economic-issues

COMMENTARY

A nurse on understaffing and moral injury: ‘You were supposed to take care of me’ | Opinion

BY: - May 22, 2022

Health care is in a crisis. We are rapidly losing nurses unwilling to work in this dysfunctional environment.

Thousands in Philly have arrests, convictions hurting job chances

BY: - May 21, 2022

The legal clinics will be conducted by Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity (PLSE) Community Legal Services (CLS) and the Defender Association of Philadelphia.

COMMENTARY

With costs rising, Pa. residents still need help from Washington and Harrisburg | Opinion

BY: - May 15, 2022

We came together during COVID-19 to take care of each other. Now's not the time to stop doing it.

COMMENTARY

What’s behind the U.S. infant formula shortage? Your questions answered | Opinion

BY: - May 13, 2022

And how to make sure that it doesn’t happen again.

Ex-offenders who complete reentry program eligible for Philly Housing Authority housing

BY: - May 4, 2022

The program, which started in 2015, has been so successful that PHA officials made the decision to expand it.

COMMENTARY

Here’s what to know about Black moms’ pandemic struggles and strengths | Opinion

BY: - May 3, 2022

I'm a Black sociologist and a mom. Really listening opened me to this breadth of experience.

Brittany Mitchell [L] and David DeVries [R], both residents of Lancaster city at a May Day rally in downtown Lancaster Pa., on Sunday 5/1/22

Lancaster residents call for workers’ rights on May Day

BY: - May 2, 2022

The event was 'a launching point for a larger arc of action to demand a fair deal for everyday working people in Lancaster County,' organizers said.

As it turns 125, an embattled W.Pa. borough looks to the future

BY: - May 2, 2022

North Braddock, a Pgh suburb, has shed population and jobs. Community leaders are looking to rebuild.

Philly City Council ‘turns the key’ on affordable housing program

BY: - April 30, 2022

The "Turn the Key" program will provide 1,000 affordable houses through City Council’s Neighborhood Preservation Initiative (NPI).

How a Philly man is fighting the city’s gun violence epidemic — one drum line at a time

BY: - April 29, 2022

The Beloved Care Project, which recently marched around Philly's university campus, aims to address the root causes of gun violence.

COMMENTARY

Automatic or the people? | Opinion

BY: - April 25, 2022

Automation is already here: What is our responsibility to the people and communities left behind?

COMMENTARY

Jackpot: Pa’s casino revenue hit an all-time high in March | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 21, 2022

Internet casino-type gaming broke the $110M mark for the first time, officials said.