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Will “Tough on Crime” Policies Fuel Mass Incarceration?

Will “Tough on Crime” Policies Fuel Mass Incarceration?

January 18, 2019

As three of the most powerful men in Maryland vow to crack down on repeat violent offenders, community advocates question their plans to address the root causes of inequality and violence

If you ran your city in the interest of the majority, what would you do?

If you ran your city in the interest of the majority, what would you do?

January 18, 2019

The Baltimore Bureau’s Ambitious Plan for Real News & Real Change

City Council Calls for ‘No More Cash for Burning Trash’

City Council Calls for ‘No More Cash for Burning Trash’

January 14, 2019

Baltimore City Council passed a resolution calling on Maryland to pass the Clean Energy Jobs Act, which would call for 50% renewables by 2030 and stop incineration for qualifying for green subsidies

$15 Minimum Wage: Job Killer or Path Out of Poverty?

$15 Minimum Wage: Job Killer or Path Out of Poverty?

January 11, 2019

Gov. Larry Hogan says a $15 minimum wage in Maryland could cost the state 100,000 jobs, but economists say raising low wages could benefit half a million workers

Is 2019 the Year Maryland Finally Fully Funds its Public Schools?

Is 2019 the Year Maryland Finally Fully Funds its Public Schools?

January 4, 2019

The state is headed towards a major showdown between the Republican Governor, Democratic leadership of the legislature, and education advocates over the future of the state’s public schools

In Maryland, Protestors Demand National Park Service Block Potomac Pipeline

In Maryland, Protestors Demand National Park Service Block Potomac Pipeline

November 21, 2018

In a final push to stop the construction of a fracked gas through Maryland, protestors rallied to demand the NPS not issue TransCanada a right-of-way permit

Progressive Education Policy Panel with Khalilah Harris

Progressive Education Policy Panel with Khalilah Harris

November 13, 2018

TRNN’s Dr. Khalilah Harris hosts a discussion on Maryland and national progressive education policies that could advance equitable access to opportunity for all students

Bill McKibben: Environmental Justice Must Take Center Stage In Maryland

Bill McKibben: Environmental Justice Must Take Center Stage In Maryland

November 2, 2018

Bill McKibben talks to Dharna Noor about the actions Ben Jealous would take to fight climate change and protect the Chesapeake Bay if he beats the odds and defeats incumbent Larry Hogan in the Maryland governor’s race

The Maryland Color of Wealth Forum

The Maryland Color of Wealth Forum

October 31, 2018

TRNN was a media partner to the Job Opportunities Task Force and Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition’s forum reviewing data from a critical report from the Insight Center for Community Economic Development. Participants were invited to understand and problem-solve the challenges and opportunities in bridging the racial wealth gap and criminal justice reforms

Bill McKibben Campaigns for Maryland Democratic Candidate Ben Jealous

Bill McKibben Campaigns for Maryland Democratic Candidate Ben Jealous

October 31, 2018

Trailing in the polls by double digits days before the election, Maryland’s Democratic candidate for governor Ben Jealous hit the campaign trail with leading environmentalist Bill McKibben