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Hopkins Students Fight Against ‘School to War Pipeline’

May 6, 2018

At a gathering to honor Vietnam War protesters, students say their university is priming them to work for the country’s military industrial complex

Marching for Their Lives: Students To Demand Gun Reform in DC

March 23, 2018

TRNN will report from the March For Our Lives and bring you voices of young people from cities like Baltimore who say gun violence has plagued their communities long before Parkland

City Council Committee Advances Styrofoam Ban, But Delays Implementation

February 14, 2018

A Baltimore City Council committee unanimously voted to advance a proposed ban on Styrofoam food containers, but drastically lengthened the timeline for implementation from 90 days to 18 months, as activists anxiously await the full council’s decision

Baltimore Spends Billions on Corporate Subsidies but Can’t Heat Its Schools

January 21, 2018

Author and political scientist Lester Spence says the discussion around Baltimore’s flagging school system ignores the fundamental priorities of a city that favors corporations over its children

As the Rich Get Richer, Public Schools Suffer

October 16, 2017

During a hearing on how to create more equitable funding for public schools in Maryland officials revealed how tax breaks for wealthy developers in Baltimore could threaten future funding

Hundreds Rally in Baltimore to Defend Education and Immigrant Rights

July 9, 2017

TRNN speaks to students, educators and advocates taking part in a Unity March to defend immigrants rights as part of the 2017 Free Minds, Free People Conference

Africa

October 5, 2016
The demands of students for free public education is a call for the ANC government to return to its aspirations of uplifting the Black working class and the poor

The Freddie Gray Case

May 18, 2016
The Baltimore High School students that staged a mock trial for the #Freddie Gray case discuss how the events of the past year have impacted their relationship with police, the legal system and the war on drugs.

Should Public Higher Education Be Free?

March 19, 2014
The University of Baltimore’s Peter Toran and UC-Santa Barbara graduate student Samir Sonti discuss UB’s plan to offer students a free final semester of tuition, and agree that federal intervention is needed to address structural causes of high student debt and low graduation rates

Reality Asserts Itself - Gareth Porter

March 17, 2014
Mr. Porter tells Paul Jay about his new book “Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare”