There’s more to every story, if you take the time to tell it. Get to the “why” behind the issues that matter in the Greater Philadelphia region with hosts Annette John-Hall and Shai Ben-Yaacov. Each episode, they’ll pluck one local story from your feed and break it down.
Listen Tuesdays and Thursdays during Here and Now between 2:30 and 3:00 p.m. on WHYY-FM or anytime wherever you listen to podcasts.
Philadelphia is again suing the state so it can enact its own gun laws, using a new legal strategy called "state-created danger" the city thinks could help them win this time.
Air Date: October 22, 2020Listen 17:46
Booker Rowe, the first African American to play with the Philly Orchestra, on his historic career and why the traditionally white world of classical music still has work to do
Air Date: October 15, 2020Listen 17:23
"My dad would frequently say to me, follow the data, follow the science." N.J. doctor Chris Pernell on why she enrolled in a COVID-19 vaccine trial.
Air Date: October 5, 2020Listen 18:19
Pa., Del. (and soon N.J.) have launched a COVID-19 app to reach people contact tracing isn't. But privacy protections could make it harder to know how effective it is.
Air Date: September 29, 2020Listen 15:06
In 2020, the question in Philly is not whether the Democratic ticket will win the city, but by how much. One key group they have to convince? Black voters.
Air Date: September 28, 2020Listen 16:18
More than 1,500 people have been shot in Philly this year. The city needs answers, and listening to John Solomon's story may be one place to start getting them.
Air Date: September 24, 2020Listen 17:51