Opinion

The strangeness of having a checkup during a pandemic. | Maria Panaritis

The easing of COVID-19 restrictions unveils an odd, new, cautious new world order in the realm of doctor and dentist visits.

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Wirecard’s Philadelphia-area tech firm is up for sale in fraud scandal as its German boss gets out on bail

After $2 billion went missing and its CEO was arrested, Wirecard is selling its prepaid-card unit, whose Philly founders hit it rich when they sold to Citi on the eve of the last recession
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Wirecard’s Philadelphia-area tech firm is up for sale in fraud scandal as its German boss gets out on bail

After $2 billion went missing and its CEO was arrested, Wirecard is selling its prepaid-card unit, whose Philly founders hit it rich when they sold to Citi on the eve of the last recession

Opinion

Japan crushed COVID-19 by masking while Trump mocks masks | Trudy Rubin

A masking culture is not unique to Japan. The United States masked widely to fight the 1918 flu.
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Japan crushed COVID-19 by masking while Trump mocks masks | Trudy Rubin

A masking culture is not unique to Japan. The United States masked widely to fight the 1918 flu.

Opinion

What if the feds sent you $1,200 every month? | Will Bunch Newsletter

That $1,200 check was a big boost. Did it make Andrew Yang’s case for UBI? I asked him.
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What if the feds sent you $1,200 every month? | Will Bunch Newsletter

That $1,200 check was a big boost. Did it make Andrew Yang’s case for UBI? I asked him.
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Dear Philly: Let’s not become the next Florida. Wear a mask or stay at home this July 4th | Jenice Armstrong

We need to keep our guard up. Daily case counts in this city are no longer dropping. Philadelphia has added at least 300 new coronavirus cases since Friday.

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‘This is a growth thing’: Fin tech firms ‘lean in’ together

"We could have continued to grow separately. To lean in together and expand that growth is what’s really exciting.”

Column

Free stock-trade apps: Power to the people, or new ways for Wall Street to profit?

”When you can do something for free, I guess people do it more often.”

Opinion

America is drunk on a warped idea of freedom, and now it’s killing people | Will Bunch

The refusal of millions of Americans to wear masks is the lethal result of decades of selling folks on freedom without responsibility.

Column

Acme owner’s IPO raises $800 million, less than expected

On Friday, the stock’s price fell another 49 cents in its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The skid would seem to confirm that the big banks judged rightly when they cut the initial sale price of , ACME's owner, Albertsons Companies, Inc.

Opinion

May I please get an ‘amen’ for Amen Brown, poised to win this House seat in West Philly? | Jenice Armstrong

Come November, Amen Brown will face off against Republican challenger Wanda Logan. It shouldn’t be much of a contest since 87% of the district’s voters are registered Democrats. If things go as expected, Brown will be the third state rep from the 190th in four years, which is pretty much unheard of.

Opinion

The curious case of Philly leadership’s delayed response to teargassing civilians, solved | Helen Ubiñas

I figured out why Mayor Jim Kenney and Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw waited until Thursday to express shock and remorse over Philadelphia police tear gassing peaceful protesters who marched onto I-676.

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Acme owner’s public stock offering falls short; biotech deals multiply; Chase restarts

Despite the slowdown in the national economy, investors are busy setting up deals to squeeze profits from banking to biotech

Opinion

Europe wants to ban American travelers because our country can’t control COVID-19 | Trudy Rubin

Led by a president who mocks masks and tests, the United States tops the global list on infections and deaths followed by Brazil and Russia, whose leaders Trump admires.

Opinion

Philly should ban police use of tear gas, following galling Amnesty International report.

A report mapping violent police response to protests makes clear that America is having a human-rights meltdown. Now what?

Opinion

It took newspapers way too long to finally start capitalizing the letter ‘B’ in Black | Jenice Armstrong

Over the years, various crusaders picked up the call for change almost like runners passing a baton during a relay race. Lori L. Tharps, a Philadelphia-based author, did her part in 2014 by publishing a widely cited op-ed in the New York Times calling for the "B" in Black to be capitalized.

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Trump’s Tulsa rally proves that he is loyal only to himself | Solomon Jones

How else to explain Trump’s attempt to put thousands of his most staunch supporters into an enclosed arena where they could contract and spread a virus that’s already killed upwards of 120,000 Americans?

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