How Philly Sees Philly: The Angriest Neighborhood of All
The latest polling data from A Greater Philadelphia showed dissatisfaction is high among city residents. Guess who's most unhappy?
The Fix: Is City Council Anti-Democratic?
The public corruption trial of Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and a lawsuit against Councilwoman Jamie Gauthier puts the practice of councilmanic prerogative on trial
Suing the State
City Council wants the state to get out of its way of enacting new gun laws. Smart strategy, or a waste of time?
The Fix: R.I.P Councilmanic Prerogative
Every councilperson convicted of a crime in Philly since 1981 committed offenses related to councilmanic prerogative. There is, Philly 3.0’s engagement director says, another way: Planning
The Fix: Let The Sun Shine
The indictment of Councilman Kenyatta Johnson is just the latest example of Philly’s most pressing political problem: Transactionalism
Kenyatta’s Gentrification Blame Game
The Councilman says his opponent is responsible for soaring home prices in South Philly. But as Philly 3.0's engagement director notes, he's the one with the power
The Fix: The Real Problem with Corrupt Land Sales? City Council
As Philly 3.0's engagement director notes, reform is hampered by Council's refusal to grapple with its own worst impulses
The Fix: Shifting the Blame
In the wake of a land sale scandal, Councilman Kenyatta Johnson has tried to take attention off himself. As Philly 3.0’s engagement director notes, that’s part of the problem