corruption

Is Baltimore City's Strong Mayor System Corrupting? Residents Weigh In

Is Baltimore City’s Strong Mayor System Corrupting? Residents Weigh In

April 19, 2019

Residents engage with current and former city officials to discuss how to rebalance power at city hall to give the community real say in how Baltimore is governed

Scandal Grows But Baltimore Mayor Won't Resign

Scandal Grows But Baltimore Mayor Won’t Resign

April 8, 2019

City Council considers systemic reform in the wake of the “Health Holly” scandal

What Baltimore's Children's Book Scam Says About Corporate Power

What Baltimore’s Children’s Book Scam Says About Corporate Power

April 4, 2019

Baltimore Beat Editor-in-Chief Lisa Snowden-McCray discusses the fallout from the unfolding Healthy Holly corruption scandal

Privatization and Kickbacks: Why the Healthy Holly Scandal Is Bigger Than Baltimore's Mayor

Privatization and Kickbacks: Why the Healthy Holly Scandal Is Bigger Than Baltimore’s Mayor

April 3, 2019

Professor Lawrence Brown says systemic change is necessary to break corporate corruption of Baltimore’s political system

Will Corruption Scandal Sink Netanyahu Weeks Before Election?

Will Corruption Scandal Sink Netanyahu Weeks Before Election?

March 25, 2019

The upcoming election in Israel is increasingly focused on the corrupt arms deals between Israel and Germany, from which Prime Minister Netanyahu personally profited millions of dollars. TRNN’s Shir hever discusses the implications

HR1: A Call for Campaign Finance Reform, Ethics, and Voting Rights

HR1: A Call for Campaign Finance Reform, Ethics, and Voting Rights

March 24, 2019

Rep. John Sarbanes of Maryland joins us to explore the legislation that he’s spearheading to end the involvement of dark money in politics, allow public campaign financing, and demand major ethics and voting rights reforms, and why Republicans are threatening kill it in the Senate

Canada’s Corrupt Foreign Policy Come Home to Roost

Canada’s Corrupt Foreign Policy Come Home to Roost

March 3, 2019

Justin Trudeau’s government is engulfed in a major political scandal that lays bare corporate power in Ottawa. But, the important role of the engineering and construction giant SNC Lavalin in Canadian foreign policy has largely been ignored in discussion of the controversy.

Netanyahu Indictments May Amount To Nothing, His Real Crimes Go Unpunished

Netanyahu Indictments May Amount To Nothing, His Real Crimes Go Unpunished

March 2, 2019

Shir Hever discusses Netanyahu’s indictment for bribery, malfeasance in office and breach of public trust, as only a fraction of his crimes, his refusal to resign & his attack against the left & the media

While Activists Mobilize for Lula, Right-wing Extremist is Inaugurated in Brazil

While Activists Mobilize for Lula, Right-wing Extremist is Inaugurated in Brazil

January 2, 2019

January 1st was the inauguration of Brazil’s new right-wing extremist president Jair Bolsonaro. In his speech he promised to rid Brazil of socialism. Meanwhile, at a prison in Curitiba, thousands gathered in support of former Workers Party President Lula. Mike Fox reports from Brazil

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Weeks of November 26 and December 3, 2018

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Weeks of November 26 and December 3, 2018

December 11, 2018

Dharna Noor, Khalilah Harris and Eze Jackson talk about the new Brookings report that reveals $156 billion in property value denied to black communities. They also discuss Johns Hopkins’ nurses’ fight to unionize, Baltimore City Council’s proposal of income-based water billing, a young man’s dangerous experience with an undercover cop, and more