Guest Commentary: We Can Breathe Cleaner Air
The EPA is granting $20 million to help communities monitor air pollution. Now is the time, a clean air advocate urges, for Philly to take action.
Guest Commentary: Why Taxpayers Should Fund News
The Citizen's co-founder argued that a government bailout of newspapers was a bad idea. Penn’s chief innovation officer and board member of the Lenfest Institute for Journalism disagrees
Guest Commentary: A Right to Diapers
A bill co-sponsored by Sen. Casey would help the one-third of American families who struggle to buy diapers for their babies. Passing it is good health, safety and economic sense, say the leaders of a local children’s charity
Guest Commentary: The Day We Fled Kabul
An Afghan refugee who worked for the U.S. government relates his family's harrowing experience fleeing the Taliban, making their way to the U.S.—and finding a welcoming home in Philadelphia
Guest Commentary: “What Do You Think We Should Do?”
The co-founder of the B Corp movement has a challenge—and an invitation—for his fellow White men in these racially challenging times
Guest Commentary: The Folly of Philly’s Driving Equality Bill
As cities around the country work to protect residents from traffic accidents, a local resident contends a new bill passed by City Council makes walkers—and drivers—less safe
Guest Commentary: Sprinting Toward Gomorrah
A woman’s rape on the El—while other riders did nothing but hold up their cameras—forces a Gen Z’er to confront the dehumanizing consequences of lives lived on social media.
Guest Commentary: Vote “Yes” to More Housing Trust Funds
Ballot Question #4 this fall asks Philly voters to approve more money for affordable housing. The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations says it’s what we need now.