Baltimore

Baltimore Debates New Youth Jail

October 22, 2011

State plans to spend 100 million on facility to hold juveniles charged as adults

Media Depicts U.S. Juvenile Detention Facilities as Rehabilitative

October 19, 2011

Bart Lubow: Youth Prisons are places of violence, of arbitrary exercise of power, and are fundamentally dehumanizing

Occupy Baltimore Activists Protest Building of Youth Jail

October 9, 2011
TRNN REPORT: In Baltimore and across the country more young people are being charged as adults and going to prison with longer sentences

Race, Youth and Criminal Justice System in Baltimore

October 3, 2011

Bart Lubow: Structural racism plays a major role in which youth are arrested and go to jail

Baltimore Elections Heat Up

August 7, 2011

Baltimore’s 8th district is a microcosm of problems facing many cities across America

How Bigotry Shaped Baltimore

July 24, 2011
Antero Pietila author of "Not in My Neighborhood" During 1930’s Federal government red-lined American cities helping create race-based divisions

No Accountability Yet for Toronto G20 Police Crimes

July 5, 2010

Paul Jay: Until police and their political masters are held responsible under the criminal code, it can all happen again

HUD’s affordable housing crisis

February 20, 2009

The recently signed stimulus sets aside billions of dollars for the Department of Housing and Urban Development to address the needs of low-income families, but new HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan is inheriting an agency crippled by years of neglect.