Guest Commentary: A “Ray of Hope” For Fair School Funding
A May pre-trial hearing for a seven-year-old school funding lawsuit in Pennsylvania has a state politics watcher wondering: Could this finally mean more money for schools that need it?
Guest Commentary: How You Can Make Voting Fair in PA
Citizens are invited to apply this week to be the deciding vote on what new political districts look like in Pennsylvania. The Committee of 70's CEO lays out why that matters
Guest Commentary: Demand Responsible Cleanup at PES
It’s not enough for Hilco to promise it will create an environmentally safe commercial hub on the site of the 2019 South Philly explosion. All of us, a Penn PhD candidate insists, need to make sure it happens
One Year of Covid: Transformation (Re)Defined
A WURD radio host and entrepreneur reflects on the four “Fs” that have come to the forefront this year: family, finances, fitness and faith
Guest Commentary: Time to Say Enough to Corruption
Union boss John Dougherty was indicted again this week, and 12 percent of City Council is facing corruption charges. One outraged elected official is calling for an end to the scourge of Philly politics
The Answer To Our Vaccine Debacle
Locally and nationally, getting shots into arms has been a disaster. A longtime college president says the answer to preventing this in future is clear: education
Guest Commentary: Cancel Culture at Hawk Hill?
A St. Joe’s math professor may lose his job after anonymously tweeting conservative views, including opposition to reparations. A Broad + Liberty contributor wonders: What happened to academic freedom?
Guest Commentary: Make this Sheriff the Last Sheriff
Another scandal prompts a former city official—and one-time candidate for the job—to call for getting the Sheriff’s Office out of the City’s real estate business