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COVID-19 Threatens Maryland Campaign To Bring Mass Transit To Black Neighborhoods

Third parties are required to gather just 5,000 e-signatures to gain ballot access during the pandemic, while a transit equity campaign in Baltimore, where 40%…

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Report: Hogan Killed Mass Transit Despite Discriminatory Impact

Md. Gov. Larry Hogan is accused of killing a project that would connect disinvested Baltimore neighborhoods with jobs and opportunities despite the racially discriminatory impact….

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews AFSCME COVID-19 Larry Hogan maryland ppe testing unions

‘Children Are Infected, Inmates Are Dying’

Maryland’s largest public sector union staged a socially-distanced protest to demand more PPE, testing, and safer working conditions. The post ‘Children Are Infected, Inmates Are…

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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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Posted in #Racism #TheRealNews Atlanta City Detention Center Baltimore City Detention Center criminal justice system Eddie Conway humane prisons Kiesha Bottoms LA Men's Central Jail Larry Hogan los angeles mass incarceration Michel Foucault Michelle Alexander prison abolition prison reform prison-industrial complex Rikers Island slavery the new jim crow The Real News Network

Thinking Outside the Box: Do More Humane Prisons Exist?

Two experts discuss how we can end  mass incarceration by building infrastructure that addresses its root causes. The post Thinking Outside the Box: Do More…

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Students Say the Cost of Underfunding Schools Is Too High

200 Baltimore students and their allies ask why there’s always money to fund police and the military, but never any for public schools. The post…

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Posted in #Corruption #Democrats #TheRealNews Annapolis climate change Eric Cortellessa Jaisal Noor Larry Hogan Lisa Snowden maryland public highways red line

Report: Maryland’s Governor Used Tax Dollars to Enrich Himself

Eric Cortellessa and Lisa Snowden discuss new allegations that Larry Hogan siphoned money from public transit projects to build highways that benefited his real estate…

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FOX Says Baltimore Schools Aren’t Underfunded. They’re Wrong

Education finance expert Jess Gartner joins TRNN’s Jaisal Noor and Stephen Janis to discuss recent right-wing news coverage of Baltimore city schools The post FOX…

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Posted in #Poverty #TheRealNews Baltimore Donald Trump Jaisal kevin plank Larry Hogan opportunity zones ProPublica

How a Baltimore Billionaire Won a Tax Cut Trump Said Would Help the Poor

ProPublica’s Jeff Ernsthausen explains how a poorly-designed map boosted billionaire Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank’s development company The post How a Baltimore Billionaire Won a…

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Posted in #Democrats #Poverty #TheRealNews fight for $15 Larry Hogan living wage maryland minimum wage

Maryland Becomes Sixth State to Adopt $15 Minimum Wage

UPDATE: On Thursday March 28, Maryland’s Legislature has overridden Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a bill that would gradually raise Maryland’s minimum wage to $15/hr…

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It’s “Pro-Criminal” to Oppose Mandatory Minimums – Gov. Larry Hogan

Veteran police officer Neill Franklin pushes back on recent comments by Maryland’s Republican Governor, and says harsh sentences are not effective in reducing crime The…

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Maryland Advances Bill For a $15 Minimum Wage in Six Years

By: Jaisal Noor Maryland’s General Assembly advanced a bill to increase the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, but critics say it’s been severely…

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Parents, Civil Rights Groups Sue Maryland For Underfunding Public Schools

The State of Maryland is facing fresh allegations of failing to adequately fund Baltimore Schools, according to a brief jointly filed by parents, American Civil…

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