Reality Check: What Blue Wave?

WURD’s afternoon host warns that Pennsylvanians may not comply with those who are hoping for a progressive midterm landslide

By Charles D. Ellison

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

By Charles D. Ellison

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.

By Charles D. Ellison

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

By Charles D. Ellison

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

By Charles D. Ellison

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

By Charles D. Ellison

Reality Check: Don’t ‘Philly Shrug’ This

Philly gun violence is rising at an alarming rate. Are you paying attention, Larry Krasner?

By Charles D. Ellison

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

By Charles D. Ellison