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    Can Johns Hopkins Afford to Pay A Living Wage? (1/2)
    Marc Steiner examines if Johns Hopkins has the money to pay a living wage with Hopkins Hospital worker Daniel Roberts, SEIU union organizer Carrietta Hiers and Jeff Singer, founder and former Executive Director of Health Care for the Homeless

      April 17, 14

    Workers at Nation's Top Hospital Strike For Fair Wages
    The Real News goes to the picket lines as Johns Hopkins Hospital workers launch a three-day strike for living wages

      April 9, 14

    Baltimore Residents Decry Lack of Affordable Housing
    Statistics show Baltimore has as many as 40,000 vacant homes but only 43 affordable units are available per 100 extremely low-income households

      April 6, 14

    Hopkins Hospital Workers Speak Out against "Poverty Wages"
    The Real News talks to workers at Baltimore's internationally renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital as they prepare for a possible strike in order to obtain a $15 hourly wage

      April 5, 14

    Maryland Residents Voice Opposition to Natural Gas Fracking Export Facility
    38,000 petitions submitted against the project while backers say more than 20,000 submitted in support

      April 3, 14

    Baltimore's MICA Adjunct Professors Set to Vote on Unionization
    MICA part-time faculty member Hannah Brancato and organizer Maria Maisto discuss the growing nationwide trend of adjunct professors organizing in order to collective bargain for decent salaries and benefits

      April 2, 14

    TRNN Debate: Should Baltimore 'Ban The Box'?
    TRNN hosts a debate between Councilman Nick Mosby who sponsored legislation that would prevent employers from immediately disqualifying job applicants with criminal records and Elizabeth Torphy Donzella of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce.

      March 24, 14

    Should Baltimore Privatize Its Public Housing?
    Housing advocate Jeffrey Singer and Councilman Bill Henry debate whether Baltimore should privatize 40% of its public housing stock

      March 13, 2014

    Protestors Rally Against Proposed Maryland Fracked Gas Processing Facility
    Activists rally against Dominion Resources's proposed facility to process and ship natural gas across the globe

      February 24, 14

    Protesters In Baltimore Helped Launch A Wave of Anti-Vietnam War Activism (1/2)
    Joe Tropea, co-director of Hit & Stay: A History of Faith and Resistance, discusses the acts of civil disobedience against the Vietnam War involving Catholic priests in Baltimore who destroyed draft cards with blood and napalm

      February 24, 2014

    Popular Baltimore Weekly Bought By Corporate Media Subsidiary
    Marc Steiner says that we need independent and alternative media like The City Paper to do the important work of investigative reporting, as the popular weekly's fate follows national trend of media consolidation

      February 25, 2014

    Maryland Protestors Rally To Repeal Citizens United
    Facing congressional deadlock, state lawmakers and advocates push for the repeal of Citizens United and limits to corporates pending

      February 13, 14

    Debate: Are Maryland Schools Ready for the Common Core Standards
    Marc Steiner hosts a debate whether to delay implementation of the Common Core curriculum in Maryland schools and to cancel this year's MSAs (Maryland School Assessments), with: Dr. Jack Smith, Chief Academic Officer of the Maryland State Department of Education, and Cheryl Bost, Vice President of the Maryland State Education Association.

      February 12, 14

    Debate: Baltimore Teachers Vote On A New Contract
    Marc Steiner hosts a debate between the President of the Baltimore Teachers Union Marietta English and dissident teacher Iris Kirsh on the merits of the new Baltimore teachers union contract, being voted on Thursday by union members

      February 6, 14

    What Would You Do If You Ran Baltimore Housing Policy? - Marisela Gomez on Reality Asserts Itself (4/4)
    Marisela Gomez tells Paul Jay that redevelopment in Baltimore must start with revitalizing the community, not to gentrify and raise real-estate values, but for the benefit of people who historically lived there

      January 13, 2014

    Gentrification of Baltimore's Middle East - Marisela Gomez on Reality Asserts Itself (3/4)
    Hopkins trained doctor Marisela Gomez tells Paul Jay that Johns Hopkins expansion plans are changing the class and racial character of the surrounding community

      January 12, 14

    The Destruction of Baltimore's Middle East Community - Marisela Gomez on RAI (2/4)
    On Reality Asserts Itself, Marisela Gomez tells Paul Jay that Johns Hopkins "broken windows" policy and Baltimore's use of eminent domain law helped destroy a once vibrant community

      January 9, 14

    Hopkins Trained Doctor Fights Hopkins Expansion Plans in Baltimore - Marisela Gomez on RAI (1/4)
    On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Marisela Gomez, a doctor and community activist, says one can't arrive in the Hopkins community and not see the huge disparity between this institution, and surrounding it a community that's been completely disinvested and abandoned

      January 9, 14

    If We Build It, They Will Come
    Paul Jay leads us through a tour of The Real News Media Center in Baltimore

