With 92 percent approval, the union issued a list of demands — chief among them the guaranteed right to opt out of in-person teaching this fall. The Temple admin says that’s not the majority staff opinion.
We can’t say we’re all that disappointed by the news. Plus: Parents don’t want to send their kids back to Philly public schools, and why a convicted Abscam politician has caught the attention of the feds yet again.
Competing sets of facts, allegations of survey fraud, and testimony from no fewer than two disgraced Philly politicians.
Plus: The cops fired for racist Facebook posts can’t even file a lawsuit protesting their termination without being racist.
Plus: Attorney General Josh Shapiro has threats of his own for the federal government, and Citizens Bank Park is opening back up to the public … for concerts.
The not-so-slow lurch of authoritarianism gets one step closer to Philly. Plus: Fauci’s coronavirus pessimism and signs that another Hollywood A-list movie is on its way to shoot in Philly.
Not that the caliber of competition is very high. Plus: how to cool down during the first high heat emergency of the summer, and a behind-the-scenes peek into Sixers forward Matisse Thybulle’s life in the NBA bubble.
Do professors feel comfortable returning to teach on campus this fall? That depends on whom you ask — the administration or the faculty.
Philly has had large and contentious protests, yet the Mayor’s proposed reforms are less radical than those considered in other cities. Penn professor Daniel Gillion explains why that’s not necessarily the end of the story.
Starr Restaurants, the Barnes Foundation, Pat’s Steaks, Friends’ Central, Boyds, the Kline & Specter personal injury law firm, and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia all received at least $150,000 (and sometimes a good bit more).
The former Cigna insurance executive has been firing off righteous screeds against his old industry on Twitter, outlining just how broken the system is amid the pandemic.
In the wake of the Mayor’s violent response to the George Floyd protests and his recent budget proposal, we checked in with his former endorsers, and other progressive groups, to find out what they’re thinking today.