Watch: Mayors Michael Nutter and Kasim Reed
The fiery ex-mayors shared important lessons for successfully leading American cities at our annual Ideas We Should Steal Festival. For starters: You have to take care of the basics.
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 we did it.
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