Notes From Crazy Town

An insurrectionist, a stroke patient, a TV doctor, a newspaper that’s anti-vote, and warring progressive and establishment factions walk into an election. Is the joke on us?

By Larry Platt

LISTEN: The Abuse of Indigenous Children Was Motivated By Land Seizures

Citizen Board Member and MSNBC host Ali Velshi takes us inside a new report detailing the abuses of Indigenous children in government-run boarding schools. They were systematically stripped of their identity in order to acquire tribal lands.

By Ali Velshi

LISTEN: The Ultimate Insider on the PA Primary

Legendary media consultant Neil Oxman takes us inside politics — and throws some righteous shade

By Larry Platt

WATCH: Run for Something

See what Councilmember Isaiah Thomas, activist Amanda Litman, State Rep. Joanna McClinton and Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti had to say about the future of (young) local politics in America

By Lauren McCutcheon

Your City Defined: What Is Councilmanic Prerogative?

Philadelphia’s “You scratch my back, I’ll get you that property deal” tradition

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

How Philly Sees Philly: The Angriest Neighborhood of All

The latest polling data from A Greater Philadelphia showed dissatisfaction is high among city residents. Guess who's most unhappy?

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Why Doesn’t Anyone Like John Fetterman…

…except for voters?

By Larry Platt

Building a Better Budget

Mayor Kenney has been an inveterate spender. So why doesn’t his newest budget proposal invest more in working class growth, like mayors are doing in cities from Newark to Dayton?

By Larry Platt