Citizen Sports: Sideline Poli-Sci
Eagles coaches have long mirrored the Philly political eras in which they worked. What does that mean today?
The Letdown of the Political Memoir
Michael Nutter has written a book that raises an important question: Why?
In Defense of Politics
What do Tom Wolf, Kathleen Kane and Donald Trump have in common? None are practitioners of the art of politics. Enough with on-the-job trainees
How Philly Beat Veteran Homelessness
In two years, the city eradicated a shameful trend. Here’s how.
Wanted: A Less Pusillanimous Mayor
As the Nutter legacy tour takes off, recent events elsewhere tell us what we should be looking for in this mayor’s race
The Price of Corruption, Part Deux
The far-reaching implications of the Fattah indictment
The Lost Art
Politics are in disrepute. But recent events reveal what we need most: Leaders with old-fashioned political skill
The Shame of Our City
Council’s refusal to hold a hearing on a $1.8 billion windfall for the city is just the latest embarrassment from what was once termed “the worst legislative body in the free world.”