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Letters to the Editor

This column is marred by muddled thinking. Staying at the Marriott is not “contributing to the economic supply chain that makes money off trafficked victims” because such hotels only offer porn featuring “contract stars” who are paid quite handsomely by big companies—not trafficking victims at all.

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Posted Sep. 21, 2010 | Comments: 0

Rhyme and Reason

Michelle Myers, a professor at CCP, is a member of the Asian-American spoken-word troupe Yellow Rage. Since last year’s violence at South Philly High came to light, she’s made it her prerogative to create a dialogue among the city’s youth.

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Posted Sep. 21, 2010 | Comments: 0

NEWS AND OPINION

By Daniel Denvir

Just How Extreme Is Pat Toomey?

DeMint is fielding a ballot-box militia to take over the government, and faults most everyone for insufficient conservatism. The first-term senator has annoyed many of his colleagues, upending Senate protocol by backing primary candidates not endorsed by the National Republican Senatorial Committee.

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Posted Sep. 21, 2010 | Comments: 7

NEWS AND OPINION

By Aaron Kase

Q&A With Former Mayor John Street

My problems with Mayor Nutter have nothing to do with anything personal. When Nutter got elected I didn’t say one word about anything he did for over two years. But I don’t have to be silent forever.

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Posted Sep. 21, 2010 | Comments: 7