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How a 22-year-old CEO with virtually no health-care experience got picked to run the first mass vaccination clinic in Philadelphia.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the Return of the Philly Orchestra, Crowdless Concert Halls, and Good Silence
The Philly Orchestra Conductor is set to kick off the ensemble’s new season with a livestreamed performance at the Mann Center on Wednesday night.
Do Democrats Want to Be Right, Or Do They Want to Win?
Once again, the moral case for defeating Trump isn’t sticking. With a month until the election, it’s time for Dems to take a different approach.
Here’s Where You Can Vote in Person Before Election Day
The City Commissioners have opened 17 “satellite election offices” where you can register to vote and cast a ballot — technically a mail-in ballot — before Election Day.
Michelle Brown Says the Plymouth Meeting Whole Foods Was a Horribly Racist Place to Work
She claims that white customers and white employees treated her and other persons of color with racial hostility on numerous occasions.
This South Philly Artist Is Turning Her Block Into a Get-Out-the-Vote Art Exhibit
“VOTE: A Window Exhibition in South Philly” opens on Iseminger Street this Friday.
Here’s What Philly Had to Say the Day After Trump Won the 2016 Election
From a young Trump-voting person of color who doesn’t support “dumb shit” like welfare to an old white man who sad-cried when he woke up to the news in the morning.
An unfiltered, unvarnished look at what “till death do us part” means now.
U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain Is Proof That, One Way or Another, Trumpism Will Live on Past the Election
The crusading federal prosecutor is a stickler for the rule of law — except, apparently, when it comes to those at the very top.
Best Thing This Week: The Summer From Hell Is Over
Fall can only be better, right? Right?!?
A Philly Teacher Opens Up About What Really Happens in the Online Classroom
Ninth-grade history teacher Emily Simpson on Zoom technical difficulties, online classes of 30-plus students, 12-hour work days, and the occasional feel-good moments amid all the chaos.
The Problem With “Feed Fatigue” and Other Excuses White People Make for Remaining Racist
White support for Black Lives Matter has been declining as we get closer to Election Day. Could a retreat to empathy — instead of the pursuit of more radical demands — be to blame?
The Liberal Philadelphia Weekly May Become a Conservative Alt-Weekly
When you can’t beat ’em, join ’em?
The company is offering a lesson in adaptability and community partnerships during the pandemic.
Here Are All the Ways You Can Cast Your Ballot in the General Election
A pandemic is not an excuse to skip voting. These are the five options — including by mail and in person methods — that you have to get your ballot in.
Novelist Jennifer Weiner on Mask Shaming, Virtual Book Tours, and the Toxic Side of Social Media
The Queen Village-based writer is one of America’s most popular novelists.
City Council’s Curtis Jones Jr. Talks Dangerous Missions, Closing Prisons and His Green Thumb
The fourth-term representative of Philly’s Fourth District on why November’s election will be closer than we think.
Best Thing This Week: Trump’s Philly Town-Hall Disaster
It was fitting that his pitiful performance took place here in Philly, where a set of other ordinary citizens, 244 years ago, willed the Great American Experiment into being.