Numerous protests will mark July Fourth in Philly; Civil rights lawyers say decriminalizing protests is actually stifling free speech; Penn State removes a statue
On an Independence Day like no other, Philadelphia tries to restrict the spread of the coronavirus as protesters take to the streets to rally for racial and gender equality and an end to police brutality.
The coronavirus pandemic didn’t stop tourists from crowding beaches at the Jersey Shore Friday during the first day of the July 4th weekend. Hardly anyone wore masks on the sand, but sunbathers spread themselves out.
There’s growing attention to how elections are run and how the system can change outcomes. Not to mention the coronavirus pandemic.
Can independent movie theaters survive coronavirus? Two theaters in the Philly suburbs will test the waters this weekend.
The cautious reopenings will serve as test runs for the community institutions and measuring sticks for the region’s other independent cinemas.
The child-care crunch triggered by the pandemic has rapidly become a crisis for many workers and companies that is hindering the economic recovery, disproportionately harming women, and threatening to leave deep scars for years.