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Reality Check with Brett Mandel

12/12/2018
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WURD host Charles D. Ellison and good government advocate Brett Mandel talk on how putting an end to the Councilmanic Prerogative requires electing new Councilmembers

Duration:00:19:36

Reality Check with Jeff Hornstein

12/10/2018
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WURD host Charles D. Ellison and Economy League Executive Director Jeff Hornstein talk about the organizations plan to keep millions of dollars in purchases from Penn and other institutions from leaving the city every year

Duration:00:28:37

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018: Public Spaces, Civic Health

12/5/2018
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NYU professor Eric Klinenberg on how public spaces can keep communities healthy. Hear about his homegrown idea

Duration:00:31:48

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018: Mitigating Gentrification: A Public Health Approach

12/5/2018
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Oregon Native and founder of Right 2 Root Cat Goughnour talked about her work combating gentrification in Portland

Duration:00:15:28

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018: Faith, The Racial Divide, and Building Community

12/5/2018
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Moderated by United Way's Rev. Bill Golderer, Professor and author Rev. Michael Eric Dyson and Cincinnati-based Pastor Rev. Chuck Mingo about repairing the role of church, faith, and community in repairing race relations

Duration:00:54:18

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018: Mayor as Conveners

12/5/2018
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Moderated by Philadelphia 3.0's Ali Perelman, Kansas City Mayor Sly James and Director of Nowak Metro Finance Lab Bruce Kats discuss the role of local politicians

Duration:00:47:29

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018: A Novel Approach to Urban Education: Joyful Learning!

12/5/2018
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CEO of Brooklyn's Ascend Charter Schools Steven Wilson talked about the space and place of joy in education, and what it's doing for his schools

Duration:00:14:43

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018: Celebrating Integrity

12/5/2018
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Accountability Lab's Cheri-Leigh Erasmus talked about the contests in developing countries that are turning honest public officials into celebrities

Duration:00:12:21

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018: The Secret to Keeping Youth out of Prison? Art

12/5/2018
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Bartram's High School students spoke of how they plan to use the power of art to keep youth out of prison

Duration:00:10:42

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018: The Problem is US: Income Inequality and the Elite

12/5/2018
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MSNBC's Ali Velshi moderated Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes and author Anand Giridharadas in a talk about leveling the economic playing field. Listen for their idea

Duration:00:42:54

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018: Can Tech Solve the Opioid Crisis?

12/4/2018
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New America's Afua Bruce on using technology and data to combat the country's opioid epidemic

Duration:00:17:57

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018: Tackling Gentrification With Bikes and Stories

12/4/2018
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Detroit's Cornetta Lane, Executive Director of Pedal to Porch, on bridging new and old communities. Vote to bring her idea here

Duration:00:31:33

Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2018: The Lost Art of Compromise

12/4/2018
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In a discussion moderated by MSNBC's Ali Velshi, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman talked about compromise and unity in times of extreme partisanship

Duration:00:45:27

"The City That Holds No One Accountable"

12/3/2018
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How’s that for a new Philly marketing slogan? The latest example: All the high-fiving over our Amazon participation trophy

Duration:00:26:23

Ideas We Should Steal: Barbershop Confessions

11/30/2018
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Black men are among the most traumatized people in the country, and also the least likely to seek help. That’s why an Arkansas man is bringing mental health help to where they are: barbershops

Duration:00:07:53

Reality Check with Nathan Benefield

11/28/2018
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WURD Host Charles D. Ellison speaks with the Commonwealth Foundation Vice-President about corporate welfare and Philly's failed Amazon HQ2 pitch

Duration:00:17:58

What’s in a Wiki page?

11/16/2018
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A team at Penn is trying to balance the scales of gender representation in urban planning—through Wikipedia

Duration:00:05:09

Reality Check with Lorene Cary

11/8/2018
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WURD host Charles Ellison speaks with bestselling novelist and SafeKids Stories founder Lorene Cary about the power of youth and Vote that Jawn, a citywide effort to get young people to the polls

Duration:00:14:54

Ideas We Should Steal: Make Voting Easy

11/8/2018
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In Oregon and 12 other states, voters are automatically registered to vote. In 16, they can register on election day. In several counties and states, voting is done by mail. All have higher turnouts than in PA

Duration:00:08:26

Ideas We Should Steal: Political Compromise

11/7/2018
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In an excerpt from his memoir, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper writes of working with politicians on both sides of the aisle. He’ll talk about bringing reason to politics at our Ideas We Should Steal Festival on the 30th

Duration:00:05:50