Ode to … Litter

A morning commute turned (slightly) tragic for one Philadelphian. She responds with … poetry

By Corie Moskow

The Liberation Relay

Juneteenth, celebrating the end of slavery, is finally a City holiday — but Black Americans’ fight for freedom is long and enduring

By James Peterson

Guest Commentary: It’s Time to Connect the Unconnected

The director of a local tech ed nonprofit calls for awareness around access to high-speed internet and its role as a driver of inequity

By Angel Serrano

LISTEN: We Have the Second Amendment All Wrong

Citizen Board Member and MSNBC host Ali Velshi says the 1791 edict doesn't mean what we think it means

By Ali Velshi

Why We Must Fight Classroom Censorship

A long-time college president recommends ways to affirm democracy — through libraries and schools — in these troubled times

By Elaine Maimon

Is Elon Musk a Free Speech Savior?

On the cusp on his Twitter takeover, a Constitution Center event this week reframed the plutocrat for your consideration — and reminded us of the First Amendment's magic

By Larry Platt

Guest Commentary: Pre-K Polling Needs Improvement

A Greater Philadelphia last week released poll data about the City’s sweetened beverage tax that showed residents divided. Here, the City’s first Pre-K director refutes the premise and results of the survey

By Anne Gemmell

Guest Commentary: Turning on Krasner

A former assistant DA hired by Krasner on why he can no longer support his former boss

By Thomas C. Mandracchia