The Soda Tax

I’m all for the soda tax. Those that say it disproportionately hurts the poor are either dumb or on coke’s dime. First of all, that statement relies on the assumption that poor people all drink lots of soda. Which is basically true, but that doesn’t make it not stereotyping, for all you out there that are … More The Soda Tax

Roads vs. Rails

Why should Philadelphia, and the United States invest more in rail transit and less in roads? Because cars, and the infrastructure we’ve built around them, are a disaster. They kill more than 30,000 Americans a year, and maim many times more. They degrade our air quality and contribute to global warming. They are a huge … More Roads vs. Rails