Protests

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“Philly is Charlottesville” Rally Planned for Center City

Activists plan to gather on Wednesday night in Center City as part of the “Philly is Charlottesville” march and rally. Interfaith organization POWER (Philadelphians Organized […]

Independence Hall
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Hundreds of Federal Employees to Protest Proposed Funding Cuts

Hundreds of federal employees are expected to protest President Donald Trump’s proposed funding cuts in Philadelphia today. A local chapter of the American Federation of Government […]

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Philly Woman Charged With Attacking Police Horse During Protest

A woman from Philadelphia was arrested for allegedly attacking a state police horse during a protest in Harrisburg this past weekend. State police say 23-year-old […]

trump, syria
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Trump “Impeachment March” Coming to Philly

Philly activists are organizing a march to demand the impeachment of President Donald Trump. According to a Facebook event page, an “Impeachment March” from the National […]

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Free Speech on Campus, Then and Now

When I attended Philadelphia’s Charles Morris Price School of Journalism, in 1970, America was waging the Vietnam War. Students at that time were either pro-war […]

trump, syria
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OPINION: Trump’s First 100 Days Weren’t a Damn Comedy

This Saturday, Donald Trump will be celebrating his 100th day as the 45th president of the United States. So far, there’s been no action on […]

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Thousands Expected to “March for Science” on Saturday

Between 5,000 and 15,000 people are expected to “March for Science” in Philadelphia on Saturday. The Earth Day march – which is connected to a […]

toomey
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Here’s What a “Political Funeral” at Pat Toomey’s House Looks Like

Yes, there have been countless protests held for Sen. Pat Toomey – but today might’ve been the first time constituents ever organized a funeral for him. About 50 […]

Protesters outside Sen. Toomey's office
City

11 People Arrested at “Tuesdays With Toomey” Protest

Updated with a statement from Sen. Toomey’s office. Eleven people — four men, seven women — were arrested after a sit-in at Sen. Pat Toomey’s Philadelphia […]

Trump protesters
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Report: Trump Protests Cost Philly Almost $3M

The city of Philadelphia has reportedly paid almost $3M in overtime costs resulting from protests held since the inauguration of President Donald Trump. 

Protesters
City

Three Protests Scheduled for Center City This Afternoon

Three protests are scheduled for Friday afternoon in Center City. The first protest is scheduled to take place at 3 p.m. outside the main Wells […]

Business

Comcast Employees: “Immigrants Are Welcome Here”

About 48 hours after plans of a protest began to spread over an internal Slack channel, more than 600 Comcast employees in Philadelphia took to […]

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City

Anti-Trump Protest Planned for Center City Tonight

A group plans to gather outside the Fox 29 studios at 4th and Market today to protest Donald Trump. The protest will begin at 6 […]

Anti-Trump protesters
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Philly’s Protests Against Trump Are Already Paying Off

Philadelphia’s protests lat week against Donald Trump are already paying dividends. Pretty much any protest can be considered, by its nature, to be a success. […]

Trump protesters
City

Please Don’t Come Back to Philly, President Trump

A former Pizza Hut spokesman who now holds the position of president of the United States came to Philadelphia last week, and Philadelphians acted accordingly. […]