Dougherty may well harbor hopes that his legal problems will go away if Biden becomes the next president.
By Mark Mix
The secret ballot is too important and too crucial to our democracy to let go of due to convenience or the shifts of political winds. We must be wary and safeguard it.
By Howard Lurie
While most of City Council stays silent as law enforcement are vilified — and signs off on bills to prevent police funding increases — the vast majority of members are receiving private police protection.
By Todd Shepherd
What can be done about Philadelphia’s corrupting ‘Councilmanic Prerogative’? How can an informal practice be outlawed, especially when the people who could outlaw it are the ones who benefit from it?
A compulsive attachment to disposable artifacts of the relatively recent past is a prerequisite of any claim to being a real Philadelphian.
By Josh Gohlke