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.
There was already ample video evidence that proved the police narrative about what happened during the I-676 tear-gassing was untrue. It took a report from the New York Times for city officials to admit it.
Thousands of Philadelphians have already lost their jobs due to the virus. Now, in what forecasters say will be an extremely hot summer, many are at risk of having their electricity shut off.
Like a lot of people, Main Line multimillionaire David Magerman believes Google, Facebook and other tech giants are using our private data to manipulate the world. Unlike a lot of people, he’s come up with a radical plan to fight back.
Following more than a week of intense national demonstrations, the Mayor has unveiled a list of reform proposals. Local activists protesting police brutality don’t think he goes nearly far enough.
Setting aside the obvious medical malfeasance, there is a deeper illness inside the Republican caucus.
Saval, a former magazine editor and founding member of Reclaim Philadelphia, was planning to take on 12-year incumbent Larry Farnese with an army of door-knockers. Now he’s doing it over Zoom.