Can Democracy Vouchers Save Democracy?
Seattle gives every voter $25 to donate to the candidate of their choice. Jon Geeting wonders if the popular idea could work here
Who Else is Running for City Council?
Seven independent candidates for At-Large seats are on the ballot in November. Jon Geeting, Philly 3.0’s engagement director, explains that should make this election one of the most entertaining in recent memory
The Non-Debate Debate
Larry Platt writes that Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate was really a scripted performance, particularly when it came to Booker, Biden and criminal justice reform.
Saving Capitalism From Itself
Larry Platt writes about how Philly Congressman Brendan Boyle has signed onto Elizabeth Warren’s plan to make capitalism accountable again
Megan Rapinoe for President?
Larry Platt writes that the Democratic candidates ought to get beyond their bubble of consultants and learn from the soccer star and her “love more, hate less” message
Larry Platt thinks the flare-up between Joe Biden—Philly’s third senator—and Kamala Harris is a window into why people hate politics
New Blood: 10th District Candidate Judy Moore
The first-time Council candidate is a true outsider who turned her own life around and now wants to do the same for her native Northeast
Rage Against The Voting Machines
Officials will tell you Pennsylvania elections are secure because our machines aren’t connected to the internet. They’re wrong.