Forget Holtec, Forget The Sixers; Marijuana Will Help Camden

As crazy as it sounds, think about it for a moment. Camden needs jobs to be widely available for any skill level. Currently, the plan is to pump hundreds of millions of dollars worth of tax credits into several wealthy businesses in exchange for them to make Camden their new home. Legislators have said that this… Read More Forget Holtec, Forget The Sixers; Marijuana Will Help Camden

Una carta abierta al Santo Papa Francisco antes de su llegada en Filadelfia – An Open Letter to Pope Francis Before His Arrival in Philadelphia

*The English translation of this open letter to Pope Francis is available beneath the Spanish* Querido Padre, Es imprescindible que yo te escribo ahora antes de su llegada a Filadelfia. Yo se que la ciudad de amor fraternal será el centro de toda la atención durante tu visita a los Estados Unidos, pero yo necesito avisarte… Read More Una carta abierta al Santo Papa Francisco antes de su llegada en Filadelfia – An Open Letter to Pope Francis Before His Arrival in Philadelphia

The Speed and Strength of Money & Legislation in Camden, NJ

The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled the dismantling of the Camden City Police Force to have been an undemocratic process. The creation of the Camden County Metro Force was handled by the elected oligarchy, all while today, the State’s highest court says that the residents should’ve had the ability to vote on the issue via… Read More The Speed and Strength of Money & Legislation in Camden, NJ

Let’s Consolidate Grants in Camden

Since 2009, Camden City has received $4,444,709 from the EPA for environmental remediation, largely through grants to the Camden Redevelopment Agency. With that total, $1,144,710 has gone towards community-wide assessments, which is more than 25% of all federal environmental grants given to the city and agency since 2009, according to the EPA’s website. These grants… Read More Let’s Consolidate Grants in Camden