CitizenCast: Ideas We Should Steal Revisited—Open Primaries

As the number of Philadelphia citizens who identify as Independent increases, should the city finally consider open primaries?

By Malcolm Burnely and J.P. Romney

What We Know About The 2018 City Elections

Dozens of first-time candidates are running for committee person. The engagement director of Philly 3.0 breaks down what that looks like

By Jon Geeting

Champions of the Vote

A group of Fairhill residents are launching an effort to bring voters to the polls in May. Turns out, they’re the change they’ve been waiting for

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Welcome To Oz

Ed Rendell calls BS on the legend of NRA power

By Larry Platt

Yo, Vince Fenerty: Time’s Up!

He’s an accused sexual harasser. So why is he still a ward leader?

By Mark Dent

Bob Brady’s Nixon to China Move

With his announcement that he won’t seek reelection, will Bob Brady surprise us by being an agent of change at home?

By Larry Platt

Turning Resistance Into Action

A year after Trumpocalypse, protests in Philly are down...but action is up

By Mark Dent

How To Run For (Local) Office

A guide to becoming your neighborhood’s new Committeeperson

By Jon Geeting

Do Something: Eat a Bowie Donut

Defend a free and open internet, meet your local reps, share the warmth with those who need it most, and take part in Philly Loves Bowie Week with a delicious, limited edition donut.

By Samara Ahmed

Reality Check: Who Really Won This Election?

As WURD’s afternoon host notes, it wasn’t voters, despite our celebration of 20 percent turnout

By Charles D. Ellison