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The Threat

In the wake of last week’s Instagram threat against 10 Philly schools, here are some ideas for actually keeping our kids safe


The Philadelphia Citizen podcast offers spoken versions of articles, deeper dives into the political, social and cultural workings of our city, explainers on the issues of our day, interviews, conversations and solutions. Lots of solutions. All to help you become a better citizen of your city.

Give a listen, and let us know what you think.

Satay in the City


Reality Check with Citizen Executive Editor Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Reality Check with Philly 3.0's Jon Geeting

The Biggest Local 98 Indictment Scandal Is Totally Legal

Feeding Your Neighbors

The Dougherty Fallout

Business for Good: A pillbox with heart

Reality Check with Christine Cotton

Business for Good: Choose to be Great

Reality Check: Is this a Philly Jim Crow moment?

The Fix: Term Limits For City Council?

Reality Check with Larry Platt

Think Locally, Invest Locally

The Things We Cared About

Reality Check on Ideas to Steal

“It’s Not Just About Housing”

To listen to older episodes of CitizenCast, click on the load button below.

Episode 1: Perils Of The Mariner's East Pipeline [Jan 26, 2018]

Episode 2: MLK's Burning House [Jan 29, 2018]

Episode 3: What To Do About A Problem Like Pat Meehan [Jan 31, 2018]

Episode 4: Lessons From The High Line [Feb 2, 2018]

Episode 5: Desperate For Help [Feb 6, 2018]

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