Opinion

The parallel paralyses of a Brexiting Britain and a shutdown America | Trudy Rubin

Frozen legislatures, partisan blindness and lying social media have left Anglo-Saxon democracies unable to function at time of crisis.

Review

‘The Lightning Thief’ plays with fire at Merriam Theater

Based on Rick Riordan's books about a young demi-god who battles the monsters of classical mythology, this family-friendly musical blends humor, skillful puppetry, and pop music in a production that will be most attractive to Percy Jackson fans.
Review

‘The Lightning Thief’ plays with fire at Merriam Theater

Based on Rick Riordan's books about a young demi-god who battles the monsters of classical mythology, this family-friendly musical blends humor, skillful puppetry, and pop music in a production that will be most attractive to Percy Jackson fans.

Opinion

In Kensington, neighbors are using disposable cameras to show a different side of their neighborhood | Mike Newall

The photos are one way to tell the wider story of a neighborhood, an act of art and agency. An $8.95 camera became a step toward reclaiming the narrative.
Opinion

In Kensington, neighbors are using disposable cameras to show a different side of their neighborhood | Mike Newall

The photos are one way to tell the wider story of a neighborhood, an act of art and agency. An $8.95 camera became a step toward reclaiming the narrative.

Column

Wayne’s Abbi Jacobson on ‘Broad City’s’ final season: ‘There’s a finish line’ in sight, and it’s ‘very hopeful’

Her Comedy Central show with Ilana Glazer about struggling twentysomethings in New York returns Thursday with an episode in which Jacobson's character turns 30.
Column

Wayne’s Abbi Jacobson on ‘Broad City’s’ final season: ‘There’s a finish line’ in sight, and it’s ‘very hopeful’

Her Comedy Central show with Ilana Glazer about struggling twentysomethings in New York returns Thursday with an episode in which Jacobson's character turns 30.
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Opinion

Trump gets new ammo in his ongoing war with media | John Baer

A BuzzFeed story and reports of misbehaving high school kids in MAGA hats stir the pot of media credibility.

Opinion

The moral case against even $1 for Trump’s wall | Will Bunch

Trump's wall isn't about border security but the politics of hate. Dems are right not to fund it.

Opinion

Welcome to my anti-social-media world | Stu Bykofsky

Social media brings the world closer, but there are important rules of the road

Why sex expert Dr. Ruth will be hiding in plain sight in a Philly suburb tonight

Dr. Ruth will be on hand for opening night of a bio-play about her. She's also the subject of a new Hulu documentary.

Opinion

Trenton and Camden must ensure the state’s much-maligned tax incentives finish the job in the city

State tax breaks that have sparked a development boom in Camden have come under withering fire by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and others.

Opinion

City controller Rhynhart echoes my pet peeve: mismanagement at Philly animal shelter | Stu Bykofsky

City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart makes important recommendations after finding mismanagement at ACCT Philly, issues raised in a column almost a year ago

Opinion

Can Philadelphia’s new and different delegation to Harrisburg mean anything new and different for Philadelphia? | John Baer

City legislators are pushing a bold plan to fight Philly's poverty. It's a new attack on an old problem, but it's noteworthy in its unity.

Column

Citizens, Philly’s biggest bank and Phillies patron, says it’s ready for a New York bank’s assault

Bruce Van Saun, head of the biggest bank in Philadelphia, says Trump has helped boost business, and the Phillies ought to win more games this year

Opinion

The huge problem with Mueller’s Trump-Russia probe that no one talks about | Will Bunch

How 24 hours of American chaos make the case for a full-blown impeachment inquiry.

Review

'Brilliant rethinking’ of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at the Wilma Theater

Bravely experimental theater brings the star-crossed lovers into this millennium, complete with disco ball, hip-hop, and a trenchant message for right now.

Opinion

Along ‘The Alley’ in Cherry Hill, business owners look out for one another -- and for their neighbors on Route 70

Township Lane is unusual for Cherry Hill - a business block tucked between busy Route 70 and a residential area in the Erlton section. It's a quirky cluster of small, locally owned businesses that look out for each other and their neighbors.

Review

‘Oleanna’ at Independence Studio on 3: Mamet’s somewhat outmoded play, still with moments of power

Our national conversation about male-female power relations -- and their abuses -- have moved on from 1992, when this play debuted. Yet, thanks to good performances and strong staging, this production has a few almost redemptive moments of connection and power.

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