Audio: Where’s Our ‘Paige Against the Machine’?

Independent Paige Cognetti’s upset win in Scranton’s mayor’s race offers an object lesson for Philly

By Larry Platt

Where’s Our ‘Paige Against The Machine’?

Independent Paige Cognetti’s upset win in Scranton’s mayor’s race offers an object lesson for Philly

By Larry Platt

Is the Working Families Party Really the Path to Progress in Philly?

Larry Platt wonders if candidates Kendra Brooks and Nicolas O’Rourke really have what it takes to move the city forward

The History of Philly Politics Through Eagles Coaches

In the latest episode of CitizenCast, Dave Kyu examines how Eagles coaches have long mirrored the Philly political eras in which they worked. What does that mean today?

The Similarities Between Jim Kenney and Donald Trump

In the latest episode of the CitizenCast podcast, Larry Platt highlights the striking similarities between Philly's mayor and the commander-in-chief

By Larry Platt

Revenge of the Amateurs

DA Krasner. NJ Governor Murphy. Pres. Trump … Larry Platt wonders just how are politicians who have never done politics working out for us?

The Hardest Job In Philly?

Larry Platt writes that the resignation of Richard Ross highlights a department in dire need of culture change

Make America for All Americans Again

Despite the mediocrity of the current presidential campaigns, Ajay Raju writes that it is important to remember the essential truth about America: It’s only great when it includes everyone