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Reimagining Public Safety In One Of America’s Deadliest Cities

Mayoral Democratic primary winner Brandon Scott discusses calls to cut the Baltimore police budget to fund social programs, his approach to the drug war, and…

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‘Tough On Crime’ Cities Might Make Violence Worse

Baltimore’s leading mayoral candidates are embracing calls for change, but their proposals risk worsening mass incarceration and inequality. The post ‘Tough On Crime’ Cities Might…

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Power, Corruption & Changing How Baltimore is Governed

Powerful commercial interests dominate Baltimore’s city government, where corruption and backroom deals are part of the fabric of how decisions are made. The recent scandal…

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Is the Current Scandal at City Hall Rooted in Baltimore’s Strong Mayor system?

As Mayor Pugh remains on a leave of absence, Baltimore City residents are raising questions about the city’s all-powerful mayor system. Councilman Bill Henry Morgan…

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Scandal Grows But Baltimore Mayor Won’t Resign

City Council considers systemic reform in the wake of the “Health Holly” scandal The post Scandal Grows But Baltimore Mayor Won’t Resign appeared first on…

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