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Affordable For Who? Community Raises Concerns With Proposed Development in Southwest Cedar Park

Almost 100 residents from the surrounding area of 5000 Warrington Avenue joined a community meeting on Wednesday, February 17th about a proposed “affordable housing” development planned for the location. The meeting was organized in coordination with councilmember Jamie Gauthier and Omni LLC, the development corporation proposing the project, as well as several RCOs (Registered Community […]

Bad Things Happen in Philadelphia

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 […]

Fascism on the Rise: Why the Proud Boys are Organizing in Philadelphia

On Saturday, 26 September 2020, a group of several dozen “Proud Boys” marched through Center City, carrying U.S. and “Trump 2020” flags and stopping to sing The Star Spangled Banner at Independence Hall. The “Proud Boys” then returned to their vehicles, heavily protected by police, in the parking lot of Wal-Mart in South Philadelphia. Historically […]

Worst practices from the Holy Land to the City of Brotherly Love

Abbas Naqvi was born and raised in New York and currently resides in the city of Philadelphia. He holds a doctorate degree in the field of genomics and is currently a research scientist. He has also been involved with national and international initiatives related to human rights, social justice and politics. You can follow him […]

Internet is Essential: Students, Teachers, Parents demand coverage from Comcast!

On Monday, August 3rd, volunteers from the Philadelphia Liberation Center gathered alongside Philadelphia’s educators, paraprofessionals, students, parents, and activists outside of the $540 million Comcast Center to demand the greedy corporation provide free Internet to all Philadelphia students and school-staff as the School District of Philadelphia reluctantly made the decision to begin the upcoming school-year […]