Guest Commentary: Do. Learn. Change.

The executive director of an impact evaluation group distills five lessons learned in five years of helping mission-oriented organizations make real change in Philly

By Claire Robertson-Kraft

Guest Commentary: In Defense of My Friend, Darrell

A longtime developer responds to a Citizen critique of retiring City Council President Darrell Clarke

By Bart Blatstein

Guest Commentary: The Unchecked Threat of Natural Gas (LNG) at Our Port

PhilaPort Communities are being ignored in the state’s push to build a local terminal for explosive gas. A Clean Air Council exec calls for accountability — to residents and the climate

By Joseph Otis Minott

Guest Commentary: How To Fund Your Startup

The federal government is providing more capital to startups than ever before: here’s how Philly entrepreneurs can take advantage

By Heath Naquin

Guest Commentary: What’s Next for School Funding

A longtime state politics watcher weighs in on the “morally necessary court decision” that could mean more money for local schools — but not without a fight

By Charlie Bacas

Guest Commentary: My George Santos Resume

A former state politician asks for your support for … whatever. Just don’t check his facts

By Daylin Leach

Guest Commentary: Memo to Superintendent Tony Watlington

A longtime educator with a piece of advice for the still-new chief of the Philadelphia School District: Start with trust

By Peshe Kuriloff

Cooperation Makes Good Environmental Policy

Republicans and Democrats have worked together for good, meaningful environmental regulation in the past. They should continue to do so in the new legislative session.

By Scott Martin