Activists held a die-in at the incinerator to demand its closing while wearing face masks and gloves to protect against COVID-19.
The police department may be using the COVID-19 shutdown as cover to launch what an ACLU attorney says would be “the most wide-reaching surveillance dragnet ever employed in an American city.”
A water billing scandal in one of the country’s poorest cities reveals an overarching truism: Neoliberalism is a conduit for rampant inequality.
Safe consumption sites have been used around the world for decades, and advocates hope they could help Baltimore decrease its overdose death rate–one of the highest in the nation.
200 Baltimore students and their allies ask why there’s always money to fund police and the military, but never any for public schools.
Operation Relentless Pursuit is a Department of Justice initiative to combat crime through a “surge in federal resources.” We talked with Brandon Walker of the Ujima People’s Progress Party about what’s really needed to combat crime and empower neighborhoods in places like Baltimore, one of the seven cities targeted by the plan.
The Police Accountability Report explores how a controversial shooting may lead to a lifetime pension for the officer involved, and why concepts like blanket criminality and moral disqualification drive the system that rewards questionable behavior.