Catto helped lead a fight to integrate the horse-drawn streetcars in Philadelphia, succeeded to integrate public transportation throughout the state and recruited black troops to fight in the Civil War...
Funding pre-K is a good start to ending poverty in Philadelphia, but more must be done.
In less than three years, natural gas pipeline profiteers have ripped away the Pinelands' protections and opened the gates for even more intrusions to the environmentally fragile area.
To grasp the enormity of the taxpayer contribution to pensions, consider that for every dollar the city collects, 15 cents goes to pensions.
The looming repeal of Obamacare would hurt millions and makes absolutely no sense, unless you understand the dark forces driving today's GOP.
When the world feels unkind, do we try to be kinder to one another?
Whether traditional schools or charters, public schools need to do a better job of taking care of our children.
Comprehensive corporate tax reform - a package that includes both a lower tax rate and the immediate write-off of capital expenses - could increase American wages by even more than 20 percent, according to some estimates.
Technologies that radically reduce intermediaries and other barriers to entry into society's conversation mean that ignorance, incompetence, and intellectual sociopathy are no longer barriers.
Amazon's email faux pas: Just another reminder that people are very curious about my womb.
Banks can be left with homes that have no value other than the land they sit on. They hold, say, a $200,000 mortgage for a waterlogged home now worth about half that. The result is massive risk and pending losses for banks.
Bergen was the best-known student on campus. I never knew her well, but I knew her. But Trump? Never heard of him.
Trump U.N. speech confuses harsh rhetoric with policy.
"The John Birch Society wants less government, more individual responsibility and with God's help, a better world," says Affleck, 52.
That fact is deeply upsetting, but the opioid crisis won't end until we acknowledge it and change our ways.
A daring proposal just might appeal to a daring company.