The Real Baltimore

Recent Episodes

$15 Minimum Wage: Job Killer or Path Out of Poverty?

$15 Minimum Wage: Job Killer or Path Out of Poverty?

January 11, 2019

Gov. Larry Hogan says a $15 minimum wage in Maryland could cost the state 100,000 jobs, but economists say raising low wages could benefit half a million workers

Water Rate Hike Sparks Questions About Accountability

Water Rate Hike Sparks Questions About Accountability

January 10, 2019

Baltimore approves another 30% increase to water bills over the next three years despite demands for city—and corporate—accountability

Even more from The Real Baltimore

Baltimore Beat & TRNN

December 15, 2017
Baltimore Beat editor-in-chief Lisa Snowden-McCray interviews Real News senior editor Paul Jay on both the perception and substance of leadership in Baltimore

The Death of Detective Sean Suiter: How Deep Does the Corruption Go?

December 11, 2017

Journalists Jayne Miller and Luke Broadwater discuss the burgeoning scandal inside the Baltimore police department over the mysterious death of homicide detective Sean Suiter, who was found dead in an alley shot, with his own gun

Should the Community Control the Police?

December 7, 2017
Residents of the Harlem Park neighborhood in Baltimore where Detective Sean Suiter died three weeks ago told the city’s Civilian Review Board they were subjected to unconstitutional tactics by the department during an investigation that has yet to net a suspect

Ben Jealous: Maryland Needs Medicare-for-All

December 6, 2017

Ahead of a rally with Bernie Sanders, Maryland Democratic Gubernatorial hopeful and civil rights leader Ben Jealous discusses his new state plan for Medicare-for-All

The First Secretary of the Cuban Embassy Visits Baltimore to Build International Solidarity

December 5, 2017

Miguel Fraga, First Secretary to the Cuban Embassy visits Baltimore to speak on international relations, ending the U.S. blockade of Cuba, and the importance of the 1959 revolution that started socialism in Cuba

Man Shot by Baltimore Police in 2015 Granted New Trial

December 5, 2017

Judge grants new trial to Keith Davis Jr. who was charged and convicted of murder after being shot by police