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?
Reality Check: Where’s the real Amazon conversation?
Philly’s on the top 20 list for Amazon’s HQ2, but without the right preparation, could the results be disastrous? WURD’s afternoon host has more
Reality Check: Hey Eagles, can you do North Philly a solid?
WURD’s afternoon host urges the socially-good NFL champs to make its stadium affordable—so Temple doesn’t have to build a new one
Reality Check: Will Water Bills Drown Philly’s Poor?
WURD’s afternoon host wonders if a new bill assistance program can keep the water on and cover aging system costs