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
Reality Check: Philly Has a Violence Problem
And it’s time our leaders start acting like it
Reality Check: How “Good Cause” Fails Renters
WURD’s afternoon host on why City Council members should not be celebrating their tepid attempt to reform tenant protections in Philly
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
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.