Your Miserable ER Experience Isn’t Just Because of Covid
Will the pandemic be a wake-up call about the weaknesses in emergency care? Or will it be a death blow? The answer is in what we do next.
Ideas We Should Steal: Other-Caring Our Way Out of Covid Misery
In the Age of Self-Care, a Stanford psychologist suggests a better antidote to what ails us right now: focusing on other people
What Are the Real Covid Hospital Numbers?
New York and New Jersey have released new info showing that half of hospitalized patients who tested positive for Covid are actually there for other reasons. Why isn’t Gov. Wolf doing the same in PA?
Ideas We Should Steal Revisited: Reduce Covid Risk By Walking
Walking can help lessen one of the biggest risk factors for severe illness or death from Covid-19: obesity. That's why we need to encourage more of it in Philly.
The Virus and the City: A Better Way to Spend Covid Relief Funds
Drexel's Metro Finance Lab head on how four cities are allocating billions of federal dollars for inclusive growth. Philly, are you paying attention?
One Year of Covid: “We have to take care of one another”
Reflections from a best-selling author and the creator of The Citizen’s forthcoming podcast about gun violence in our city, Philly Under Fire
One Year Of Covid: “I Miss My Neighborhood”
Emma Copley Eisenberg, author and co-founder of Blue Stoop, the nonprofit that nurtures writers of all walks, pays tribute to the thing she’s missed most during the pandemic: her community.
Reflections After a Year of Covid
Philadelphians of all stripes share what the past year of pandemic living has taught them—for better and for worse