Good Guy With A Gun Misses The Mark
As the city prepares for the student-led March for Our Lives, a former city official and gun violence survivor calls for real gun sense—not arming teachers
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Podcast: Ideas We Should Steal: Children’s Cabinet
Mayors around the country are launching city-wide efforts to get all stakeholders thinking about what’s best for kids. Can it work here?
Will Marches Change Anything?
On the eve of the March for Our Lives, students reflect on their own power—to speak, to protest, to vote and to change the world
CitizenCast—Ideas We Should Steal Revisited: Lower Voting Age to 16
The Florida teen activists prove that young people are as politically savvy as any adult. We should let them vote earlier
Planting a Future
West Philly’s landscaping nonprofit Green City Works trains and hires local residents to beautify their neighborhood—and gain the skills to get ahead
Las Voces de María/Voices of Maria: Mari Rivera
In another of a series on Puerto Rican evacuees, the hurricane offers a transgender woman a better chance to be her true self
Reality Check: A Tax on Poor Kids
WURD’s afternoon host on how the Mayor’s proposed property tax increase to fund schools is actually bad for city kids
Rage Against The Voting Machines
Officials will tell you Pennsylvania elections are secure because our machines aren’t connected to the internet. They’re wrong.