Yo, Donald, This is How You Concede an Election!

Treasurer Joe Torsella’s moving concession video after his surprising loss appeals to our better angels—and is required viewing for these times

By Larry Platt

How Trump Could Win PA Even Without the Votes

State Republican legislators are looking for ways to challenge voting in Pennsylvania to allow for a Trump victory. Philly 3.0’s engagement director breaks down what that means

By Jon Geeting

Guest Commentary: What Do We Hold In Common?

Pres. Trump's refusal to agree to a peaceful transition of power reveals the dysfunction of American politics. One local resident wonders if there is reason for optimism amidst the current terror

By Thomas Koenig

The Mensch Postulate

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

By Larry Platt

Philly’s Doomsday Election Night Scenario

A longtime political mad genius has an answer to Trump’s challenge to the legitimacy of November’s election. Oh yeah, and he just got out of prison.

By Larry Platt

Fixing Vote-By-Mail

The country can’t wait weeks for Pennsylvania to count votes in November. Thankfully, Philly 3.0’s engagement editor notes, some fixes might be on the way

By Jon Geeting

A World of Open Doors

Covid-19 and the George Floyd protests have revealed the failures of America both at home and to the rest of the world. The antidote is more openness, not less

By Ajay Raju

Guest Commentary: Remembering Ax Handle Saturday

Pres. Trump’s Republican Convention speech will be on the 60th anniversary of Jacksonville’s biggest anti-Black race riot. A local lawyer who grew up in the Florida town wants to ensure we remember the past

By Johnny Myers