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The New Poor People’s Campaign Continues the Work of the Civil Rights Movement

June 22, 2018

Poverty, racism, and militarism were the triple evils Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. organized against in the 1960s. Today’s Poor People’s Campaign is committed to eliminating these global problems by focusing on their root causes

Rev. Barber and Rev. Liz Theoharis Arrested in DC

June 15, 2018

In Baltimore, Fight for $15 is at the forefront of the 5th consecutive week of the Poor People’s Campaign that will culminate in Washington DC next Saturday, June 23

Poor People's Movement Continues Wave of Nonviolent Civil Disobedience

Poor People’s Movement Continues Wave of Nonviolent Civil Disobedience

May 22, 2018

Protesters demand sweeping overhaul of nation’s voting rights laws, policies to address poverty, ecological devastation, and the war economy

Activists Discuss How Public Officials Thwart Accountability for Sexual Harassment

May 6, 2018

In part three of our series of conversations about sexual misdeeds in Maryland’s state capital we discuss how the system that is supposed to help women and men who suffer abuse are rigged to protect public officials

Maryland Delegate Speaks Out Against Colleagues Who Harassed Her

Maryland Delegate Speaks Out Against Colleagues Who Harassed Her

April 29, 2018

As the #Metoo movement sweeps the state capital, even elected officials say they endure abuse at the hands of men

Can a Progressive Democrat Win in a Blue State?

April 25, 2018

A challenger for a key state senate seat in Maryland against a conservative democrat raises a thorny question about the ability of progressives to make electoral inroads into a party that seems divided

Culture of Sexual Harassment Thrives in Democratic Capital

April 25, 2018

In the first installment of the our three part series women who work in Maryland’s state capitol say that leadership does little to protect staff, to curtail unwanted touching and inappropriate comments

How Blue-State Democrats Continually Beat Back Reform

April 5, 2018

As part of TRNN’s in-depth coverage of the legislative session in Maryland’s state capital, we take a quick tally of all the reform proposals that didn’t even get a vote this year

Legislation Fights Liens Based on Water Bills

March 31, 2018

Reverend Keith Bailey is about to lose his church because of an erroneous water bill. Two bills being considered in the Maryland Senate would prevent this from happening

Bill Prohibits Baltimore From Selling Properties for Unpaid Water Bills

March 7, 2018

Advocates say that the bill, passed unanimously by the House of Delegates, will help protect elderly minorities who are most affected by tax sales