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[OP-ED]: Philadelphia DA Seth Williams: Cold to Injustice/Hot for Corruption?

 03/24/2017 - 15:41
At the very time Williams campaigned in 2009 on changing DA Office culture – like refusal to correct injustices – he engaged in the same conduct he condemned by rejecting pleas to help those cousins.
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The 50-page federal indictment released recently that charged Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams with 23 counts of corrupt misconduct did not reference an egregious injustice committed by Williams that revolved around defiant refusal to acknowledge grievous errors.

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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 2:45pm
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At the very time Williams campaigned in 2009 on changing DA Office culture – like refusal to correct injustices – he engaged in the same conduct he condemned by rejecting pleas to help those cousins.

No one wins battle over box ban

 03/24/2017 - 14:45
Ban on the box could be harming black, Latino, and low income communities, research says. Photo Courtesy: Kathryn Decker via Flickr.
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Local legislation presumed to help African Americans and Latinos could be upping unemployment rates.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 7:30pm
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Ban on the box could be harming black, Latino, and low income communities, research says. Photo Courtesy: Kathryn Decker via Flickr.

Battle over ACHA hits Philly's Backyard

 03/24/2017 - 14:00
Mayor Kenney spoke out agains the AHCA as congress plans to vote on Thursday.

Williams finally indicted

 03/22/2017 - 18:54
Seth Williams has been in indicted on 21 counts.

The former Mayor's 'Slush Fund' hasn't cleaned up with spring

 03/21/2017 - 19:07
Former Mayor, Michael A. Nutter, and Desiree Peterkin Bell are under fire for $52,000 that was not accounted for in the Mayor's Fund for Philadelphia.
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What once was a call in the dark from the City Controller Alan Butkovitz is now the talk of political circles throughout the city.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 3:30pm
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Former Mayor, Michael A. Nutter, and Desiree Peterkin Bell are under fire for $52,000 that was not accounted for in the Mayor's Fund for Philadelphia.

Is Philadelphia on the verge of losing its authentic local stores?

 03/21/2017 - 19:05
Shane Confectionery, 110 Market Street, Philadelphia. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons

How many drug users are in the state house?

 03/21/2017 - 15:14
House Bill 620, proposed by Angel Cruz, seeks to find that out.
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State Rep. Angel Cruz wants to drug test fellow lawmakers.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 1:15pm
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House Bill 620, proposed by Angel Cruz, seeks to find that out.

El conocimiento es poder en tiempos de Trump

 03/21/2017 - 13:09
Memebers of the New Sanctuary Movement during training. Photo Courtesy: Peter Pedemonti. 
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Cómo las organizaciones locales trabajan para proteger a los inmigrantes contra el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas en la Era de Trump.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
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Cómo las organizaciones locales trabajan para proteger a los inmigrantes contra el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas en la Era de Trump. Foto: Peter Pedemonti. 

Knowledge is Power: How Local Orgs are Fighting ICE in Trump’s Era

 03/21/2017 - 13:06
Memebers of the New Sanctuary Movement during training. Photo Courtesy: Peter Pedemonti. 
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Local social justice organizations are ramping up and changing tactics in the era of Donald Trump.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
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Memebers of the New Sanctuary Movement during training. Photo Courtesy: Peter Pedemonti. 

Embajador de Israel: “No descuidemos al electorado latino”

 03/21/2017 - 12:55
Ambassador of Israel Dani Dayan speaks with the team.
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El embajador de Israel en Estados Unidos, Dani Dayan, habl´o en exclusiva con AL DÍA News sobre la importancia de tejer relaciones con la comunidad hispana del país.

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Monday, March 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
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El Embajador de Israel visitó las oficinas de AL DÍA News.

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