Guest Commentary: More Jobs, Less Violence

An emergency room doctor on the frontline of Philly’s homicide epidemic calls for a new approach to ending gun violence: Economic opportunity

By Kevin M. Baumlin

New Year, No New Taxes

The City plans to hold off on changing what property owners pay in taxes for another year. Philly 3.0’s engagement director on why that may not be good for anyone

By Jon Geeting

Guest Commentary: Help Workers Help the Vote

Democracy needs all of us. That’s why one local employer and public affairs consultant urges all businesses to do what he’s doing: Give workers paid time off to be good citizens on Election Day

By Larry Ceisler

Guest Commentary: To Pod or Not to Pod?

Innovations like learning pods do not cause inequity. Instead, a Philly dad and schools advocate contends, it’s access to that innovation that is the real problem we need to solve

By Mike Wang

Answering Rodney

What last week's meeting between Black and Jewish leaders tells us, now that the local head of the NAACP has been jettisoned for an anti-Semitic posting

By Larry Platt

Why The Sixers Need Jay Wright

Our dysfunctional pro team’s problems have nothing to do with basketball

By Larry Platt

The Mensch Postulate

How did Joe Biden become the antidote to Trumpism and coronavirus anxiety?

By Larry Platt

Where’s The Beef?

It’s great that Columbus and Rizzo statues are coming down and Lady Antebellum is now Lady A, but how about agitating for substantive systemic reform?

By Larry Platt