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Black Friday Isn’t the Only Time Workers Face Unfair Schedules
Long holiday hours are just one of the myriad abuses employees face when it comes to their work schedules.
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Toxic Masculinity Is Killing Us
The crisis of toxic masculinity needs to be on the front burner of the American conversation—not only because it’s so bad, but because it’s getting worse
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Women Dressed as 'Handmaids' to Confront 'Vicious Theocrat' Mike Pence in Philadelphia Over His Anti-Choice Agenda
"Pence is one of the most dangerous reactionary figures in modern history. He is a key figure in ushering in a theocratic society right out of the Handmaid's Tale."
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'Tremendous Defeat' for Trump's DOJ as Judge Rules in Favor of Philadelphia's Sanctuary City Status
A federal judge ordered the Trump administration to restore funding to Philadelphia after Attorney General Jeff Sessions pulled a grant as retribution for the city's refusal to assist in immigration arrests
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Rapper's Story Shows How Progressive Prosecutors Can Reform Probation and Parole
Meek Mill's experience is troubling because of how normal it is—but it also illustrates a way forward
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In Latest Progressive Reform, Philadelphia DA Ends Cash Bail for Many Non-Violent Offenses
"Pre-trial incarceration has catastrophic impacts on families and communities. Even a few days in jail can ruin a person's life."
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Joining Nationwide Shift, Philadelphia's Progressive DA Drops Dozens of Marijuana Possession Charges
The city became the third in recent weeks to announce reforms to its marijuana policy, with DA Larry Krasner saying the change will free up resources to target serious violent crimes
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Children Sue Trump Admin for 'Reckless and Deliberate Indifference' to Climate Threat
"We must hold the federal government accountable for the long-term environmental harm that is propagating under its direction," said Clean Air Council's Joseph Minott. "It's time to fight back."
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'A Revolution': Philly DA Candidate Seeking to End Mass Incarceration Wins Race
'What was that sound? Nothing less than the stirrings of a whole different kind of revolution from the city that gave America the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights'
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The Light That 'Never Was On Land or Sea'
In a society where the 'government does not see the governed,' these pro-democracy marchers in Pennsylvania are on the move
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