The New RFK?

The election results reveal the potential for a transformative new coalition—if Joe Biden and progressives have the guts to go there

By Larry Platt

“I Call Them Momola and the Mensch”

Catching up with Delaware Rabbi Michael Beals, also known as “Joe Biden’s rabbi”

By Larry Platt

Yo, Donald, This is How You Concede an Election!

Treasurer Joe Torsella’s moving concession video after his surprising loss appeals to our better angels—and is required viewing for these times

By Larry Platt

Winning and Losing On Election Night

Who’s up? Who’s down? And is there a path forward for a President Biden to change the tone of our politics?

By Larry Platt

It’s the Capital, Stupid!

Della Clark, CEO of The Enterprise Center, has become the city’s chief evangelist for a recovery that invests in Black and Brown entrepreneurs

By Larry Platt

Ideas We Should Steal: The Greater Buffalo Racial Equity Roundtable

Well before this summer’s racial awakening, civic leaders in Buffalo came together to not only talk about race, but work on real systemic change. Is it a model for other cities?

By Larry Platt

A Crack in the Permanent Establishment

The ascension of Wharton’s Erika James, IBX’s Gregory Deavens and Comcast’s Dalila Wilson-Scott points to refreshing change among the city’s leadership class

By Larry Platt

Larry Krasner’s Inconvenient Truth

It’s nearly three years in. Is there any data to suggest the progressive experiment of D.A. Larry Krasner is or is not working?

By Larry Platt