The Why Archive
Pennsylvania will send a record-setting four women to Congress next year, up from the current total of zero. Is the "Year of the Woman" here again?
Air Date: November 7, 2018Listen 12:08
Two years ago, voters in Luzerne County, Pa. flipped from blue to red for the first time in decades. What do they think now and what does this mean for the rest of America?
Air Date: November 6, 2018Listen 12:07
After Dorothy Johnson-Speight lost her son to gun violence nearly two decades ago, she started a movement to take her city back by eradicating gun violence.
Air Date: November 5, 2018Listen 14:29
Despite running for reelection in a historically blue state, New Jersey Democratic Senator Bob Menendez is struggling to maintain a lead over Republican challenger Bob Hugin.
Air Date: November 1, 2018Listen 14:30
The recent mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh left us grappling for answers. Why here? Why now? These are big questions with no easy answers. Where do we go from here?
Air Date: October 31, 2018Listen 12:24
Do Bob Casey's close relationships with pro-abortion rights progressives put his anti-abortion position in doubt?
Air Date: October 30, 2018Listen 15:07
A Pennsylvania case that got to the Supreme Court in 1992 could have spelled the end for Roe vs. Wade.
Air Date: October 29, 2018Listen 14:19
How one woman's experience with her county public defender's office resulted in 12 years in prison for a crime she didn't commit.
Air Date: October 25, 2018Listen 13:42
Why is the Philadelphia School District paying millions of dollars for taxicabs? The answer involves special education, school choice, and lots and lots of lawyers.
Air Date: October 24, 2018Listen 12:07
The Gallery: Past, Present, and Future
Our very first episode considers the forces that shaped the Gallery mall in Philadelphia, and what forces will shape its future incarnation.
Air Date: October 23, 2018Listen 14:56
There’s more to every story if you take the time to tell it. ...
Air Date: October 15, 2018Listen 1:30
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