Young Philly Politics - Comments http://youngphillypolitics.com Comments en Annual National Organization for Women Spring Fundraiser http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=goode_receives_community_development_champion_award#comment-38413 <p>In reply to <a href="http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=goode_receives_community_development_champion_award">Goode receives Community Development Champion Award</a>:</p> <p>You’re Invited to Our Annual<br /> National Organization for Women<br /> Spring Fundraiser</p> <p>Join us! It is our pleasure to honor:<br /> Young Women's Committee, Coalition of Labor Union Women<br /> Helen Gym, Community Activist<br /> Stephanie Singer, City Commissioner</p> <p>Where: Ethical Society of Philadelphia<br /> 1906 Rittenhouse Square<br /> Philadelphia, PA 19103</p> <p>When: May 2, 2013 </p> <p>Time: 5:30 p.m.</p> <p>Cost: $25.00 (scholarships available)<br /> Sponsors: $100.00. Send to Phila. NOW,<br /> 1211 Chestnut St 7th fl. Phila PA 19107<br /> See our Event Page:<br /> <a href="http://www.facebook.com/events/492627797467588/" title="http://www.facebook.com/events/492627797467588/">http://www.facebook.com/events/492627797467588/</a></p> <p>-- </p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 23:34:19 +0000 kbojar comment 38413 at http://youngphillypolitics.com Understandable, But A Shame http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=new_quotphilanthropyquot_private_money_shaping_public_policy_philadelphia039s_education_reform#comment-38412 <p>In reply to <a href="http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=new_quotphilanthropyquot_private_money_shaping_public_policy_philadelphia039s_education_reform">The new &quot;philanthropy&quot;: Private money shaping public policy in Philadelphia&#039;s education reform</a>:</p> <p>The arrival of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media have been tough competition for blogs and blog hosts such as this everywhere. There is a limit to how much time people have for social media, and the professional social media have all sorts of features that Young Philly Politics and others on similar platforms cannot match. </p> <p>But Young Philly Politics is both internet searchable and has space for extended discussions, features that Facebook (little Internet searchability of content) Twitter (limited space for discussion) and so forth lack. Quantcast estimated at one point (I think it was December, 2008) that Young Philly Politics had about 10,000 readers and was the leading site of its kind in Philadelphia. Shortly afterwards, around, June, 2009, the site that Young Philly Politics had eclipsed, Phillyblog, closed down.</p> <p>Further, as time went on, the young people who established this became more engaged in their careers, and many of the obvious targets of discontent left office. Michael Nutter as Mayor, Seth Williams as District Attorney and Barack Obama as President provide hope that their predecessors did not. Tom Corbett's policies are the main target for discontent nowadays: hopefully he will be leaving office soon.</p> <p>Dan Urevick-Acklesberg and Ray Murphy deserve a lot of credit for establishing Young Philly Politics in 2005 or so. Philadelphia is a better place because of their efforts. Their efforts are an important model for anyone who would consider emulating them. Young Philly Politics brought some people together, and sometimes good things happened as a result. The successful legal suit to stop the closing of Free Library Branches, led by Irv Acklesberg and assisted by Sherrie Cohen, is a prime example of what collaboration can produce: the Library branches are still open 5 years later. Beyond the law suit, Young Philly Politics contributors gave extensive coverage to the political battles over the libraries, and helped build the consensus that has maintained the libraries.</p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 00:44:05 +0000 RepMarkBCohen comment 38412 at http://youngphillypolitics.com I believe this is a retired blog http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=new_quotphilanthropyquot_private_money_shaping_public_policy_philadelphia039s_education_reform#comment-38411 <p>In reply to <a href="http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=new_quotphilanthropyquot_private_money_shaping_public_policy_philadelphia039s_education_reform">The new &quot;philanthropy&quot;: Private money shaping public policy in Philadelphia&#039;s education reform</a>:</p> <p>From what I understand this blog is, in fact, being retired. We should hear about it officially soon.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 14:09:22 +0000 Stan Shapiro comment 38411 at http://youngphillypolitics.com Interactive Video and Gun Violence http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=new_quotphilanthropyquot_private_money_shaping_public_policy_philadelphia039s_education_reform#comment-38410 <p>In reply to <a href="http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=new_quotphilanthropyquot_private_money_shaping_public_policy_philadelphia039s_education_reform">The new &quot;philanthropy&quot;: Private money shaping public policy in Philadelphia&#039;s education reform</a>:</p> <p>I was unable to post a blog on Interactive Video and Gun Violence, for the killers of Norway youth camp, a French Orthodox school and the almost anorexic kid in Connecticut with no time to eat between being glued to CALL OF DUTY, This violent video became their entire lives.