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Abolish the School Reform Commission

But, let’s slow down and get it right

(Photo Left)  The dismantling of the SRC should be more measured than dramatic.

When you run for mayor, you can get away with campaign promises that have little basis in reality and still win by a landslide. You can say...

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Re-Imagining Independence Part III

USA250: Turning our vision into reality

(Photo Left) A cohesive Independence Park experience could invigorate tourism as the Centennial Exposition did in 1876. 

In the first part of our three-part series, “Re-Imagining...

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Re-Imagining Independence Part II

Our vision of what independence looks like

(Photo Left) Our vision of an expanded Independence Park experience joined by an elevated tram.

Illustration by Salvatore Patrone.

Let’s at least give Daily News columnist Stu Bykofsky credit. At least he is trying to re-imagine...

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Imagining Independence Part I

Rethinking Independence Park…Again

(Photo Left) Park designers need to look beyond the usual gimmicks. Photo by Salvatore Patrone.

Last month it was the Mayor’s Office and the Rizzo statue. This month it is the Inquirer and Independence Park. It seems like contests to rethink...

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Don’t Take the Deal Vanessa

Don’t Take the Deal Vanessa

It’s time for an evidentiary hearing on allegations of race-based prosecution

(Photos Left) Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown won’t settle for the same deal that Louise Williams Bishop did.

State Representative Vanessa Lowery Brown...

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