And We’re Off…

Butko is in, Williams is mulling, and there are other rumblings. Will we have a much-needed debate about Philly’s future in a competitive mayor’s race next year?

By Larry Platt

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018: Calling BS

Author Anand Giridharadas discusses his provocative new book, Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World

By Larry Platt

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018: Michael Eric Dyson

The bestselling author will talk about repairin race relations at The Citizen’s Ideas We Should Steal Festival on the 30th

By Larry Platt

Hold That Champagne, Progressives

The much-anticipated blue wave turned out to be a ripple, but local philanthropist, investor and civic entrepreneur Richard Vague might have the answer for our divided times. It starts with listening

By Larry Platt

The War Against Community

What David Adelman’s new Holocaust Memorial can tell us about last week’s horrors in Pittsburgh

By Larry Platt

Ideas We Should Steal: Racial Reconciliation

Chuck Mingo, a Philly native and pastor of an evangelical Cincinnati megachurch, on the groundbreaking program he’ll discuss at November’s Ideas We Should Steal Festival

By Larry Platt

Ideas We Should Steal: Moving The Needle on Poverty

New York is the only big American city that has cut its poverty rate. Mayor Bloomberg’s former anti-poverty czar talks about making it happen by taking risks

By Larry Platt

Meet the Disruptor: Roy Rosin

Penn Medicine’s guru of innovation may be the smartest person in Philly you haven’t heard of

By Larry Platt