Will the Supreme Court Bombshells Change How PA Votes?

Why are Josh Shapiro and Doug Mastriano neck and neck? Is Dr. Oz underwater? Is PA going red? Catching up with legendary political consultant Neil Oxman to understand the polling.

By Larry Platt

Can Education Save Us From Tyranny?

In advance of a surprise January 6 hearing today, a long-time college president reflects on ways to preserve our embattled democracy

By Elaine Maimon

LISTEN: The Anti-Abortion Movement has Always been Steeped in Lies

Citizen Board Member and MSNBC host Ali Velshi examines scientific myths such as fetal pain, partial birth abortion and fetal heartbeat

By Lauren McCutcheon

Who’s On Philadelphia City Council?

We talked to the people representing you for the next four years. Here’s what they had to say.

By Katherine Rapin

Philly Mayor’s Race in 2023

Everything you need to know about the 2023 mayor's race in Philadelphia — who's running, who probably will run and who should throw their hat in the ring

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

Who Gets To Be In The History Game

Drexel is set to take over the orphaned Atwater Kent historical collection. But the Historical Society, and City Council, might have other ideas. What’s all the fighting really about?

By Larry Platt

Governing Makes a Comeback

Council’s passage last week of modest business tax cuts was more than a rebuke of progressives. It also might suggest that reasonableness is trending again

By Larry Platt

What We Know About Philly’s New Ward Leaders

The good news from 2022’s ward race, according to Philly 3.0’s engagement editor: A slight gain in “open wards.” The bad news: Philly machine politics is still going strong

By Jon Geeting