On July 21, the ownership of the Philadelphia 76ers unveiled a new $1.3 billion plan to construct a new arena for the team. The proposed arena — 76 Place — would be in Center City at 10th and Market Street. The 76ers are partnering with David Adelman, the billionaire CEO of Campus Apartments. This partnership […]
On March 19th, members of the Party for Socialism and Liberation gathered with hundreds of others in West Philly for a block party hosted by the Save UC Townhomes Coalition. A strong, diverse turnout of students, elders, educators, longtime residents of the Black Bottom, organizations, public officials, musicians, and other neighbors showed out in solidarity […]
Last Tuesday on February 8th, Philly Liberation Center volunteers interviewed Asantewaa Nkrumah-Ture, west Philly resident and community organizer, who is currently undergoing an eviction attempt by the new owner of her house by means of violent intimidation. Asantewaa was given a 30-day notice to vacate her home by the original owner in early February, and […]
When searching for accurate information on Cuba in the capitalist-controlled media, one is continually confronted with the same experience: almost all so-called reliable news sources–the sources we’ve been taught to trust our whole lives–put a negative spin on socialism and countries building socialism. We hear all the time about “state-controlled media” in communist countries, as […]
At last night’s presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, Trump asserted that “bad things happen in Philadelphia”, claiming that poll watchers had been barred from observing early voting. While this particular claim is completely wrong, bad things do indeed happen in Philadelphia, all of which he and Biden actually support. In Philadelphia, police […]
For the September episode of Philly Liberation Radio, co-hosts Adiah Hicks and Jasper Saah are joined by Sterling Johnson, an organizer of the encampments for the homeless on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, and Spiros Tsonos from the CASA Network on the struggle against evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic. To hear an extended version of our […]
The 10-year tax abatement is robbing the people of Philadelphia of much-needed resources to enrich the already wealthy. Together, we can defeat predatory developers and the capitalist system that enables them.