The Sunrise Movement’s Baltimore hub held a town hall on how a federal Green New Deal could help Baltimore—especially Baltimore’s most vulnerable residents
Baltimore educators complained of a ballot that heavily favors incumbent candidates, inconvenient voting hours, and long voting lines.
Powerful commercial interests dominate Baltimore’s city government, where corruption and backroom deals are part of the fabric of how decisions are made. The recent scandal involving Mayor Pugh is part of a long history of political office being used for personal gain and handing over public funds and favors to wealthy elites. Can city charter…
The roots of Baltimore’s current corruption scandal lie in the ongoing effort to transform public entities into sources of profit for private interests
In the wake of former Mayor Pugh’s Healthy Holly scandal, we look at how to reform a strong mayor system
After a month-long sit in, Baltimore students and residents protesting private police and ICE’s ended their occupation. Republished from the Baltimore Beat
The arrests came after an over month-long sit-in at Johns Hopkins against the university’s $1.5 million dollar ICE contracts and newly authorized private police force
Baltimore’s powerful mayor resigned amid corruption allegations. Three activists ask if the city charter can be amended to limit mayoral power and create a more just city
Reform-minded councilmembers propose reigning in Baltimore’s all-powerful mayor, but will these changes be enough?