Zoë Kirsch

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Here’s What You Missed at Last Night’s Lively Town Hall on the Latino Vote

Dozens gathered at Commerce Square for the conversation hosted by Al Día.

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Trends: Gun Ownership in Philly

Mass shootings have a history of spooking Americans into buying guns — and it’s no different here.

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Lots of Philly Sidewalks Were a Snow-Covered Mess Last Week

The city could do more to clear sidewalks after blizzards. Here’s how.

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City Hall Says 80% of Philly Streets Are Now Drivable

But that doesn’t mean blacktop is visible on all of them.

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Supreme Court Gives Hundreds of Philly Juvenile Lifers a Chance at Parole

The ruling is welcome news for justice reform activists, but victims’ advocates say they’re "walking on eggshells."

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Fix It: The Old, Forgotten Barricades Littering Philly Streets

Police don’t always remove them. So they stick around for weeks — even months — on end.

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The No-Bullshit Guide to Community Schools

A clear-eyed look at the latest education buzzword.

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Good Ol’ Facts Challenge the Ferguson Effect

A new report has found the U.S. is not, in fact, in the midst of a crime wave.

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2 Years After City’s Big Anti-Poverty Push Began, Little Has Changed

The problem is huge, and the fight will be a long one.

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Lawsuit: PA Denying Timely Treatment and Trial for Mentally Ill Defendants

ACLU says many patients languish in jail for more than a year before receiving the health care treatment needed to stand trial.

Malcolm Gladwell. Photo | Kris Krug
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Malcolm Gladwell to Penn Students:

Would you go to Penn if you couldn’t tell people you went to Penn?

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5 Worst Things to Wash Up on the Jersey Shore, Human Foot Edition

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Chuck Klosterman Coming to Philly to Discuss Villains

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Expert: Philadelphia Is a Model for the Nation