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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.

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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?

    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?

    • 7 min
    How YOU can draw PA's district lines and stop gerrymandering

    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.

    • 8 min
    Exclusive Interview: Concrete Cowboy

    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.

    • 29 min
    Reality Check: Who could uplift seniors in isolation? Students.

    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.

    • 18 min
    Want an economic boom? Mayor Kenney should revisit this idea from the '90s.

    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!

    • 7 min
    Mayor "Jimmy Jawn" Kenney issues this new restaurant-themed edict

    Mayor "Jimmy Jawn" Kenney issues this new restaurant-themed edict

    Our episode for 4/1

    • 4 min

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