel professor, looks at how Philly stacks up against Dallas—on and off the field

By Mike Quick and Professor Richardson Dilworth

Don’t Silence Marc Lamont Hill. Debate Him.

The controversy over the Temple professor’s comments about Israel raises the question: Why is banishment from the public square so often the first choice of the offended?

By Larry Platt

A Reason for Cautious Optimism

A survey by the Center City District shows residents are generally happy with the direction of the city. But, as CCD’s executive director reports, there are exceptions to that

By Paul R. Levy