This Moment is Why Elections Matter

A former mayor on how last week’s Supreme Court rulings targeting Affirmative Action, the LGBTQ+ community, and student loan debt should remind us of the power of the ballot box

By Michael A. Nutter

Listen: Ali Velshi on Judge Shopping

MSNBC anchor and Citizen Board member explains the prevalence and dangers of allowing plaintiffs to choose their own federal judge

By Lauren McCutcheon

Listen: Ali Velshi on Vanishing Women’s Rights

The MSNBC host reviews the degradation of women's rights the world over — including here in the U.S.

By Ali Velshi

Listen: Ali Velshi on Abortion and the Midterm Elections

The MSNBC host and Citizen Board Member breaks down the effect of overturning Roe v. Wade on the midterm elections nationwide

By Ali Velshi

Guest Commentary: A Win On Abortion Means a Win For America

A local basketball coach and father of young men wonders if a middle path on abortion is the way America can survive this political moment

By Seth Berger

What to Know About Philly’s 2022 Ballot Questions

Every Philadelphia citizen ought to understand what they are or aren’t voting for.

By Jemille Q. Duncan

The Price of City Council’s National Politics

Councilmembers’ attempts to legislate national politics distract them from the local issues only they can solve. They should do better.

By Jemille Q. Duncan

WATCH: Project Save Democracy with Ali Velshi

At a Citizen event this week, the MSNBC anchor talked about Ukraine, democracy, empathy — and what we all need to do to save our democracy

By Lauren McCutcheon