In this week’s roundup of Baltimore news, Poppleton residents push back against developers, Keith Davis Jr. activists take their fight to the streets, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan loses his fight over unemployment benefits, and more.
A woman whose family was targeted by a corrupt sheriff’s department on Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore finally speaks out to share her experience. A PAR investigation into rural overpolicing and the impact of the drug war on this veteran’s family.
The protests in Cuba represent deep and complicated issues facing the revolutionary government, but US media and politicians are rushing to use them as a pretext for imperialist intervention.
Dozens of protesters took to the streets of New York City, chanting “Pfizer’s Greed Kills,” as Pfizer and the German government refused to share COVID-19 vaccine formulas with the Global South. Pfizer has made billions in profits while the global pandemic death toll has surpassed 4 million people.
As thousands protest critical food and medicine shortages in Cuba, progressives call on President Biden to lift the US embargo.
Calls for deeper investigations rise after hundreds of unmarked graves were recently discovered at Canadian boarding schools used to assimilate Native children; Jews against Israeli apartheid say “Not in our name.”
After managers at a California Trader Joe’s began calling in workers one by one to interrogate them about legally protected activities, Alex reached out to the National Labor Relations Board.
Stunning revelations have emerged overseas about the reckless and duplicitous methods used by US law enforcement against Julian Assange. But in the US, the story has been subject to an almost total media blackout.
Sonia Kumar, senior attorney at the ACLU of Maryland, explains the movement to restore the parole option to people sentenced for serious crimes in childhood.
The Cherry Hill Urban Community Garden is saved for now, Baltimore County officials attack its Inspector General, and an update on unemployment benefits.