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City Life

Seattle Will Now Be Taxing Its Rich. Should Philly Be Doing the Same?

Looks like the city of Seattle’s at it again. Despite a recent independent study conducted by the University of Washington that found that the city’s […]

City Life

You Know Who’s Not Working This Summer? Teenagers.

Teenagers are not working like they used to. New data shows that the number of teens with a job while in still in school has […]


10 Big Ideas to Solve Philly’s Looming Jobs Crisis

There is in this city a coming-of-age narrative — the Story of Philadelphia’s Rise — and unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know […]


Report: Philly’s Gender Pay Gap is Smaller than the National Average But Still Not Good

Despite constant backlash from, well, everyone, the gender pay gap still plagues much of our nation’s female workforce. And although the Philadelphia metro rises above […]


Here’s How Much Spending Power Immigrants Hold in Philly

If last week’s national “Day Without Immigrants” boycott wasn’t enough to signal the impact of immigrants on the economy, a data map released on Tuesday […]


Report: 5 Ways the Obamacare Repeal Will Slam Pa.’s Economy

On the first day of his presidency, Donald Trump issued an executive order to start rolling back the Affordable Care Act, and the repeal will […]


QVC Laying Off 220, Shipping Jobs to Poland

QVC is laying off 220 people as it ships parts of its HR, IT, finance and legal departments to Krakow, Poland. Approximately 100 people at the […]


No, the Economy Isn’t Plunging Into a Recession

The S&P 500 got off to one of its worst starts in history this year. While many are preparing for another significant economic downturn, at […]


How to Take UberPOOL and Not Kill the Other Passenger

If you took an UberX this weekend, you probably found yourself staring at an Uber app that looked a lot like this: If that confused […]


Philly Adding Bachelor’s Degrees at Second-Highest Rate in U.S.

Philadelphia’s population is much more educated than it was just four years ago — but it’s still got plenty of room for improvement compared to other […]


UberPOOL Launching in Philly on Friday

Ready to share that Uber with a complete stranger? If so, you’ll be looking at a much cheaper ride. UberPOOL is launching on Friday in Philadelphia. It allows riders to […]


5 Things to Know about Darrell Clarke’s Massive Jobs Plan

On Inauguration Day, City Council President Darrell Clarke announced in a semi-mayoral speech that he would soon unveil an energy savings program that would create more than 10,000 […]


Philly is 3rd Worst City for Job Growth, Says CareerBuilder

Philadelphia may have added 30,875 jobs from 2014 to 2015, but it was still the third-worst city for job growth in the United States, according to […]


Philly Ranks 5th on Huffington Post List of Top Tech Cities

Philadelphia’s tech scene got some nice recognition in a new Huffington Post article ranking the top 10 cities that techies should consider moving to in […]


1,300 Layoffs for Northeast Philly’s Cardone Industries

Cardone Industries plans to lay off more than 1,300 workers in Philadelphia. Cardone is an auto parts re-manufacturer, meaning it re-engineers parts for cars and trucks to […]