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In a Philly Mag exclusive, the trailblazing Democratic VP nominee opens up about tackling gun violence and homelessness, her criminal justice record, college debt, and why a vote for Biden is more than a vote against Trump.
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.
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?
An unfiltered, unvarnished look at what “till death do us part” means now.
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.
Fired Philly Cop Says His Support for Black Lives Matter Led to Threats and Harassment
Bryan Turner claims one Philly cop told him he hoped Turner would get “caught in the line of fire.”
The company is offering a lesson in adaptability and community partnerships during the pandemic.
Philly Is Seriously Lagging in Its Census Response. That Could Be a Very Costly Problem.
For each Philly resident who fails to fill out the form, the city loses an estimated $20,000 of federal funding over the next decade. Fortunately, it’s not too late. Here’s what to do.
Dear Eagles Fans: Say Goodbye to Tailgating
The city is cutting off access to some South Philly streets and enforcing a strict no-tailgating policy at FDR Park.
South Philly Roofer Faces Outrage After Telling Black Man to Go Back Where He Came From
The confrontation actually started hours earlier over, yes, a parking dispute.
I Fear the Encampment Crisis Could End Up Like the MOVE Bombing
Current efforts by law enforcement to force the city’s most vulnerable residents from the Parkway are starting to feel like a recipe for disaster — and hark back to one of Philadelphia’s darkest days.