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The Unpatriotic Cynicism of the NFL’s Salute to Service

If you’re among the Philadelphians who view watching an Eagles game the same way some folks view breathing, you know that this is Salute To […]

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Pa. State Rep: I’ll Run Over Protesters Who Block Traffic

Meet Pa. State Rep. Aaron Bernstine. If you’d never heard of him, now you have: he’s the Republican state legislator who said in a tweet […]

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OPINION: The Rizzo Statue Should Stand as a Monument to Human Imperfection

One cannot look at the Frank Rizzo statue in front of the Municipal Services Building without catching a glimpse of the nearby Jacques Lipchitz sculpture, […]

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Pa. Senate Bill Would Force Protesters to Pay for Rallies

A Pa. Senate bill introduced earlier this month would force some protesters to foot the bill for costs connected to rallies. Under state Senate bill 754, protesters who […]

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Photos: Thousands Gather for “Philly is Charlottesville” Rally

Police say more than two thousand people flooded the city’s streets on Wednesday night for the “Philly is Charlottesville” march against racism. Interfaith organization POWER (Philadelphians Organized to Witness, […]

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“Philly is Charlottesville” Rally Planned for Center City

Activists plan to gather on Wednesday night in Center City as part of the “Philly is Charlottesville” march and rally. Interfaith organization POWER (Philadelphians Organized […]

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Hundreds of Federal Employees to Protest Proposed Funding Cuts

Hundreds of federal employees are expected to protest President Donald Trump’s proposed funding cuts in Philadelphia today. A local chapter of the American Federation of Government […]

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Philly Woman Charged With Attacking Police Horse During Protest

A woman from Philadelphia was arrested for allegedly attacking a state police horse during a protest in Harrisburg this past weekend. State police say 23-year-old […]

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Trump “Impeachment March” Coming to Philly

Philly activists are organizing a march to demand the impeachment of President Donald Trump. According to a Facebook event page, an “Impeachment March” from the National […]

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Free Speech on Campus, Then and Now

When I attended Philadelphia’s Charles Morris Price School of Journalism, in 1970, America was waging the Vietnam War. Students at that time were either pro-war […]

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OPINION: Trump’s First 100 Days Weren’t a Damn Comedy

This Saturday, Donald Trump will be celebrating his 100th day as the 45th president of the United States. So far, there’s been no action on […]

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Thousands Expected to “March for Science” on Saturday

Between 5,000 and 15,000 people are expected to “March for Science” in Philadelphia on Saturday. The Earth Day march – which is connected to a […]

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Here’s What a “Political Funeral” at Pat Toomey’s House Looks Like

Yes, there have been countless protests held for Sen. Pat Toomey – but today might’ve been the first time constituents ever organized a funeral for him. About 50 […]

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11 People Arrested at “Tuesdays With Toomey” Protest

Updated with a statement from Sen. Toomey’s office. Eleven people — four men, seven women — were arrested after a sit-in at Sen. Pat Toomey’s Philadelphia […]

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Report: Trump Protests Cost Philly Almost $3M

The city of Philadelphia has reportedly paid almost $3M in overtime costs resulting from protests held since the inauguration of President Donald Trump.