Reality Check: Beating the Heat
New York and Baltimore are handing out free air conditioners to low-income seniors most at risk of heat-related illness and Covid-19. Why, WURD's midday host wonders, isn’t Philly doing the same?
How Jim Kenney Lost The City
Murders raging. Trash piling up. Police both running amok and turning a blind eye to enforcing laws. How’d we get here?
Guest Commentary: Raising Hope
Co-founders of a volunteer program offering small businesses grants find inspiration in the resilience and creativity of local entrepreneurs
The Color of Coronavirus: Black Mental Health Aftershocks
Black Philadelphians already suffered from trauma before the pandemic. Do we need a new approach to therapy?
Guest Commentary: An Open Letter To Malcolm Jenkins
What the NFL star (and former Citizen columnist) doesn’t get about DeSean Jackson’s anti-Semitic posts
Why Biden’s housing plan is good for Philly
The Presidential candidate wants to make Housing Choice Vouchers an entitlement. Philly 3.0’s engagement director on what that means here
Guest Commentary: On Rizzo, Columbus, and the Confederacy
As the statues fall, a Princeton grad and local resident warns that honestly confronting our past helps us reckon with the present
A World of Open Doors
Covid-19 and the George Floyd protests have revealed the failures of America both at home and to the rest of the world. The antidote is more openness, not less