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.
Larry Krasner is losing the battle with gun violence. Do voters even care?
With the primary election looming and body bags piling up at an alarming rate, can District Attorney Larry Krasner skirt accountability?
How YOU can draw PA's district lines and stop gerrymandering
Yes you, says The Committee of 70's CEO. Apply right now to be the deciding vote on what new political districts look like.
Exclusive Interview: Concrete Cowboy
Roxanne talks with director Ricky Staub and actor/activist OG Law about paying tribute to Philly's Black riders and what it's like having Idris Elba on your side.
Reality Check: Who could uplift seniors in isolation? Students.
WURD host Charles Ellison chats with Meg Kalafsky of the Penn Memory Center and Dr. Patience Lehrman from Temple about a unique approach to combating the effects of isolation in older adults.
Want an economic boom? Mayor Kenney should revisit this idea from the '90s.
This time of crisis is actually an opportunity: the city and surrounding counties should join forces to form an economic behemoth. Southeastern Pennsylvania unite!
Mayor "Jimmy Jawn" Kenney issues this new restaurant-themed edict
Our episode for 4/1