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Johns Hopkins Leads The COVID-19 Response, But Just Laid Off Its Low-Wage Workers

At a May Day rally, workers said Johns Hopkins University reneged on a commitment to give laid off workers four weeks pay. The post Johns…

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A Doctor In Italy Shares Lessons Learned Battling COVID-19

Italian doctors and labor organizers learned painful lessons from the global coronavirus pandemic. The post A Doctor In Italy Shares Lessons Learned Battling COVID-19 appeared…

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Nation’s Leader In Jailing Young Black Men Isn’t Protecting Them From COVID-19

Gov. Larry Hogan has earned praise for his response to COVID-19. But Maryland leads the nation in jailing young Black men, and advocates say he’s…

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Hopkins Hospital and Nurses Reach Settlement On Unionization Efforts

A battle over nurses’ right to organize at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore reached an inflection point last week when the sprawling institution…

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How Johns Hopkins’ Influence Haunts Baltimore (2/2)

In part two, Antero Pietila, author of “The Ghosts Of Johns Hopkins,” discusses recent protests by students, community members and Hopkins employees over the institution’s…

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How Johns Hopkins’ Influence Haunts Baltimore (Pt 1/2)

Antero Pietila, author of “The Ghosts Of Johns Hopkins” charts the rise of the influential Baltimore-based university while the city embraced segregation The post How…

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John Hopkins University Occupation Ends with Heavy Police Presence and Seven Arrests

By Brandon Soderberg Republished with permission from the Baltimore Beat The sit-in and occupation of Johns Hopkins University’s Garland Hall ended early this morning when…

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7 Arrested After Police Raid Sit-in Against Hopkins Private Police

In the early morning hours of Wednesday, May 8, Baltimore police officers arrested seven protesters taking part in a month long sit-in at Garland Hall…

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Baltimore Activist Threatened With Legal Action Over Participation in Hopkins Protests

Tensions over the authorization of private police for Johns Hopkins boiled over Friday, when university officials threatened a prominent Baltimore activist with legal action if…

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What Baltimore’s Children’s Book Scam Says About Corporate Power

Baltimore Beat Editor-in-Chief Lisa Snowden-McCray discusses the fallout from the unfolding Healthy Holly corruption scandal The post What Baltimore’s Children’s Book Scam Says About Corporate…

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Hopkins Students Sit-In to Oppose University’s Private Police and ICE Contract

The protestors say they will occupy Hopkins until officials end the militarization of its campus The post Hopkins Students Sit-In to Oppose University’s Private Police…

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Will Militarizing Schools Make Them Safer?

As Baltimore faces another uptick in shootings and violent crimes, officials are considering arming police officers to make schools safer. After a shooting at Frederick…

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Opposition Grows to Hopkins’ Armed, Private Police Force Proposal

On Friday legislators will hear from  supporters and opponents of the bill The post Opposition Grows to Hopkins’ Armed, Private Police Force Proposal appeared first…

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