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This week, while eyes were drawn to Republican Governors scrambling for a place at the GOP Primary table, the new Democratic governor of Pennsylvana quietly - and decisively - started pushing a very ...
by Feadog
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Feb 13, 2015 at 12:40 PM PST with 25 Recommends
Earlier today, Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter announced that David Cohen , Executive Vice President of Comcast, will serve as senior adviser to Philly's Host Committee for the 2016 Democratic ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 09:57 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 09:19 AM PST with 21 Recommends
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been doing ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 84 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 11:26 AM PST with 63 Recommends
Unions are important to keep wages and benefits for all workers, but this is so childish and nonproductive. No wonder so many people have negative feelings about unions. (Remember Wisconsin? If ...
by auapplemac
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 07:44 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is finally ready to do the right thing. Paid sick leave is close to becoming a reality ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2015 at 09:58 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Next Friday, Opera Philadelphia will be giving its first performance of the opera Oscar , with music by Theodore Morrison and libretto by John Cox. This will be the its second round of live ...
by chingchongchinaman
Comment Count 53 comments on Sat Jan 31, 2015 at 06:31 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Here's today program on the Rick Smith Show, where working people come to talk ! Donald Cohen , Executive Director at In The Public Interest joins Rick to talk about privatization schemes in light ...
by The Rick Smith Show
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jan 30, 2015 at 12:05 PM PST with 3 Recommends
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate ...
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2015 at 08:36 PM PST with 8 Recommends
The following was crossposted from the Raging Chicken Press . Last week,
by S Kitchen
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2015 at 07:35 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Former Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham is running for mayor, but should she be focused on reforming the Reading, PA charter school over which she is chairwoman? An excerpt from my ...
by ckennedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2015 at 09:00 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Back on September 15, 2014, I reported on a gay-bashing incident that occurred in Philadelphia. And, today there was a hearing in which the judge heard arguments in the ...
by librarisingnsf
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Dec 16, 2014 at 05:22 PM PST with 41 Recommends
There is a movement afoot in Philadelphia to turn it into an "energy hub". “Philly has the ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 10:19 AM PST with 5 Recommends
I just watched a disturbing report on 60 Minutes focusing on the state of America's bridges. It painted a damning picture of federal neglect of both bridges and our interstate highways, with many ...
by DarkScholar82
Comment Count 94 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 06:12 PM PST with 63 Recommends
You may have heard about this last month , but the restaurant Girard in Philadelphia finally opened its doors this weekend. Unlike most restaurants, Girard will forego the standard tipping system, ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 08:49 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Little children roasted alive make a front page story. Dying by inches of starvation and exposure does not. -Mother Jones `````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````
by JayRaye
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Nov 22, 2014 at 11:00 AM PST with 18 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Wednesday ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Nov 18, 2014 at 11:00 AM PST with 21 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Monday ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2014 at 11:00 AM PST with 16 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Sunday ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Nov 15, 2014 at 11:00 AM PST with 32 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Saturday ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 11:00 AM PST with 15 Recommends