Reality Check: Lose Me The Money
The City has lost or misspent nearly $2 billion in taxpayer money—that we know of—with no consequences to anyone. WURD’s afternoon host wonders when we’re going to demand a full accounting
Reality Check: Philly can fix its classrooms…
...but, as WURD’s afternoon host notes in the wake of the recent heat wave, it won’t.
Reality Check: Kenney’s Community Schools Gap
Following the Mayor’s comments in D.C. last week, WURD’s afternoon host notes that the community schools effort could be a delicious hoagie...once they put the meats in it
Reality Check: Who Polices 911?
In the wake of unwarranted arrests at Starbucks and the Zoo, WURD’s afternoon host says it’s time the city and state made it clear that racially-motivated 911 calls will not be tolerated
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
Reality Check: Don’t ‘Philly Shrug’ This
Philly gun violence is rising at an alarming rate. Are you paying attention, Larry Krasner?
Brainstorming Better Turnout
This month’s primary saw an even lower number of voters than the lows of late. WURD’s afternoon host offers ways to fix our broken democracy
Reality Check: The Looming Public Housing Fiasco
In the wake of HUD chief Ben Carson’s proposal to triple public housing rent, WURD’s afternoon host calls on the City to find a real solution to our rental woes