Overtime

Cop Shortage Called Into Question Amid Excessive Overtime Spending

July 18, 2018

A Baltimore city councilman is calling into question the narrative that overtime is driven by a shortage of patrol officers after obtaining detailed documents on staffing

Budget-Busting Police Overtime Prompts City Council Pushback

July 10, 2018

Baltimore City Council is proposing monthly meetings to monitor BPD overtime spending, which continues to run millions of dollars over budget

The Real Baltimore: Take-Home Cars for Cops, No Water for Kids… How Baltimore’s Policies Heighten Inequity

April 2, 2017

In this episode of The Real Baltimore our panel of journalists dissects the long-term consequences of giving tax breaks to developers and poor oversight of police for a city that can’t adequately fund education by Taya Graham and Stephen Janis

Drug Wars

September 11, 2013
Neil Franklin: Despite opposition from police and prison guard unions, Attorney General Eric Holder won’t go after Colorado and Washington for legalizing marijuana for recreational use

Why Did the US Government and Big Oil Hate Chavez?

March 5, 2013

Greg Palast: Chavez made big oil pay serious royalties which he used for social programs, he enjoyed majority support in many elections, but American media vilifies Chavez as a dictator