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Chris Satullo
Chris Satullo
  • January 4, 2015 |  CENTRE SQUARE BLOG

    It's hard to lead in Philly; what do you think it takes?

    On a January day seven years ago, a long line of hopeful people encircled Philadelphia's City Hall to salute a new mayor. Seven years later, the ...
  • December 29, 2014 |  CENTRE SQUARE BLOG

    Faith vs. science, a phony fight fueled by the ill-informed

    Uh-oh, Neil deGrasse Tyson has been making mischief on Twitter. Driven by God knows what compulsion, America's most famous astrophysicist tapped...
  • December 22, 2014 |  CENTRE SQUARE BLOG

    In a time wounded by violence on our streets, let us speak with care

    I'm sitting here staring at my keyboard, trying to find words that somehow keep up with the pace of awful news from the streets of our cities.
  • December 14, 2014 |  Centre Square

    With one episode left, will 'Serial' land well, or crash and burn?

    Have you been getting your weekly dose of Serial, the addictive true-crime podcast from the This American Life team?
  • December 8, 2014 |  CENTRE SQUARE BLOG

    The partisan view of 'principle' is a principal cause of the mess we're in

    When it comes to politics, Americans increasingly brook no compromise.
  • December 1, 2014 |  CENTRE SQUARE BLOG

    We're soft on crime — corporate crime, that is

    Let me sum up our justice system for you: When offenders are mostly poor, we double down on deterrents that work questionably, if at all. When offend...
  • November 23, 2014 |  CENTRE SQUARE BLOG

    Give thanks we live in a region with a great city at its heart

    Going to take in a bit of the Thanksgiving Day parade this year. First time in a long time. One reason: nostalgia.
  • November 17, 2014 |  CENTRE SQUARE BLOG

    Fine idea, flawed execution — our approach to testing deserves an 'F'

    Sometimes a perfectly reasonable idea, if carried out badly, ends up seeming dumb. I speak, of course, of the push to use standardized tests to hold ...
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