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

By R. Seth Williams

Ideas We Should Steal Revisited: Democracy Vouchers

In Seattle, giving residents cash vouchers to support political candidates has increased participation from both voters and candidates. Could it do the same in Philly?

By Quinn O'Callaghan

Who Is Larry Krasner?

A quick and informative look at the district attorney of Philadelphia

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff

Guest Commentary: Turning on Krasner

A former assistant DA hired by Krasner on why he can no longer support his former boss

By Thomas C. Mandracchia

Krasner, Revealed

A well-reported Inquirer story about an exodus from the D.A.’s office and a PBS documentary series tell us who our district attorney really is—and why that’s hurting Philly

By Larry Platt

Turning the Tide on Gun Violence… Everywhere But Philly

Some big city mayors are saying enough is enough and are—finally—doubling down on smart policing and prosecution. Here in Philly? Not so much

By Larry Platt

The Real Story Behind Philly’s Violence Epidemic

D.A. Larry Krasner is in denial, the mayor has thrown up his hands, and the police commissioner has gone MIA. But maybe the ultimate solution to our historic scourge of violence lies beyond them, anyway

By Larry Platt

Leadership Malpractice

The sniping and pettiness this week among Mayor Kenney, District Attorney Krasner and Council President Clarke advertises why they’re failing at curbing gun violence

By Larry Platt