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Philadelphia's Beverage Tax Causes Controversy

By Matthew Anticoli Published February 24, 2017

This past January, Philadelphia became one of the first major cities in the US to pass a "soda tax," a move met with great hostility from the Philadelphia public. Where is this hostility coming from if the tax revenue is intended to support programs beneficial to the city?

Opposition to Abortion in a World of Compromise

By Matthew Anticoli Published October 27, 2016

With the abortion debate continuing to heat up, and each side of the debate continuously moving further apart, the need for common ground is dire. To the dismay of the pro-life movement, the first steps towards compromise will have to come from their camp.