Event: A Conversation with Ali Velshi and Richard Vague

At a Citizen members event at the Fitler Club, the MSNBC host and the philanthropist/businessman talked about the economy, politics and the goodness of Americans

Hahnemann Hypocrisy

Despite the rhetoric of Mayor Kenney, Helen Gym, and Bernie Sanders, the hospital’s fiscal woes are not new. What did they know and when did they know it?

By Larry Platt

Why Do Council Side Gigs Matter?

Councilman Bobby Henon is arguing that his union work was legal as he seeks a dismissal of his corruption charges. That, Philly 3.0’s engagement director points out, is exactly the problem

By Jon Geeting

Competition, Cronyism, Corruption

Our same old capitalist system is causing new and more worrisome problems—including life or death. It doesn’t have to be that way

By Ajay Raju

Is Gerrymandering Here to Stay?

A Supreme Court ruling last week seemed to end the dream of non-partisan electoral districting. So why is the state’s chief reformer not worried?

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

To Grow Or Not To Grow

Helen Gym, Allan Domb, the Chamber and other stakeholders are all talking about “inclusive growth.” What might that look like here?

By Larry Platt

Election? What election?

Since we went to the polls, it’s been business as usual in city government. Does it have to be?

By Larry Platt

Guest Commentary: Protect the Vote

Some Commissioner candidates urge the City to rethink its planned purchase of expensive, possibly unsafe voting machines

By Five City Commissioner Candidates