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Gathering in Clark Park to mourn the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and to begin to work for solutions. Methodist Bishop Peggy Johnson weighs in on case.
Aug 24 2014 - 5:59pm
Rally for Gaza at Love Park. Claims have been made that citizens of Gaza do not support Hamas. Gazans do not agree with that assertion.
Aug 4 2014 - 11:33pm
There are such things as small terrorist groups that do a lot of harm and lack any significant social or political support. It may well be that such groups can be defeated by counter-terrorism operations.
Other so-called terrorist groups are more organic, growing out of the profound suffering and grievances of a whole population. Such groups may deploy terror (attacks by non-state actors on non-combatants), but they aren’t actually just terrorist groups. They are insurgencies.
Jul 18 2014 - 7:22pm
Glenn Davis is the Chair of the Philadelphia Green Party and is running to be the Representative for the strongly Democratic 190th Pennsylvania House of Representative district. His campaign is currently in the process of getting signatures and the real campaign will commence once that's done. Is there any chance he'll be a spoiler and that splitting the liberal vote will result in a Republican Representative? Happily, there are no Republicans running for that district, so a vote for Davis and the Green Party is a free vote.
Jul 5 2014 - 7:58pm
Thursday, June 19, 4:30 pm 15th & Market Streets, Philadelphia
Sponsored by the ANSWER Coalition, Philly Against War (affiliate of the United National Antiwar Coalition), and International Action Center.
Jun 18 2014 - 6:45am
The Philadelphia Gay Pride Parade of 2014 had 173 separate groups marching in it this year. The Vets For Peace group was number 26 and my church group, FUMCOG, was around 50 or so. Photos from Bear Hiker, a member of Veterans For Peace.
Jun 10 2014 - 12:05am
The Martin A Droll Memorial Foundation & College Scholarship Fund for at risk youth who want to pursue a secondary education in civics social justice science and the arts.
Jun 2 2014 - 7:11am
Liz Arnold, a resident of West Philadelphia, puts the report in perspective. "As someone who lost a family member to gambling addiction, by suicide,” says Arnold, “I think they could have spent that $153,000 on a study of gambling addiction instead of this industry wish-list."
May 8 2014 - 9:26am
As the situation on Europe’s Eastern frontier degenerates predictably, awareness of the millennial violent history between Poles and Ukrainians is indispensable to any understanding. The phrase ‘they share a long history’ does not come close to elucidating what is happening today.
Apr 22 2014 - 9:32pm
We held a Beef & Beer Fund-raiser for the May Day observance that will be held at Elmwood Park (South 71st and Buist Philadelphia PA 19153) on Saturday 3 May. Excellent event!
Apr 7 2014 - 9:34pm