A movement to tax non-profits in a city mired in poverty has hit an obstacle: The richest institutions claim they already pay enough.
“These are broken people, in a broken city, in a broken system.” Baltimore Ceasefire’s Youth Ambassadors remember those who have been killed, and are pushing leaders to address the inequality and trauma that leads to violence.
The House Oversight Committee heard testimony about the fossil fuel industry’s multimillion dollar campaign to suppress knowledge of their contributions to the climate crisis.
City residents are fighting a history of exploitation through collective ownership of food, labor, and land, showing that another world is possible.
Eddie Conway talks to patrons at Conscious Heads barbershop about impeachment, the rift between the Democratic and Republican Parties, whether it all just boils down to corporate interests, and if it will change things for anyone who is not a member of the 1 percent.
The story of how a millionaire CEO’s critique of Squeegee kids led to monetizing their suffering and points to a process that makes neoliberalism an engine for inequality.
The mayoral primary is just six months away, and it’s clear the stakes are higher than ever for the person who wins the job. Record high crime, unrelenting poverty, and flawed housing policies all add up to a city in crisis. But who is best suited to address these issues, and what types of policies…
Pre-trial detention has shifted from brick and mortar prisons to ankle monitors for people that have yet to be charged with a crime. Advocates say that it’s an alternative form of incarceration as they see an increasing number of people held without bond.
Candace Owens of the right-wing org Turning Point USA recently held the group’s #Blexit conference in Baltimore. Jacqueline Luqman talks with Brandon Walker of Ujima People’s Progress Party about their protest of the event, and the political realities that Black voters really face.
Demonstrators say they’ll highlight the Trump administration’s harmful policies that target the environment, immigrants, and more.