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Criminal Justice

#Pushback — Episode 5: The Politics of Pot, Part 2

Now available - part two of our in-depth look at the politics of pot, with guests Anthony Hirschbuhl, re-entry activist, and Keir Bradford-Grey, chief defender of the Philadelphia Defenders Association.

Reality Check

Reality Check: Philly Likes to Punish Its Black Kids

Philly doesn’t very much like its black kids. We’ve kind of known that for some time, but when you have data to back it up, the trending hostility towards the city’s black children becomes that much more vivid.

Politics & Government

Reality Check: Unexpected Drama in the Philly D.A. Race?

Reality Check started watching an otherwise (and predictably) dull DA general election phase with interest when Philly Inquirer/Daily News political reporter Chris Brennan reported something about black Court of Common Pleas Judge Leon Tucker exploring a hostile takeover of Grossman’s GOP nomination perch.

Politics & Government

Reality Check: Really? Turnout was Good?

One couldn’t help but notice the Ghost of Low Voter Turnout haunting voter mood once more on Election Day. But let headlines and reigning wisdom from that day tell it, and Philadelphia witnessed a near holy, comet-sighting surge of voters.

Politics & Government

Krasner, Rhynhart Win Decisive Primaries in Pennsylvania

Larry Krasner and Rebecca Rhynhart are the clear winners in PA's May 16 Primary.

Politics & Government

VOTE on Tuesday, May 16 – and Participate in WURD’s Philadelphia Election Day Poll!

May 16 is Election Day in Pennsylvania! Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. -- in the meantime, take our citywide Election Day Poll on Zip, the Question Answer App!

Race & Diaspora

“Pushback” Episode 2 Now Available – Defining Black Intellectualism

Episode 2 of "Pushback," our joint podcast with Philadelphia Magazine, is live! Our topic this time around is Black Intellectualism. Read on for more details and to learn about this episode's guests.

Race & Diaspora

CUBA LIBRE: First Glimpses at Modern Communism

Taylor Hosking is a graduating senior at The University of Pennsylvania, interning with The MOJO for her final semester. The CUBA LIBRE blog series will recap some of her Spring Break experience on the island.


Top 5 Live- Monday, April 17

1. Tax march: Protesters in Philly call on Trump to release tax returns  Protesters chanting “Hey, hey, ho, ho, corporate greed has got to go” marched […]