JoAnne Epps’ Legacy — In the End, Love is What Matters
Following the death of Temple University’s president, Philadelphia grieved in a way that was different — probably because she was.
“Homeless?” “Unhoused?” Who Cares?
What you call our neighbors who live on the street doesn’t matter, a writer who was homeless argues. What matters is that we have the means to bring them inside — but choose not to
Bring Back Queer Radicalism
Rainbow capitalism and crosswalks are nice, but let’s not forget we need to demand our right to exist
City Council Election 2023: Is Robin Jervay Aluko Good for Democracy?
The 5th District candidate is running as a write-in candidate for Darrell Clarke’s old seat. Here’s why she’s doing it
Sit On It, Neighbor
Stoop (step?) sitting is fundamental to Philly rowhome living. Let’s bring it back, for all of our sakes
Philadelphia’s Opioid Addiction Failure
A New York Times article about a crippling new drug has drawn national attention (once again) to Kensington. A former city official who worked on the crisis under Jim Kenney takes the Mayor to task for his failure to solve the problem
Enough of the Monkeypox B.S.
No, the virus doesn’t affect everyone equally. This platitude is outdated and hurts public health efforts
How Reliable are the City’s Vaccine Statistics?
The Health Department is claiming an adult vax rate of “greater than 95 percent.” The verifiable figure? Not quite so high.