violence

Mexico: Violence, Corruption and Inequality — AMLO to the Rescue?

July 30, 2018

Michael Roberts / Socialist Project. The victory in Mexico’s presidential election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), under the rubric of his relatively new ‘progressive’ Morena party, is both unsurprising and surprising. It’s unsurprising because AMLO had a huge and increasing lead in the opinion polls leading up to polling day. And Mexico’s 88 million…

Drawing Links Between US Militarism Abroad and Gun Violence at Home (Pt 1/2)

June 18, 2018

Boston teacher Nino Brown, of the ANSWER Coalition, speaks with TRNN’s Ben Norton about the links between US militarism, gun violence, and police brutality. He connects the epidemic of school shootings domestically to the endless wars internationally

The Deep Rooted Crisis of Police Violence in the USA

April 3, 2018

Executive Producer Eddie Conway and David Correia, author of Police: A Field Guide, examine police propaganda that criminalizes victims of police violence and works to halt any radical responses to it

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

Questioning the Narrative of Increased Youth Violence

November 13, 2017

City Councilmember Bill Henry and public defender Jenny Egan call for increased youth services, not more policing

The Real Baltimore

August 23, 2017
On The Real Baltimore: Eze Jackson sits down with Councilman Kris Burnett, Erricka Bridgeford and Kevin McCamant to discuss holistic approaches to violence prevention

Africa

August 10, 2017
While Kenya largely remains calm, sporadic violence has broken out as the country awaits official election results

NAACP Criminal Justice Town Hall Addresses Systemic Violence and Poverty

July 30, 2017

Executive Producer Eddie Conway attends the NAACP Criminal Justice Town Hall and speaks with Baltimore NAACP President Tessa Hill-Aston and Former Baltimore City Mayor Sheila Dixon about solutions to violence, poverty and unemployment

Should Baltimore Adopt Mandatory Sentences For Illegal Guns?

July 24, 2017

On this episode of The Real Baltimore, Councilman Kristerfer Burnett, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle’s Dayvon Love and advocate Kim Trueheart explain their opposition to a mandatory minimum sentence for gun possession