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Does this liberal chief justice have a cure for corporate America?

Strine’s legal reform program for U.S. business — listed in a paper titled “Toward Fair and Sustainable Capitalism” — go beyond interpretation of existing law.
Column

Does this liberal chief justice have a cure for corporate America?

Strine’s legal reform program for U.S. business — listed in a paper titled “Toward Fair and Sustainable Capitalism” — go beyond interpretation of existing law.

Opinion

If there’s something wrong in your West Philly neighborhood, who you gonna call? These guys. | Helen Ubiñas

Tired of seeing their neighbors surrender to crime and blight, a group of men stepped up.
Opinion

If there’s something wrong in your West Philly neighborhood, who you gonna call? These guys. | Helen Ubiñas

Tired of seeing their neighbors surrender to crime and blight, a group of men stepped up.

Column

We don’t spend enough time eating together and actually listening to each other | Jenice Armstrong

On Thursday, I was reminded of how important it is to do that thanks to a three-year-old initiative sponsored by the Philadelphia Foundation called On the Table. The 101-year-old philanthropic foundation arranged for about 6,000 people to gather in groups around the region and talk.
Column

We don’t spend enough time eating together and actually listening to each other | Jenice Armstrong

On Thursday, I was reminded of how important it is to do that thanks to a three-year-old initiative sponsored by the Philadelphia Foundation called On the Table. The 101-year-old philanthropic foundation arranged for about 6,000 people to gather in groups around the region and talk.
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Trump’s delusions on Syria prove he is a danger to American security | Trudy Rubin

Our republic is endangered by a president who is ill-informed about our Kurdish allies and other critical issues, and is susceptible to the lies of autocrats.

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That Nancy Pelosi Twitter picture with Trump: Can we have some more of that? | Maria Panaritis

President Trump posted the photo to mock the most powerful woman in the country. It’s a trick that may no longer work.

Opinion

I’ve had enough: I’m done with the Republican Party | Christine Flowers

Following news from Syria, columnist Christine Flowers switches her voter registration.

Opinion

Many people still don’t understand slavery and the case for reparations. This new movie could educate them. | Jenice Armstrong

Movies like "Harriet," which open Nov. 1, not only teach the next generation but also help those of us who were never taught our history.

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The world’s on fire from climate change. Pa. lawmakers want to make it a lot harder to protest | Will Bunch

Big Oil and its big bucks have a plan to beef up criminal charges to protest against new pipelines or drilling. They’re pushing it again in Pennsylvania.

Opinion

After 50 years of elaborate funerals, a South Philly flower man stays true to his roots | Mike Newall

John Vacca is a throwback to an era when it took an army of craftsmen to bury a South Philadelphian right.

Column

As Toll Brothers starts work on Jewelers Row tower, merchants wonder what’s next | Inga Saffron

Can the historic street retain its essential character even as its businesses grow more diverse?

Column

6 Things I learned from my BFF-in-my-head Tracee Ellis Ross | Elizabeth Wellington

She chatted it up with Good Day Philadelphia co-anchor Alex Holley dropping wisdom on the importance of trusting your gut, daydreaming while hand-washing dishes (she doesn’t have a dishwasher!), and what it really means to be innovative.

Opinion

The maddeningly inconsistent answer to a pressing Trump quid pro quo question | The Angry Grammarian

When you pluralize quid pro quo, should you do it with an apostrophe?

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Schwarzman, Kopelman: at B:PHL, two made-in-Philly capitalists tell how they grew

Steve Schwarzman, billionaire head of Blackstone Group and patron of his alma mater Abington High School, and Josh Koppelman, founder of First Round Capital (and chairman of the Inquirer's controlling board), were among dozens of talkers at the B.PHL Festival.

Opinion

Despite ‘HBCU-ish’ shirts, Temple University is not historically black | Solomon Jones

Temple was born as a place where working-class students could earn a college degree through night classes and hard work. But that origin story is about choice. The story of HBCUs is about necessity.

Opinion

Getting rid of Trump won’t end the war against press freedom in America | Will Bunch

Hatred of a free press is changing American life and is too deeply embedded to end even if Trump leaves the White House soon.

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