The goal of all services at Broad Street Ministry is not telling people “what to do,” but to provide healing for some of the most resilient people of Philadelphia.
Philly Protests Strikes Against Syria
Photos by Muffy Ashley Torres On Saturday, April 14th, Philadelphia activists and organizers from the Black and Brown Workers’ Collective, … More
Ben Fletcher: When the Wobblies Ran the Philly Waterfront
By Sasha Berkman Art by Alex Zahradnik “Between these two classes [the working class and the employing class] a struggle … More
Wet Sandwich Policing
Image caption: The march Cram mentioned at the Police Advisory Commission moves north through Kensington. Photo by author. 21st century cops … More
Philadelphia Students Don’t Want Cops in Schools
It’s important to note that these young people were not only expressing solidarity with Parkland students, but also rallying against school policing.
Tough as Nails: Tenants Displaced by the Penn Wynn Mass Eviction Move Out — and Onward
Photos and text by Geoff Reed In June, all 239 tenants of the Penn Wynn House apartments in Wynnefield, West … More
REAL Justice Demands Black Community Control of Police
Despite this firsthand story of out-of-control police, no City Council members would support the coalition bill or any of its parts.
The Most Powerful Player in Philadelphia
It’s not uncommon for unions to donate to political campaigns, supporting politicians that best represent workers’ issues. This union, however, goes far beyond that.
Highlights and Lowlifes of Corruption in Philly’s History
From a Pennsylvania State Police helicopter, a Philadelphia police lieutenant drops a bomb over the MOVE organization’s compound, a two-story home located on 62nd and Osage Avenue in West Philadelphia.