Published Work

The Philadelphia Partisan

Lead Exposure and the Amityville Effect: How Philadelphia Leaves Residents Vulnerable to Lead Exposure and Poisoning
October 30, 2019

“That Economic Recovery You’re Not Part of is Back in Style”
March 21, 2019

“Wet Sandwich Policing”
March 28, 2018

“Judge restores worker benefits at local refinery”
November 28, 2018

“Local Refinery’s Bankruptcy Docs Show Financial Interactions”
May 15, 2018

“Every Time a Newspaper Dies, a Non-Profit Program Officer Gets Their Wings”
January 17, 2018

Spirit News

“Philadelphia Denies Kensington-Based Activists Permit for Economic Justice Rally at 2016 DNC”
May 19, 2016

“University-As-Business: Fiscal Brinksmanship at Temple University”
May 2, 2016

“Hillary Clinton Rally Draws Protesters to Fillmore”
April 22, 2016

“Get Arbitrated: Brewerytown Square Condominium Association Seeks More than $128,000 in Unpaid Membership Fees”
February 25, 2016

“What Horror Lay at the Bottom of Tank 061A: Leaky Tanks and High Fines at Kinder Morgan’s Port Richmond Facility”
February 11, 2016

“How to Run a Five-Star Nursing Home”
January 21, 2016

“PA DEP Zaps Kinder Morgan’s Port Richmond Plant with Civil Penalties”
January 8, 2016

“Get the Lead Out: The Gov’t’s Known About Lead Contamination in the Riverwards Since Bell Bottoms Were Cool”
November 18, 2015

“Pay to Play at the ZBA? How to Participate in Zoning Without Throwing D Batteries”
August 12, 2015

“Popping the Hood Off an Economic Stimulus Program in Kensington”
June 4, 2015

The Philadelphia Declaration

The SRC’s Accountability Double Standard
January 5, 2017

“Bad ‘Crack Spread’ No Good for Philadelphia Energy Solutions”
August 24, 2016

“Philly and Wall St. Empty Septic Tanks in Dakota Access Pipeline”
September 19, 2016

“Chip’s Challenge: How the Secret Service Tracked Press at the DNC”
August 9, 2016

“Uber the Unfinable”
Jan 30, 2017

“The Dysfunction of Philly’s Open Government Machine”
August 2, 2015

“Justice Ron Castille: Dazed and Why Not Recused?”
March 1, 2016

“Raw Meat on Philly’s Integrity Week and the City’s ‘Open Data Movement’ More Generally”
November 27, 2015


A Kinder, Gentler Payday Loan in PA? Nope.
March 21, 2014 

Here’s One Ripoff of Workers That Didn’t Go Unpunished
February 25, 2014 

Why Universities Need to Share the Wealth
December 20, 2013 

Philadelphia Voters to Decide on Minimum Wage and Benefits Ordinance Amendments
September 27, 2013 

The Philadelphia Fight for Better Wage Protections for Subcontracted City Workers
September 19, 2013 

People Who Get Rich Privatizing Academia Explain Why it’s a Good Idea
September 18, 2013 

The True Face of the American Bankers Association
August 21, 2013 

Disclosure, Accuracy and the Form 990
August 12, 2013 

Why Escaping Student Loans Through Bankruptcy Is So Hard
August 2, 2013 

When to Trim the Charitable Tax Deduction
July 27, 2013 

CFPB vs. Debt Collectors
July 15, 2013 

Expanding Job Opportunities After Prison
July 3, 2013 

“How the Working Poor Keep Philadelphia’s Airport Running
July 14, 2013 

DOL Thaws Job Corps After a Three-Month Enrollment Freeze
April 15, 2013 

Who Will Win the Heart of the Restaurantariat?
April 1, 2013 

“What it Would Really Take to Solve the Internship Dilemma?
February 25, 2013 

“Universities May Cut Adjunct Faculty to Avoid Paying Health Insurance
February 12, 2013 

“About Time: DOL Cracks Down on Crooked Restaurants
January 28, 2013 

Rolling Jubilee’s Novel Approach to Debt
November 15, 2012 

Keep the Toys, Hasbro. Send More Money
November 12, 2012 

Inequities and Confusion Around Help on Student Loans
October 18, 2012 

New Efforts to Regulate For-Profit Colleges
October 11, 2012 

Extreme Student Debt Indentures Young Doctors and Lawyers to the Highest Bidder
October 5, 2012 

Why Congressional Wealth Matters
September 24, 2012 

Riches to Massive Riches: The Michael McCaul Story
September 16, 2012 

Prisons Over Professors: Wrong Priorities in California Budget Cuts
September 12, 2012

Financial Tech Spotlight

“New Survey on International Employee Absenteeism Addresses Sporting Events”
March 12, 2012

Techzone 360

“Tim Cook Dons the Chainmail to Face Labor Activists and Trademark Squatters”
March 29, 2012

IOT Evolution

“Fleet Management Systems to Become Standard Fare in Coming Decade”
March 6, 2012