Philadelphia

Philly protest:
Biden − carry out your immigration promises!

Migrant groups protested outside President Joe Biden’s meeting with Democratic Party officials in Philadelphia on March 11. About 75 people…

March 14, 2022

Philadelphia, homelessness and the opioid crisis

A spirited protest took place in Philadelphia’s Kensington area Aug. 11, with a large group of neighbors, concerned people and…

August 20, 2021

Cops assault housing protesters outside mayor’s condominium

Cops assaulted a peaceful protest and barbecue on July 27 outside Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney’s condominium. The fifth “Tuesdays at…

August 5, 2021

Unequal justice in Philadelphia

Philadelphia As protests over the police murder of George Floyd engulfed the U.S. in spring 2020, in Philadelphia two polar-opposite…

July 14, 2021

Philadelphia: March against Israeli apartheid

Hundreds of people carrying Palestinian flags, protest signs and banners gathered at City Hall for a March Against Israeli Apartheid…

July 13, 2021

Palestine liberation leader sentenced by Israeli military tribunal

By Mayana Ashley-Carner Khalida Jarrar is a Palestinian politician, elected representative to the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), and a member…

March 18, 2021

‘Progressive’ prosecutors put thousands of lives at risk

Philadelphia The novel coronavirus has claimed an unlikely victim in the United States: the Sixth Amendment. The right to a…

February 12, 2021

March for trans liberation

Philadelphia For the tenth year in a row, several hundred people – trans, non-binary, gender non-conforming and all gender identities,…

October 16, 2020

Houseless resist second eviction effort in Philadelphia

Aug. 18 — An encampment of over 100 houseless people sits on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway here, steps away from…

August 24, 2020

Black library workers force director’s resignation

Marie Kelly Philadelphia The Free Library of Philadelphia is the latest city institution to succumb to the power of workers…

July 31, 2020