</p> <p>I noticed no new posts on Young Philly Politics I hope this isn't a retired blog.</p> <p>></p> <p>></p> <p>When I try to post a new blog entry then I get an error message jus under View Edit </p> <p>A red line with the following message:<br /> The directory files / images is not writable</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 04:33:02 +0000 RichardKanePA comment 38410 at http://youngphillypolitics.com See above http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=new_quotphilanthropyquot_private_money_shaping_public_policy_philadelphia039s_education_reform#comment-38409 <p>In reply to <a href="http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=new_quotphilanthropyquot_private_money_shaping_public_policy_philadelphia039s_education_reform">The new &quot;philanthropy&quot;: Private money shaping public policy in Philadelphia&#039;s education reform</a>:</p> <p>I hope Dan can take care of this.</p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 19:59:28 +0000 Stan Shapiro comment 38409 at http://youngphillypolitics.com I'm not the webmaster and I'm fine http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=new_quotphilanthropyquot_private_money_shaping_public_policy_philadelphia039s_education_reform#comment-38408 <p>In reply to <a href="http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=new_quotphilanthropyquot_private_money_shaping_public_policy_philadelphia039s_education_reform">The new &quot;philanthropy&quot;: Private money shaping public policy in Philadelphia&#039;s education reform</a>:</p> <p>Thanks for your concern about my health, Richard, but if you can't post, it's not because of my health. I'm fine. But, in addition, I'm not the webmaster; that's Dan Urevick-Ackelsberg. Hopefully he's reading this and can take care of the problem. I will also email him after I do a test later today.</p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 19:58:46 +0000 Stan Shapiro comment 38408 at http://youngphillypolitics.com Unable to post http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=new_quotphilanthropyquot_private_money_shaping_public_policy_philadelphia039s_education_reform#comment-38407 <p>In reply to <a href="http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=new_quotphilanthropyquot_private_money_shaping_public_policy_philadelphia039s_education_reform">The new &quot;philanthropy&quot;: Private money shaping public policy in Philadelphia&#039;s education reform</a>:</p> <p>Hi,</p> <p>I was unable to post today at Young Philly Politics. I hope that everything is OK.</p> <p>Chris Lilienthal<br /> PA Budget and Policy Center</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:04:13 +0000 Thirdandstate.org comment 38407 at http://youngphillypolitics.com There are no new comments from anyone this year and I can't post http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=new_quotphilanthropyquot_private_money_shaping_public_policy_philadelphia039s_education_reform#comment-38406 <p>In reply to <a href="http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=new_quotphilanthropyquot_private_money_shaping_public_policy_philadelphia039s_education_reform">The new &quot;philanthropy&quot;: Private money shaping public policy in Philadelphia&#039;s education reform</a>:</p> <p>I hope Stan Sharpo is not sick or something</p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 08:35:52 +0000 RichardKanePA comment 38406 at http://youngphillypolitics.com There are no new comments from anyone this year and I can't post http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=new_quotphilanthropyquot_private_money_shaping_public_policy_philadelphia039s_education_reform#comment-38405 <p>In reply to <a href="http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=new_quotphilanthropyquot_private_money_shaping_public_policy_philadelphia039s_education_reform">The new &quot;philanthropy&quot;: Private money shaping public policy in Philadelphia&#039;s education reform</a>:</p> <p>I hope that stan Sharpio is not sick or something </p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 08:34:35 +0000 RichardKanePA comment 38405 at http://youngphillypolitics.com Lively discussion on Another Site http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=whatever_happened_power_positive_thinking#comment-38404 <p>In reply to <a href="http://youngphillypolitics.com/?q=whatever_happened_power_positive_thinking">Whatever happened to the power of positive thinking?</a>:</p> <p>There was lively discussion elsewhere of my suggestions of Libertarians,Greens and Liberal Democrats make joint efforts to drastically reduce military spending.</p> <p>My emails and calls to Senator Casey get a generic response, please some others let's try to see Casey together,</p> <p>Besides cutting the military there is<br /> <a href="http://my.firedoglake.com/richardkanepa/2012/12/08/lefties-must-defend-libertarians-in-this-time-of-crisis-or-bernie-sanders-might-be-next/#comment-3" title="http://my.firedoglake.com/richardkanepa/2012/12/08/lefties-must-defend-libertarians-in-this-time-of-crisis-or-bernie-sanders-might-be-next/#comment-3">http://my.firedoglake.com/richardkanepa/2012/12/08/lefties-must-defend-l...</a></p> <p>We may stop a disaster for a year but without slashing the Military, a disaster will still come in a few years or less.</p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 06:55:21 +0000 RichardKanePA comment 38404 at http://youngphillypolitics.com