Baltimore

Will Impeachment Change Anything for the Masses?

October 11, 2019

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.

How Neo-Liberals Profit off of Poverty

October 8, 2019

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.

What Kind of Mayor Does Baltimore Need?

September 25, 2019

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…

A closeup image of the ankle monitors being worn by five people

Ankle Monitors Continue the Legacy of Mass Incarceration

September 25, 2019

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.

Black Leftists Challenge #Blexit And Political Misleadership In Baltimore

Black Leftists Challenge #Blexit And Political Misleadership In Baltimore

September 23, 2019

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.

UPDATED: Protesters Greet Trump in Baltimore Weeks After He Attacked City

September 12, 2019

Demonstrators say they’ll highlight the Trump administration’s harmful policies that target the environment, immigrants, and more.

FOX Says Baltimore Schools Aren't Underfunded. They're Wrong

FOX Says Baltimore Schools Aren’t Underfunded. They’re Wrong

September 6, 2019

Education finance expert Jess Gartner joins TRNN’s Jaisal Noor and Stephen Janis to discuss recent right-wing news coverage of Baltimore city schools

How Elites Crush Black Dissent

How Elites Crush Black Dissent

September 2, 2019

What does it mean for the people living under systemic oppression when society frames their rebellion as a riot?

The Neoliberal Scam: Public Money for Private Playgrounds

The Neoliberal Scam: Public Money for Private Playgrounds

September 2, 2019

TRNN takes an in-depth look at so-called public-private partnerships and how they funnel public money into the pockets of the ultra-wealthy

Residents Outraged City Won’t Commit to 100% Affordable Housing

Residents Outraged City Won’t Commit to 100% Affordable Housing

August 29, 2019

Baltimore activists call out city officials for not dedicating the entire Affordable Housing Trust Fund towards equitable development