The Citizen Recommends: Michael Smerconish’s “Divided We Stand”
The Sirius XM talk show host, CNN pundit and Inquirer columnist has posted a speech that is the best explanation yet for how Trumpism came to be
Reality Check: Just How Much Influence Does the Philly FOP Have?
WURD’s afternoon host suggests we follow the money—and that grassroots groups start playing the same political game
Do Something: Love, Fred Hampton-style
A play about Civil Rights martyr Fred Hampton, a chance to learn about voting and who to vote for, adopt a new pet and other phenomenal ways to be a good citizen this week.
At What Price Soda Tax?
A recent TV investigative report of the city’s pre-K initiative raises questions about just what it means to be progressive in Philadelphia
Guest Commentary: On Race And Place, Philly Needs One Set of Rules
A good government advocate finds the common thread in Black Lives Matter and anti-median parking activists
Guest Commentary: Why Millennials Matter
A pair of Pennsylvania political analysts explain the impact of 80 million Millennials on American politics. Hint: It could be huge
Rizzo, A Modest Proposal
The Kenney administration wants ideas on what to do with the statue. Here’s one that will show Philly is committed to talking to itself about race
Reality Check: Context, Anyone?
As controversial memorials come down nationwide—including, potentially, Rizzo—WURD’s afternoon hosts wonders how much those doing the debating actually know
GUEST COMMENTARY: Who Will Be Our Next Leader?
The Republican party has a generational opportunity…but it needs to reject racism, the Alt-Right and Donald Trump
The president is a master at moral equivocation. As local activists set sights on the Rizzo statue, let’s answer him by making it a teachable moment