Nothing is sacred and no one is safe when the DA’s top concern is no longer stopping crime.
by Thom Nickels
While other elected officials feel themselves unaccountable to press requests, Philly Mayor Jim Kenney leads an office that regularly replies on time, even to controversial issues. In our city, that deserves some praise.
By Albert Eisenberg
For progressives, it’s the ultimate inconvenient truth: We need better, smarter policing and prosecution to combat gun violence. Eric Adams is saying that in NY. Anyone here care to agree?
By Larry Platt
With less than a month left for students to apply for a spot in one of Philadelphia’s 85 public charter schools, a dearth of new school openings is making a lengthy waitlist even longer.
By Rick Rickman
According to a number of city progressives, the Chauvin verdict wasn’t enough. In a news release, they confidently assert that our social and economic order–America–is culpable and, therefore, needs to be “tackled.”
By: Christine Flowers
‘Twas the night before Christmas in Philadelphia, and a woozy mayor is visited by the ghosts of the past, present and future.
By Christine Flowers
You wouldn’t know we’re in the midst of a murder epidemic listening to the virtual panels hosted by Philadelphia’s City Council & Mayor.
By Larry Platt
In what has become a yearly tradition, the city seeks to solve its annual budget deficit by reaching into the pockets of the citizenry.
By Kyle Sammin