It’s the Pragmatism, Stupid!
We asked 15 historians to rank Philly's leaders throughout time. As Election Day approaches, our mayoral candidates — and voters — could learn a lot from the results
Guest Commentary: Why Ed Rendell is For Rhynhart
The former mayor and governor's endorsement includes advice and a challenge on how to govern Philadelphia
Ed Rendell, Unlikely Reformer
On the eve of the 2023 mayor’s race, a new book by a renowned Drexel professor and grandson of a legendary mayor charts how change happens in Philly. In this excerpt, one man’s force of will in the 90s averts catastrophe
“We Only Have One Mayor”
Former Governor Ed Rendell and Congressman Dwight Evans voice their concerns for the state of Philadelphia
All the Right Rights
The Rendell Center’s annual citizenship contest asked what the First Amendment means to fourth and fifth graders across the region. Their answers gave hope for America
Resurrecting The Happy Warrior
Ed Rendell’s endorsement of a young Indiana mayor to head the Democratic Party is a much-needed answer to the status quo
The Party’s Over
This weekend, our state power brokers will gather in NYC for the lavish Pennsylvania Society. But isn't it time the tradition moved to PA, as two Governors suggest?
Max Tuttleman Wants to Wage War on Heroin
The up-and-coming philanthrocapitalist wants to get overdose reversal drug Narcan to addicts throughout the city. What could be so hard?