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
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?
Who Is Larry Krasner?
A quick and informative look at the district attorney of Philadelphia
Guest Commentary: Turning on Krasner
A former assistant DA hired by Krasner on why he can no longer support his former boss
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
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
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
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