What do we tell our children about President Trump?

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It never really hits you in the gut until you think about your own kids. The horrific reality of 9/11 didn't fully sink in for me -- so focused... Read more

Was spirit of '76 (and Bruce) enough to put Hillary over top?

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What better place to stage the star-studded grand finale of what’s teetered between a cheesy TV reality show and a battle-to-the-death... Read more

In election aftermath, everything isn't meant to be OK

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Welcome to a new kind of tension. All across the alienation. Where everything isn't meant to be okay -- Green Day, American Idiot If you... Read more

The 2016 election dog that didn't bark...yet

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It's hard to believe what I was thinking, back in February, might soon trigger what I called "an American civil war." (Which would actually... Read more

Why this 'inconvenienced' SEPTA rider totally supports the strike

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Nobody has to tell me that the SEPTA strike, now nearing the end of its second day, is a pain. Like a lot of folks reading this, I'm living... Read more

Can our busted politics fix the broken minimum wage?

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When I spoke with South Philadelphia's Terek Williams the other night, we didn't know yet know about Hillary Clinton's latest email sinkhole... Read more

That Hillary 'bombshell' was just the implosion of U.S. democracy

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I'm lucky. I've never been in a war zone, as a journalist or a civilian. I've never stood at the drapes of a darkened hotel window and watched... Read more

Hillary, Wall Street, #NoDAPL (and some Trump, too)

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Tonight's blog post is actually a tweetstorm! Go to Twitter and check it out! Read more