It's time for them to change their mission - and to start offering medication.
When there is a great debate over our beliefs and values, it is imperative to ask questions and to think critically about the power and legacy of monuments.
Anyone who looks to a political leader for his moral True North is a fool.
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A former maintenance supervisor says he warned his bosses that maintenance reports on elevators in the Criminal Justice Center were "dummied up" to make it appear the elevators were regularly maintained.
At the end of the day, what is most important is not what the baby is being fed, it's that the baby is being fed.
The promise of equal justice under the law is not always kept by the Bureau of Administrative Adjudication, the place where you go to appeal tickets written by the Philadelphia Parking Authority. That's what Lois DelSpechio-Janke found when she went to the bureau to fight $182 worth of tickets.
The people in these neighborhoods have been promised a lot, but have received little actual help.
Frank Rizzo was a kind of white supremacist who doesn't deserve to be celebrated with a statue in front of Philadelphia's busiest government office. But a new generation of Philadelphians ought to learn about what Rizzo stood for.
The "Philly to Charlottesville" march drew a couple thousand souls who feel an increased urgency to do something about the Trump presidency and rising racism, and that silence is equal to complicity.
The processing of history is like an open wound that slowly heals only with careful debate about the often explosive issues at stake.
The scariest thing about those Charlottesville images? The baby faces.
With Pennsylvanians overwhelmingly rejecting second-trimester abortions, one would think the senator would take seriously the views of those whose votes he seeks for reelection.
The Democratic Party has suffered broadly in the middle of the country in the last few years, largely on the back of its pull left under the presidency of Barack Obama.
Let's rename Washington Avenue and tear down that statue in front of the Art Museum. George Washington was a slaveholder. Bye-bye, George.
So long as Steve Bannon is in the White House, he will fuel Trump's knee-jerk haste to attack those who oppose him and minimize any sins of extremist supporters.