Reality Check: Who Polices 911?
In the wake of unwarranted arrests at Starbucks and the Zoo, WURD’s afternoon host says it’s time the city and state made it clear that racially-motivated 911 calls will not be tolerated
Reality Check: Why Aren’t We Talking About Our Water Bills?
Last week’s water main break is evidence of Philly’s infrastructure problem. But WURD’s afternoon host wonders why higher fees are again the city’s only solution
Reality Check: Don’t ‘Philly Shrug’ This
Philly gun violence is rising at an alarming rate. Are you paying attention, Larry Krasner?
Brainstorming Better Turnout
This month’s primary saw an even lower number of voters than the lows of late. WURD’s afternoon host offers ways to fix our broken democracy
Reality Check: The Looming Public Housing Fiasco
In the wake of HUD chief Ben Carson’s proposal to triple public housing rent, WURD’s afternoon host calls on the City to find a real solution to our rental woes
Reality Check: The Rent is Too High
In the wake of the deadly North Philly fire, WURD’s afternoon host says we have an affordable living, rather than an affordable housing, crisis.
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
Seriously? Another Tax Hike?
WURD’s afternoon host says the Mayor’s “lazy” tax increase proposal hurts average Philadelphians. Is there a smarter way to fund our schools?