Do Something: Practice Pre-Turkey Yoga For Good

Stand up against sexual assault, donate goods for those in need, and try a warrior pose to be a warrior against dangerous pipelines. And, have a Happy Thanksgiving!

By Jamie Bogert

Reality Check: How Do We Pay for Local Control of the Schools?

With the SRC disbanding, WURD’s afternoon host offers two ideas to avoid raising taxes

By Charles D. Ellison

Ideas We Should Steal: An Independent Mayor

In Syracuse, a mayor who doesn't belong to either party was just elected. What if it happened here?

By Larry Platt

Guest Commentary: Cautious Steps On Philly Feet Of Clay

A good government advocate challenges the moral ground on which our officials stand

By Brett Mandel

Is Tax Reform an Attack on Cities?

If the Republican tax plan becomes law, it could mean the end to urban development as we know it

By Diana Lind

Do Something: Add To The Climate Change Time Capsule

Fight the prison-industrial complex, get to the bottom of what actually happened in the DNC 2016 primaries, and take a stand against climate disaster this week. Keep reading to learn more!

By Samara Ahmed

Making Philadelphia Safe (From A Rapper)

What does the judge who sent Meek Mill to prison have in common with Larry Krasner?

By Larry Platt

How Not to Get Voting Reform

The farcical special election last spring in the 197th District shows just how much local Democracy is on life support

By Ali Perelman

What DA Race?

Tomorrow, the city will elect a new District Attorney. It would have been nice to have had a campaign that talked about keeping Philadelphians safe

By Larry Platt

REALITY CHECK: Another “for the kids” tax?

WURD’s afternoon host warns of the possible consequences of local school board control: More taxes on the poor

By Charles D. Ellison