Guest Commentary: How will the Next Mayor Address Mental Illness?

Local mental health advocates call on mayoral candidates to address the underlying issue that affects, crime, drugs, homelessness and growth

By Marc Pomper and Elizabeth Sinclair Hancq

Guest Commentary: Do. Learn. Change.

The executive director of an impact evaluation group distills five lessons learned in five years of helping mission-oriented organizations make real change in Philly

By Claire Robertson-Kraft

Guest Commentary: In Defense of My Friend, Darrell

A longtime developer responds to a Citizen critique of retiring City Council President Darrell Clarke

By Bart Blatstein

Guest Commentary: How To Fund Your Startup

The federal government is providing more capital to startups than ever before: here’s how Philly entrepreneurs can take advantage

By Heath Naquin

Guest Commentary: First Time Caller, Long Time Listener

Deadspin’s former editor recalls his late father’s passion for his beloved Eagles — and for WIP talk radio. How would “Big Al from Ambler” have reacted to the Super Bowl loss?

By A.J. Daulerio

Guest Commentary: What’s Next for School Funding

A longtime state politics watcher weighs in on the “morally necessary court decision” that could mean more money for local schools — but not without a fight

By Charlie Bacas

Guest Commentary: An Open Letter to Generation X

A new crop of leaders is rising in Philadelphia. A local businesswoman and city booster of a certain age calls on her peers to own their moment

By Corie Moskow

Guest Commentary: My George Santos Resume

A former state politician asks for your support for … whatever. Just don’t check his facts

By Daylin Leach