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Criminal Justice

#Pushback — Episode 5: The Politics of Pot, Part 2

Now available - part two of our in-depth look at the politics of pot, with guests Anthony Hirschbuhl, re-entry activist, and Keir Bradford-Grey, chief defender of the Philadelphia Defenders Association.

Reality Check

Reality Check: Philly Likes to Punish Its Black Kids

Philly doesn’t very much like its black kids. We’ve kind of known that for some time, but when you have data to back it up, the trending hostility towards the city’s black children becomes that much more vivid.

Politics & Government

Reality Check: Unexpected Drama in the Philly D.A. Race?

Reality Check started watching an otherwise (and predictably) dull DA general election phase with interest when Philly Inquirer/Daily News political reporter Chris Brennan reported something about black Court of Common Pleas Judge Leon Tucker exploring a hostile takeover of Grossman’s GOP nomination perch.

Politics & Government

Reality Check: Really? Turnout was Good?

One couldn’t help but notice the Ghost of Low Voter Turnout haunting voter mood once more on Election Day. But let headlines and reigning wisdom from that day tell it, and Philadelphia witnessed a near holy, comet-sighting surge of voters.

Race & Diaspora

“Pushback” Episode 2 Now Available – Defining Black Intellectualism

Episode 2 of "Pushback," our joint podcast with Philadelphia Magazine, is live! Our topic this time around is Black Intellectualism. Read on for more details and to learn about this episode's guests.

Race & Diaspora
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CUBA LIBRE: First Glimpses at Modern Communism

Taylor Hosking is a graduating senior at The University of Pennsylvania, interning with The MOJO for her final semester. The CUBA LIBRE blog series will recap some of her Spring Break experience on the island.

News

Top 5 Live- Monday, April 17

1. Tax march: Protesters in Philly call on Trump to release tax returns  Protesters chanting “Hey, hey, ho, ho, corporate greed has got to go” marched […]

The MOJO

BEYOND THE FLAG: Intercontinental

BEYOND THE FLAG is a blog series that has recapped some of MOJO host Stephanie Renée's observations and experiences on her recent trip to Ghana. This is her final post.

The MOJO

BEYOND THE FLAG: I’m A Believer

BEYOND THE FLAG is a blog series that will recap some of MOJO host Stephanie Renée's observations and experiences on her recent trip to Ghana. Be sure to check back often for updates.