Articles by Victor Swezey
Penn alumni lead public banking movement to address racial disparities, take on Wall StreetThose who support public banking believe it could address issues ranging from racial justice to climate change and the power of big finance.
Stacey Abrams discusses founding Fair Fight, Southern progressivism at Annenberg eventIn a conversation with former National Association for the Advancement of Colored People President Ben Jealous, Abrams discussed hot-button political issues, shared her thoughts on the future of the Democratic Party in the South, and offered both personal and career advice for Penn students.
Penn professor Robert Schuyler retires after backlash from using Nazi phrase and saluteSchuyler, who believed his speech at an archaeological conference was being suppressed, said he used the Nazi phrase and salute to reference limits on free speech in Nazi Germany.
Penn prof. stands by controversial Toobin op-ed, but denies he defended sexual harassmentToobin was widely criticized for engaging in workplace harassment by masturbating with his camera and mic on in front of colleagues during a meeting, but in the op-ed, Zimmerman argued that the scandal was instead about society's unease with masturbation.
Philadelphia Inquirer editorial board endorses Joe Biden for presidentThe Inquirer editorial board outlined five key areas in which Biden would be able to better benefit Pennsylvania: public health, the environment, the economy, racial justice, and education.