Ideas We Should Steal: Gun Violence Solutions
Yesterday’s shooting outside a Roxborough football game is another sign that Philadelphia is failing to staunch its rampant gun violence — despite evidence about what works. Here are some ideas.
Announcing Kenney 2.0
Jim Kenney can still reverse his legacy as a mayor who quit on his city. Here, the “Quality of Life” speech to Philadelphians he needs to make now.
Guest Commentary: How to Make Illegal Guns Kryptonite
Philly’s former district attorney has a three-step plan to get guns off the street — and reduce the record shootings — in Philly
Guest Commentary: “I want to go home. I want my brother”
A bystander of the Fourth of July shooting points out a fact of gun violence in America: Most are not mass shootings, but the everyday violence that plagues communities.
The Return of Stop and Frisk?
The debate, floated by Council President Darrell Clarke and engaged by Councilmember Jamie Gauthier, is proof that, when it comes to combatting gun violence in Philadelphia, our leaders live in a fact-free zone
Progressives vs. Safety
Philly’s former district attorney on how Larry Krasner’s progressive policies fail to prevent crime — and what we should do differently
Will the Supreme Court Bombshells Change How PA Votes?
Why are Josh Shapiro and Doug Mastriano neck and neck? Is Dr. Oz underwater? Is PA going red? Catching up with legendary political consultant Neil Oxman to understand the polling.
Guest Commentary: Guns, Abortion and the Folly of Originalism
The Supreme Court decisions on abortion and handguns are more informed by Humpty Dumpty than by sophisticated legal reasoning