Philadelphia’s Really Bad Gas Problem

The PES refinery fire, WURD’s afternoon host argues, proves our embrace of gas plants doesn’t square with Mayor Kenney’s green rhetoric

By Charles D. Ellison

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

By Charles D. Ellison

Reality Check with Larry Platt

Larry Platt visits Charles D Ellison's Reality Check on WURD to discuss Meek Mill and criminal justice reform.

By Charles D. Ellison

Reality Check with Kyle Shenandoah

The Millenial from Forgotten Bottom realized he had to be the change he wanted to see in his neighborhood. So he jumped all in

By Charles D. Ellison

Reality Check With Larry Platt

Larry Platt discusses his new series with Charles D. Ellison, "The Fix," in which he delves into the city's transactional culture of influences - and looks at strategies for promoting public integrity.

By Charles D. Ellison

Reality Check with Larry Platt

Larry Platt and Charles Ellison discuss the life and legacy of Jeremy Nowak on last week's episode of Reality Check

By Charles D. Ellison

Reality Check with Kait Bowdler

Reality Check on WURD catches up with Kait Bowdler, the deputy director of sustainability for Philabundance, to discuss the organizations new program, Abundantly Good.

By Charles D. Ellison

Reality Check With Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Roxanne Patel Shepelavy discusses DemocracyNYC, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's 10-point plan for increasing civic engagement across, and how it could be applied to Philadelphia.

By Charles D. Ellison