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  • The jig is up

    06/26/2012 10:50:14 AM
    Republicans pushed Voter ID laws for one reason -- to suppress the Democratic vote and make it easier for Republicans to win elections. That's not conspiracy theory, that's direct from the mouth of Pennsylvania House Leader Mike Turzai, who accidentally let the truth slip out at the Republican State Committee...
  • Remembering Dr. Edward Robinson

    06/24/2012 11:41:00 AM
    We lost Dr. Edward Robinson, a longtime board member at RHD on June 13. Dr. Robinson was a great friend and a great man, and I was honored to speak at his funeral. I told the story of the time I spoke with Dr. Robinson at his bedside 12 years...
  • Rodney King

    06/18/2012 4:05:58 PM
    We're reeling from the passing of Rodney King, who was a gracious and generous celebrity guest at our Knock Out Homelessness fundraiser for One Step Away, Philadelphia's street newspaper produced and distributed by the homeless and published by RHD. Our thoughts and condolences are with Mr. King's family and friends.
  • Ridge closes its doors

    06/15/2012 5:08:57 PM
    The work done by our staffers at RHD Ridge Center over the years has been nothing short of heroic. The men whose lives have changed for the better, who got a new start because they walked through the doors at Ridge, number in the thousands. Today a number of staffers...
  • Incarceration vs. education

    06/13/2012 2:40:48 PM
    I liked this graphic, really laying out in detail the expense and effectiveness of incarceration vs. education. In a stunning upset, education is a far better investment. It's way cheaper in the long run, and the returns are exponentially better. There is no rational argument you can make that we...
  • Equalizing the economic playing field

    06/12/2012 12:40:28 PM
    I recently gave a video presentation at the New Economics Institute's "Strategies for a New Economy" conference at Bard College in New York on Equal Dollars with Equal Dollars director Deneene Brockington.You can see the video here.