Monthly Archives: May 2021


14

May 2021

PNN Newsletter: Tuesday’s Election, PNN Budget Summit and More…

There are Two Big Things on our collective plate this week. First, of course, is the Primary Election where the FOP will attempt to steal back the District Attorney’s office with a misinformation campaign. The other is preparing for justice work around the City Budget. We’ll do that with a Budget Summit where we will...

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08

May 2021

Blue Pennsylvania: Larry Sings the Blues

These emails do not normally concentrate on Philadelphia, but since suburban conservatives like to evoke the name of Larry Krasner as a cautionary tale of what their communities might suffer if Democrats are elected to office, it might be beneficial to bring some balance to the negative press that Krasner has received, such as one...

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06

May 2021

Testimony Given at May 5, 2021 Public Hearing on City Budget by Stan Shapiro on behalf of Philly Neighborhood Networks and the Philadelphia Public Banking Coalition

The City is now at a crossroads. Having just elected a new President who explicitly rejected trickle down economics, our Mayor has offered a budget founded on that very same philosophy. The President is right and the Mayor is wrong. This is not the time to be cutting taxes for big business on the basis...

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