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The 100 Most Influential Philadelphians Right Now

fter three years of tumult, we’re in a moment of assessment as a city. Big changes loom — in our leadership, in our infrastructure, in the way we live our lives. We’re all busy picking up the pieces, seeing how they fit back together. Maybe those pieces fall into the...

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State money for after-school program

An after-school program provider that serves seven South Philly schools received a $200,000 state grant. The grant was secured by state Sen. Nikil Saval and state Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler and awarded to Sunrise of Philadelphia, a community-based out-of-school time and...

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Temple Hospital employees picket amid potential strike

Temple University Hospital employees, represented by the Pennsylvania Association of Staff and Allied Professionals and Temple Allied Professionals, picketed in front of the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center...

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Weekslong Philadelphia Museum of Art strike ends

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- On Monday at 8 a.m., employees entered the Philadelphia Museum of Art back on the job after the 19-day walkout. One worker raised a fist as he entered the museum doors. The deal was ratified on Sunday night by 99% of the union. "We feel very...

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What Socialist Politicians Can Do: An Interview with Nikil Saval

Nikil Saval was elected to the Pennsylvania State Senate in 2020. Insofar as there is a typical path to American public office, Saval didn’t follow it. The New York Times called him the “n+1 candidate” (after the magazine he used to co-edit); he was a reporter and...

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Philadelphia Museum of Art workers strike, again

Workers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art are on strike, forming a picket line early Monday morning at the museum’s North Entrance on Kelly Drive. The “wall-to-wall” union of about 180 workers from nearly every department at the museum has been negotiating for its...

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Philadelphia Museum of Art Workers Go on Strike Indefinitely

Workers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) went on strike today, September 26, as nearly two years of union negotiations have failed to yield a contract. The PMA Union staged a one-day warning strike on September 16, but now, workers say they are striking...

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Criminal justice reform promises to remove barriers, clean slates

Knowing that Pennsylvania’s criminal justice system hasn’t always been just, Governor Tom Wolf took office with a goal to limit the negative consequences of contact with the system that can follow a Pennsylvanian for a lifetime. At the NoMo Foundation in Philadelphia...

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Appeal To Delaware River Basin Fracking Ban Thrown Out By Judge

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third District threw out an appeal on Friday that contested the Delaware River Basin Commission’s ban on fracking. The appeal was dismissed for a lack of standing after being heard by a panel of three circuit judges. The appeal was...

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