Ideas We Should Steal: Using Civic Leaders to Make Government Smarter
Had your fill of incompetent local government? In Chicago, pro-bono civic leaders help implement smart policy
Reality Check: Just Another Day in Philly
Low turnout, broken machine politics, an invisible mayor and other unimpressive takeaways from the city’s general election
The Path Out of Poverty?
The latest Philly poverty numbers should be a call to arms and not cause for a victory lap. Did it wake up Mayor Kenney?
Citizen Sports: Sideline Poli-Sci
Eagles coaches have long mirrored the Philly political eras in which they worked. What does that mean today?
The Similarities Between Jim Kenney and Donald Trump
In the latest episode of the CitizenCast podcast, Larry Platt highlights the striking similarities between Philly's mayor and the commander-in-chief
Is there a difference between Jim Kenney and Donald Trump?
The mayor’s vendetta against Philly Mag is just the latest in a disturbing series of similarities
Reality Check: How to Ignore a Gun Crisis
WURD’s afternoon host on how the Mayor’s response to Commissioner Ross’s resignation this week misses the point
The Hardest Job In Philly?
The resignation of Richard Ross highlights a department in dire need of culture change