Guest Commentary: Stop Backroom Philly Politics
Two newly-elected committee people call for an open process to fill the surprise opening in the 175th State House race—instead of the same-old Philly politics
The Most Woke Billionaire On Earth
Main Line entrepreneur and 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin’s eyes were opened to the criminal injustice system through his friend Meek Mill. Now he’s on the case.
What #MeToo in PA?
The state legislature failed to act on more than a dozen sexual harassment bills to protect workers across Pennsylvania. Here’s what that means for women
Guest Commentary: A Trust for the People
A year after a landmark state Supreme Court decision, a state politics watcher says we are on the cusp of broad environmental reform—funded by Marcellus Shale
The Cost of Parking
In the wake of a new report that found 640,000 more spots than residents, Philly 3.0’s engagement director calls for real changes to how we manage parking in Philly
The Problem With Being A Philly Progressive
Do you have to accept a whole lotta bad stuff in order to live your values here?
The Citizen Recommends: Social Justice Symposium for Teens
The annual Free Library event, started by librarian Erin Hoopes, returns this weekend with an agenda for change
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