      December 26, 2013

    Thousands Protest Zimmerman Not Guilty Verdict Nationwide
    Hundreds in Baltimore demand justice for slain teen Trayvon Martin, changes to judicial system that allowed his killer to walk free

      July 18, 13

    Advocates Condemn Clearing of Baltimore's 'Camp 83' Homeless Encampment
    City clears 'Camp 83' and refuses to find residents shelter but private citizen provides campers temporary housing

      April 10, 13

    What to do about Baltimore Schools?
    Pt.2 Lester Spence and Marc Steiner discuss possible fixes to the crisis facing Baltimore public schools

      January 2, 2013

    What's Wrong with Baltimore Public Schools?
    A discussion with Lester Spence and Marc Steiner about the historical roots of the problems facing Baltimore public schools

      December 27, 2012

    The Real News in 2013
    Paul Jay: Here's what's coming on TRNN in 2013, and why, if you haven't donated yet, you should!

      December 5, 2012

    Reflections on Occupy Baltimore
    Editors of the book "We are Many"discuss challenges of building a movement in a city with a black political elite

      October 30, 2012

    Baltimore, Race and the Occupy Movement
    Editors of the book “We Are Many” discuss how the Occupy Movement can overcome the racial divide

      October 25, 2012

    Do Obama Policies Help Baltimore Schools?
    Baltimore Activists say "Race to the Top" harming Baltimore students and teachers

      September 6, 12

    Interest Rate-Fixing Scandal Swindles Baltimore, Other Municipalities out of Millions of Dollars
    Amidst the financial crisis of 2008 and resultant recession, cities and states around the country lost millions of dollars on investments tied to the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor).

      July 20, 12

    Baltimore Hip Hop on School to Prison Pipeline
    Cultural event features Baltimore youth performing original work on the high incarceration rates of youth in the city

      June 29, 12

    Baltimore Protests Murder of Trayvon Martin
    Black youth who suffer racial profiling every day demand justice

      April 1, 2012

    Does Charging Youth as Adults Make Baltimore Safer?
    Monique Dixon and Terry Hickey: There is no evidence supporting a new $100 million youth prison for youth charged as adults

      April 23, 2012

    What Would Make Baltimore Safer?
    Monique Dixon and Terry Hickey Part 2: There is no evidence supporting a new $100 million youth prison for youth charged as adults

      April 25, 2012

    Occupy Baltimore Activists Protest Building of Youth Jail
    Baltimore Occupy and Algebra Project activists are arrested by police during protest of new juvenile facility for youth charged as adults

      February 8, 2012

    TRNN TOWN HALL: Does Baltimore Need $100 Million Youth Prison?
    Will a new youth prison make Baltimore safer and is it the best way to treat "young offenders"?

      January 22, 2012

    Occupy Baltimore Supports Fight Against Home Foreclosure
    Protest organized in Baltimore as authorities attempt eviction

      January 17, 2012

    Hundreds of Community Activists Gather in Baltimore
    Fair Development Conference held to discuss local organizing strategies

      November 4, 2011

    Occupy Baltimore Wins Support of Police and Fire Fighters Unions
    Occupy Baltimore Takes on Public Education System

      October 30, 2011

    Baltimore Debates New Youth Jail
    State plans to spend 100 million on facility to hold juveniles charged as adults

      October 22, 2011

    Does Locking Young Offenders up Longer, Make us Safer?
    TRNN REPORT: In Baltimore and across the country more young people are being charged as adults and going to prison with longer sentences

      October 9, 2011

    Treat Young Offenders Like Your Own Child
    Bart Lubow: There are many proven alternatives to incarceration

      October 23, 2011

    Media Depicts U.S. Juvenile Detention Facilities as Rehabilitative
    Bart Lubow: Youth Prisons are places of violence, of arbitrary exercise of power, and are fundamentally dehumanizing

      October 19, 2011

    Baltimore Elections Heat Up
    Baltimore's 8th district is a microcosm of problems facing many cities across America

      August 7, 2011

    How Bigotry Shaped Baltimore
    Pt.1 Antero Pietila author of "Not In My Neighborhood" on how racism was used to enrich real estate speculators

      November 5, 11

    Federal Government and Bigotry in Baltimore
    Pt 3 of Antero Pietila author of "Not in My Neighborhood" During 1930's Federal government red-lined American cities helping create race-based divisions

      July 24, 2011

    The Real Baltimore: Invisible Hand Waves Goodbye
    On the streets of 'The Wire', Thomas Ferguson on financial crisis and the people of Baltimore

      September 9, 2010

    HUD's affordable housing crisis
    ANP: Everyone knows about the crisis facing homeowners. But what about those who can't afford a home?

      February 20, 2009

    Why are Kids in Jail?
    Bart Lubow: Zero tolerance policies and racial bias are pushing many kids out of school and into jail

      September 19, 2011

    Race, Youth and Criminal Justice System in Baltimore
    Bart Lubow: Structural racism plays a major role in which youth are arrested and go to jail

      October 3, 2011



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