More Age Diversity, Please
A young local public policy professional says adding term limits would cycle out politicians who’ve overstayed their welcome — and invite new, younger leaders into the legislative mix
Really? Republicans Are Philly’s Biggest Problem?
Amid the handwringing over the Council campaigns of Working Families Party candidates Kendra Brooks and Nicolas O’Rourke, few have asked them: What’s the political rationale for their insurgency?
What’s the Problem with David Oh?
The Republican mayoral candidate is a nice guy with progressive values, governing experience and Philly pride. And yet …
Listen: Ali Velshi On Why You Can’t be Pro-Worker if You’re Anti-Union
MSNBC anchor and Citizen Board member points out the hypocrisy and misdirection of politicians who want it both ways
Listen: Ali Velshi Compares Nepotism and Corruption, Trumps vs. Bidens
MSNBC anchor and Citizen Board member points out the differences in scope and scale of the allegations against Hunter Biden vs. those against Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner
Be Wary of “Outsiders” in Government
We know what happens when inexperienced politicians like Larry Krasner and Vivek Ramaswamy are elected to top jobs. And it isn’t good for any of us
Listen: Ali Velshi says “Bidenomics” Benefit Red States Most
MSNBC anchor and Citizen Board member says those who reject Biden and his policies are benefiting — and taking credit for — them
When Affirmative Action Was a Philly Thing
Revisiting The Philadelphia Plan — the nation’s first federal affirmative action program and the brainchild of Republicans who argued that it was good for business