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Protesters Demand “No Cops at Pride” Following Arrest of Trans Activist

On Wednesday morning, Philly Socialists, alongside activist groups the Black and Brown Workers Cooperative and Philly for REAL Justice Coalition, held a press conference outside […]

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State Rep. Brian Sims Flipping Off the VP: Heroic Gesture or Stupid Stunt?

In a 2016 speech endorsing then presidential-candidate Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama offered a motto: When they go low, we go high. It appears Pennsylvania Rep. Brian […]

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Hundreds Flood Rittenhouse to Protest Pence in Philly

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Rittenhouse Square to give Mike Pence a true Philadelphia welcome on Tuesday evening. The vice president arrived around 5 p.m. to […]

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Anti–Gun Violence Advocates to Rally on Art Museum Steps

For the third year in a row, Philadelphians will gather on the steps of the Art Museum on Monday to rally against gun violence. The […]

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Sit-In Planned for Haters of the LOVE Park Redesign

It’s safe to say that the recent redesign of LOVE Park, one of Philly’s foremost public spaces, hasn’t been too well received by locals. The […]

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PHOTOS: The 10 Best Signs From Philly’s March for Our Lives

Thousands gathered in Old City on Saturday — as many more organized around the nation — for the March for Our Lives against gun violence. The […]

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Here Are the Details for Philly’s “March for Our Lives” Against Gun Violence

Thousands of people are expected to gather in Old City on Saturday for the “March for Our Lives” rally against gun violence. The demonstration, which […]

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Penn, Temple Tell Prospective Students That Protesting Won’t Affect Admission

In response to a growing concern from applicants, several Philadelphia-area colleges and universities have used social media as a platform to reiterate their support for […]

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Philly to Host “March for Our Lives” Anti-Gun Violence Rally

Less than two weeks have passed since the horrific mass shooting in Parkland, Florida. Those looking to stand against gun violence will have the opportunity to […]

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Cycling Advocates Plan Another Human Bike Lane to Protest Latest Crash

Following the second serious crash involving a truck and a cyclist in Center City in less than a month, protesters have planned another human bike […]

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The Unpatriotic Cynicism of the NFL’s Salute to Service

If you’re among the Philadelphians who view watching an Eagles game the same way some folks view breathing, you know that this is Salute To […]

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Pa. State Rep: I’ll Run Over Protesters Who Block Traffic

Meet Pa. State Rep. Aaron Bernstine. If you’d never heard of him, now you have: he’s the Republican state legislator who said in a tweet […]

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OPINION: The Rizzo Statue Should Stand as a Monument to Human Imperfection

One cannot look at the Frank Rizzo statue in front of the Municipal Services Building without catching a glimpse of the nearby Jacques Lipchitz sculpture, […]

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Pa. Senate Bill Would Force Protesters to Pay for Rallies

A Pa. Senate bill introduced earlier this month would force some protesters to foot the bill for costs connected to rallies. Under state Senate bill 754, protesters who […]

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Photos: Thousands Gather for “Philly is Charlottesville” Rally

Police say more than two thousand people flooded the city’s streets on Wednesday night for the “Philly is Charlottesville” march against racism. Interfaith organization POWER (Philadelphians Organized to Witness, […]