General News

Can Corporations Help Save Baltimore’s Crumbling Water System? (1/2)

December 2, 2014

Emanuele Lobina, author of a new report “Troubled Waters” argues private water companies could spell disaster for the city’s water system

Egypt

December 2, 2014
Maged Mandour, political analyst for Open Democracy, explains the political and economic power of the military in the Egyptian state

Mexico

December 2, 2014
The case of the 43 missing students has sparked a second revolution in Mexico as the discontent over current socio-economic conditions grows, says John M. Ackerman, Professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico

Should the Community Control the Police?

November 30, 2014
In the final part of the series, host Marc Steiner asks the all-important question: Where do we go from here? Baltimore community members give their insight.

Who Is In Charge of Development?

November 24, 2014
The conclusion of a conversation with UN economist Richard Kozul-Wright on the far-reaching impact of a lecture given by Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa on the politics of development

Baltimore Residents Demand Legislative Action to End Police Impunity

November 24, 2014

Residents, attorneys and law enforcement officials offer testimony on whether the Maryland legislature should repeal key components of the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights.

China

November 12, 2014
While it is important for China and the US, the two largest CO2 emitters, to walk hand in hand in cooperation, the agreement lacks “all of the above strategies” required to achieve the necessary reductions, says Janet Redman of IPS and Professor Minqi Li of the University of Utah