21 Reasons to Vote Today
The outcome of today’s primary election will decide who leads Philly for the next four years. Here’s why that matters
Video: “I Want You To Change the World”
Criminal Justice reformer Bryan Stevenson offered a prescription—and a plea—for Penn grads in his commencement speech today. We could all take heart
New Blood: Council Candidate Drew Murray
The newly-minted Republican wants to bring a more conservative nuance to Council. The next in a series asks, Is Philly ready for his brand of politics?
The Mayor’s new street sweeping pilot may cause more pollution in our already polluted city. Is this really a solution worth celebrating?
Ideas We Should Steal: Tech for Turnout
Two years after the presidential election galvanized mostly progressive technologists, their innovations brought more voters to the polls in 2018. Expect more of that in Philly, too
The Shame of the Sheriff’s Race
Two women, both African American, are running to unseat accused sexual harasser Sheriff Jewell Williams this year. Did you even know?
Ideas We Should Steal: More Young Voters
Districts around the country—including University City in Philly—saw a huge uptick in young voters during the midterms. Harnessing that citywide could sway elections
‘Nova Nation Redux
We include graduation rates in our March Madness bracket. And guess who wins again?