Reality Check: Mayor Kenney’s Black Problem
The Mayor’s office and board appointees are overwhelmingly white. WURD’s afternoon host wonders: Has he delivered on what he promised to Black voters?
Reality Check: Let’s Bail out CCP
In the wake of last week’s union agreement, WURD’s afternoon host offers a fix to our community college’s financial woes. Hint: Look at area higher ed’s endowments
Reality Check: Raise The Rates
Only 25 percent of Philadelphians have bachelors degrees. WURD’s afternoon host wonders: Why aren’t local universities doing more to change that?
Reality Check: Why Weed?
As Lt. Governor John Fetterman continues his statewide marijuana tour, WURD’s afternoon host contends there are more pressing issues to consider
Reality Check: Voting Green
Why aren’t our elected officials talking more about climate change and pollution? This election, WURD’s afternoon host says, voters should demand it
Reality Check: Is this a Philly Jim Crow moment?
After Controller Rebecca Rhynhart’s report showing that properties in poor areas are the most unfairly taxed in the city, WURD’s afternoon host calls for a political reckoning
Reality Check: More Trees, Less Crime?
Studies show that cleaner and greener neighborhoods lead to lower violence. WURD’s afternoon host urges city leaders to act like it
Reality Check: Violent Areas are Hungry Areas
As WURD’s afternoon host explains, violence is often linked to hunger. That’s why we need more—not fewer—supermarkets in Philly