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Chris Satullo
Chris Satullo
  • September 3, 2014 |  CENTRE SQUARE BLOG

    That low rumble you hear is Philadelphia getting ready to elect a mayor

    Don't look now, but it's coming. On Nov. 5 it will emerge at full roar. Political etiquette demands that chatter about the coming Philadelp...
  • August 25, 2014 |  CENTRE SQUARE BLOG

    When does politics as usual amount to a crime?

    Maybe Texas Governor Rick Perry should give John Street a call. The former Philadelphia mayor could give Perry a few tips on how to turn the news tha...
  • August 18, 2014 |  CENTRE SQUARE BLOG

    Imagine walking many miles in Philly schools chief's shoes

    Imagine that one day someone offers you a job. Here's the deal: You must carry some papers from Philadelphia to Los Angeles. Get to L.A., and yo...
  • August 11, 2014 |  CENTRE SQUARE BLOG

    Overheated argument gets in way of good change in Philly drug law

    Hey, some Philadelphia elected officials are squabbling. Yes, I know, and the sun also rose this morning. But when bad blood gets in the way of good p...
  • July 28, 2014 |  CENTRE SQUARE BLOG

    What ideas would locals steal from other cities? They center around getting around

    Sometimes, a little envy can be a useful thing.
  • July 21, 2014 |  CENTRE SQUARE BLOG

    Casey Stengel would have recognized the mess at the VA

    The cascading reports of dysfunction, disarray and disastrous failure to deliver at the federal Department of Veterans Affairs remind me of a famous l...
  • July 14, 2014 |  CENTRE SQUARE BLOG

    Yes, LeBron, you got it right — grit is good

    My whole life, I've lived in, and loved, cities scorned by the national media. Comedian John Oliver, on his new HBO show, was the latest to chea...
  • July 7, 2014 |  CENTRE SQUARE BLOG

    A day at the beach reminds why action on climate change comes so slowly

    A couple of weekends ago, I spent a pleasant two days in Cape May.
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