Philly leaders should make affordable housing a reality in Passyunk Square | Opinion

Creating affordable housing does have a cost: developers will expect to pay less for a property that must meet these requirements. However, a commitment to affordable housing will create decades of value.

Can Philadelphia stop the bloodshed? Here’s where Kenney’s latest plan could help | Editorial

Mayor Kenney’s plan is the most comprehensive in recent memory but also painfully long overdue.

Can Philadelphia stop the bloodshed? Here’s where Kenney’s latest plan could help | Editorial

Mayor Kenney’s plan is the most comprehensive in recent memory but also painfully long overdue.

Trump is an almost inexpressibly sad specimen | George Will

The ubiquity of Trump's outpourings in the media's outpourings gives American life its current claustrophobic feel.

Trump is an almost inexpressibly sad specimen | George Will

The ubiquity of Trump's outpourings in the media's outpourings gives American life its current claustrophobic feel.

Miss America pageant has a chance to make things right. Here’s how | Opinion

What the pageant needs now are entrepreneurial leaders with accomplished resumes who are not self-serving and short-sighted.

Miss America pageant has a chance to make things right. Here’s how | Opinion

What the pageant needs now are entrepreneurial leaders with accomplished resumes who are not self-serving and short-sighted.
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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.

MLK Day Mud Fight

Daily takes from Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Signe Wilkinson.

Reflections on `Roe v. Wade': Two Philly women on why abortion was the right choice for them | Opinion

Signe Espinoza and Jennifer Brank share their stories.

A Syrian Kurdish leader explains why sudden U.S. troop withdrawal could bring slaughter and ISIS return | Trudy Rubin

Encouraged by Trump's unexpected retreat, ISIS kills four Americans, while Turkey prepares to invade northern Syria and smash America's Kurdish allies.

It’s time to give back rights to very young humans | Opinion

The common sense debate Americans should be having is over how our country, one of the most privileged societies in human history, can create a broad social safety net to ensure that no unexpectedly pregnant woman is encouraged to abort her child.

Decades after `Roe,' black women are still denied reproductive justice | Opinion

Roe v. Wade characterized a woman’s right to end a pregnancy as “fundamental,” but that hasn’t stopped laws that push abortion out of reach for poor women, young people, and people of color across the country, including here in Pennsylvania.

After 16 years as a federal employee, the government shutdown persuaded me to change careers | Opinion

If job stability is the one thing that working for the federal government can no longer guarantee, then why am I still working for them?

Philly’s future lies in our ability to leverage local talents to build a better city | Opinion

January is Economic Mobility Action Month in Philadelphia, which makes this a good time to discuss the challenges faced by many area residents.

Government shutdown isn’t just inconvenient — it’s traumatic | Editorial

The shutdown adds a new layer of stress and trauma to the lives of millions of families. Our city is especially vulnerable.

Women’s March

Daily takes from Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Signe Wilkinson.

Fake news FAQ: What it is, how to spot it, and what can be done | Opinion

Fake news is a term that's become popular today, but what does the term actually mean? And how pervasive is it?

Toxic masculinity is a myth

Masculinity is not toxic. It’s normal, it’s human, and it’s good. We need to remember that, despite what Madison Avenue or #MeToo wants us to believe.

Nancy Pelosi is lying about the State of the Union | Marc Thiessen

Never in the history of our Republic has the House speaker invited, and then disinvited, a sitting president from addressing a joint session of Congress.

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