The Fix: Philly Leaders — Be more like the Eagles … and the Phillies
Philadelphia's pro teams' success comes from honest teamwork ... How about some of that from City Hall? (Looking at you, Johnson and Parker.)
The Fix: Is City Council Anti-Democratic?
The public corruption trial of Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and a lawsuit against Councilwoman Jamie Gauthier puts the practice of councilmanic prerogative on trial
The Fix: Council, Reform Thyself
Councilmember Allan Domb has again proposed term limits for him and his colleagues. But to get career pols to go along with the idea is going to require…you.
The Fix: You Can’t Change a Culture of Corruption…
…when just about everyone in it is complicit. State Rep. Jared Solomon and Councilmember Maria Quiñones-Sánchez have spoken out. But, in the aftermath of the Dougherty conviction, where are the others?
The Fix: A Post-Dougherty Anti-Corruption Crusade?
In a special Citizen Zoom series, former mayoral candidate Sam Katz, State Rep. Jared Solomon and City Councilmember Maria Quiñones-Sánchez weigh in on how we got here and how we move forward
The Fix: What Good Can Come From the Dougherty/Henon Trial?
Another day, another trial of Philly’s once-powerful. This time, maybe there are some lessons to be learned for cleaning up our politics
The Fix: How About an Open, Transparent Government Run By… You?
Feeling alienated from your government, at all levels? Maybe we should open it up and change our relationship to it
The Fix: How To Reform The City Charter
Our Drexel class on rewriting Philly’s constitution last year produced dozens of ideas. Here are some of the best for changing the relationship between government and the governed.