A Mayoral Wishlist, Disruptor Edition
If we really want a robust debate in 2023, how about some bold, unconventional candidates? Here, a list of unusual suspects.
Philly’s Potential to Change The World
Penn’s Orphan Disease Center turns 10 this year. Its promise for Philadelphia goes well beyond science
Getting Vaccines Right
The Philly Fighting Covid fiasco was an unforced error. Philly 3.0’s engagement director warns that it may force an overcorrection from city officials that we can’t afford.
Guest Commentary: Med Students To The Rescue!
The president and CEO of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine on why we should mobilize medical students to jumpstart the vaccination rollout
Jim Kenney’s Very Bad Week
Between a devastating report by Controller Rebecca Rhynhart and his administration’s fumbling of the vaccination rollout, it’s no wonder the mayor has floated the idea of cutting bait and running for the Senate
The False Symmetry of American Racial Politics
America may have moved on from the deadly Capitol siege. But the show of political and ideological force will continue to define us—if we let it.
Guest Commentary: Don’t Abolish the City Commissioners
A business owner and civic leader argues that pulling off the 2020 election should make us rethink calls to eliminate the row office
Guest Commentary: Reflections from a First-Time Voter
A Penn student looks back on a whiplash year that forced her to confront her own assumptions: How could she preach voting when she wasn’t sure she’d vote?