In Memoriam: A Contrarian When it Counted

A retired Temple professor recalls the life of Pat Gillespie, one of Philly’s “most effective, courageous, decent, and yes, outrageous, leaders”

By Joe McLaughlin

Future Ready: It’s up to us to shape the automated future

A future of work expert responds to a recent Inquirer editorial calling on Washington to plan for the effects of robots taking over jobs. Really, she says: It’s up to us to create lasting jobs

By Anne Gemmell

Work With The Best Team in Philly!

Hint: That's us, here at The Citizen

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

Watch: The Future of the Philadelphia Office

An event last week explored the ways companies balance worker and business needs — and how Center City can thrive in our new norm

By Lauren McCutcheon

How to Recruit More (Good) Cops

An Inquirer story this week unpacked the ever-worsening Philly police officer shortage. Here, what Philly could learn from other cities on recruiting more qualified people to the job.

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Guest Commentary: Without More Jobs, Our Future is Limited

In a groundbreaking new report, the head of Center City District starkly lays out the problem — and calls for Philadelphia’s next mayor to fully invest in growth

By Paul R. Levy

The Virus and the City: Learning from … Erie?

A broad, bipartisan coalition of Erie leaders is implementing one of the most ambitious, equitable investment plans in the country. Drexel’s Metro Finance head lays out what we can learn from them

By Bruce Katz and Florian Schalliol

Future-Ready: The Key To Economic Growth

A Future of Work expert testified before City Council this week. This is her prescription for how public dollars can spur private growth in Philly

By Anne Gemmell