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Rule of the Rich: How a Tiny Class of Ultra-Wealthy Landlords Dominates the Philly Working Class

PHILADELPHIA — In the wake of a year of massive economic downturn coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic, Philadelphia’s largest and most powerful landlords have the most to gain — all at the expense of the Philadelphia working class. A Rapidly Changing City Philadelphia has been changing quickly in recent years, with crises of gentrification, unemployment, […]

What You Need to Know about the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers’ Showdown with the School District

PHILADELPHIA — Members of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) went toe-to-toe with the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) last week in protest of the district’s efforts to reopen school buildings for in-person learning before the end of the month. Despite a previous agreement with the leadership of the PFT, Superintendent of the SDP William […]