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After a Murder, A Community Seeks Answers

August 9, 2018

20 year old Rashard Queen was killed in Baltimore’s Ednor Gardens neighborhood last month, prompting community members to seek answers to the city’s murder epidemic

Can A Veteran Teacher Bring The Fight Back to Maryland’s Biggest Teachers Union?

August 3, 2018

On the Marc Steiner Show, new Maryland State Teachers Association President Cheryl Bost speaks about her roots in the labor movement and in schools, and about the challenges she’ll face with funding

Maryland’s Renewable Energy Standard Gets a Failing Grade

August 2, 2018

Patrick Woodall of Food and Water Watch tells Dharna Noor that Maryland’s renewable energy policies are “cleanwashing” dirty energy sources like trash incineration and wood burning

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018

This Friday the 13th, Dharna and Khalilah discuss residents’ and the City Council’s resistance to both Baltimore Police Department and ICE

Nationwide Protests Demand End to Family Separations

July 9, 2018

Over 100 protesters in Baltimore demonstrated against the detention of Marta Rodriguez, who faces deportation to Honduras. Councilman Zeke Cohen says the U.S. must take in migrants displaced as a result of its policies

Can Ben Jealous Unify Democrats against Larry Hogan?

July 3, 2018

Ben Jealous takes viewer questions and discusses what his primary win means for the future of the Democratic Party

Five Capital Gazette Journalists Gunned Down in Maryland

June 29, 2018

38-year-old Jarrod Ramos has been charged with first degree murder in the deaths of journalists Wendi Winters, Rebecca Smith, Robert Hiaasen, Gerald Fischman and John McNamara

Progressives Make Gains in Primaries, but Long Fight Remains Against Corporate Neoliberals

June 28, 2018

Activist Anoa Changa discusses the struggle of progressives against neoliberal Democrats in the midterm primary elections, from Maryland to Colorado; the striking teachers running for office in Oklahoma; and the spread of voter ID laws that disproportionately target voters of color and the poor

Marylanders Turn Out for Early Voting

June 25, 2018

Maryland saw a 57% increase in early voters. Voters discuss the issues that matter to them at the ballot box.

MD Voters Weigh-in on Progressive vs. Establishment Showdown

June 24, 2018

The Real News talked to voters about the intra-party battle over how best to reform the criminal justice system, improve education, and fight back against Trump