A Humble Ask from The Citizen
Screw Giving Tuesday. We proclaim it Democracy Monday. Can you help us reach our $10,000 goal?
Teach Your Students, Penn
Campus protests over the Israel/Hamas war point to an opportunity for elite universities. Can Penn seize the moment?
Cherelle Parker’s Philly Shine
The mayor-elect’s election night speech heralds new energy. Plus: Shapiro wasn’t on the ballot, but was a winner nonetheless
Jeff Yass — The Devil … Or Engaged Citizen?
The school choice mega-billionaire is at it again, spending lavishly on judicial elections and City Council races. Cue the wringing of hands.
Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2023: Troy Carter
The ahead-of-his-time West Philadelphia native, music mogul, early tech investor and school voucher advocate will talk about what’s next for Philly kids on November 17
The Fix: Same Old City Council?
Hours of debate on an Israel/Hamas resolution? Doubling down on councilmanic prerogative? Here, some ideas for remaking Council into an actual governing body
The War Comes to the Penn Boardroom
Wealthy Jewish donors in revolt. Pro-Palestinian students shouting vile things. A university President embattled. Isn’t this just what the terrorists want?
Really? Republicans Are Philly’s Biggest Problem?
Amid the handwringing over the Council campaigns of Working Families Party candidates Kendra Brooks and Nicolas O’Rourke, few have asked them: What’s the political rationale for their insurgency?