- Daily News columnist offers some advice to his new overlords. Unsurprisingly, he thinks more conservative opinions should be heard, but he also has a variety of suggestions for how the papers' resources and strengths would best be used.
- Marc Stier calls on Philadelphia's political leaders not to force the poor to absorb the cost of balancing the city's budget. There will be a hearing next Thursday evening on the move to roll back planned tax-cuts for the poor, and Stier offers lots of explanation for what the cuts were supposed to achieve.
- Dan at YPP asks readers to help him try to define what being a progressive means. A challenge to boil it down to basic principles, but a good way to start to define common ground and goals.