Taya Graham

An Off-Duty Cop Pulled a Gun on Teen Waiting for a Bus, How Will the City Respond?

An Off-Duty Cop Pulled a Gun on Teen Waiting for a Bus, How Will the City Respond?

December 3, 2018

The nearly deadly encounter between an unarmed teen and an off-duty Baltimore police officer still haunts the family, but the recent controversy involving the city’s civilian review board may leave them with nowhere to turn

Nurses say Union Will Help Hold Hopkins Accountable to the Community

Nurses say Union Will Help Hold Hopkins Accountable to the Community

December 1, 2018

Johns Hopkins nurses issued a series of damming reports they say reveals why a union is needed to improve patient safety and community commitment

Sessions' Move to Block Reform Just One Example of Policing's Immense Political Power

Sessions’ Move to Block Reform: Just one Example of Policing’s Immense Political Power

November 20, 2018

A last second order signed by the former Attorney General to rollback the DOJ’s police oversight efforts is just one of a myriad of roadblocks to reform in a country where police unions and special laws make holding cops accountable nearly impossible

Even for Local Taxes, the Rich Pay Far less Than the Poor

Even for Local Taxes, the Rich Pay Far less Than the Poor

November 13, 2018

While much attention has been paid to Republican-backed tax cuts for the wealthiest, a new report reveals that even local levies take a greater share of income from the poor than the rich

Trump Built a Wall of Fear in Rural America, Can Progressive Ideas Break Through?

Trump Built a Wall of Fear in Rural America, Can Progressive Ideas Break Through?

November 9, 2018

A spirited race in Pennsylvania’s newly drawn conservative 11th district became a contest of progressive ideas against Trumpism.  TRNN traversed Lancaster county to find out if the message resonated

It's Not Left Versus Right, Both Parties Have Let Us Down

It’s Not Left Versus Right, Both Parties Have Let Us Down

November 4, 2018

Progressive candidate for Congress Jess King who is gaining ground in a conservative district in Pennsylvania says the liberal versus conservative narrative ignores the real concerns of voters, healthcare and corporate control of congress

New Poll Shows Progressives Can Attract Trump Voters

New Poll Shows Progressives Can Attract Trump Voters

October 31, 2018

In Pennsylvania’s conservative 11th District, progressive candidate Jess King is running neck-and-neck with conservative incumbent Lloyd Smucker, according to a just-released poll

Evidence Mounts Raising the Minimum Wage Does Not Cost Jobs

Evidence Mounts Raising the Minimum Wage Does Not Cost Jobs

October 30, 2018

The increase in service industry jobs since Seattle enacted a $15 minimum wage is another nail in the coffin of the big business argument that raising it reduces employment

How  Local Taxes Fuel America's Income Inequality Machine

How  Local Taxes Fuel America’s Income Inequality Machine

October 29, 2018

A new report shows that the poorest Americans pay a much larger proportion of their income in state and local taxes than the the wealthy

Are Baltimore Police Stealing Overtime?

Are Baltimore Police Stealing Overtime?

October 24, 2018

A new audit concludes that the Baltimore Police Department cannot stop fraud and abuse of overtime and that controls are so lax that officials can’t determine how many hours officers are actually working