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Tag: Baltimore

Catastrophe at Key Bridge: The Dali’s history of navigational blunders culminates...

This incident not only highlights the Dali's checkered navigational record but also casts a spotlight on maritime safety standards and the scrutiny applied to vessels with histories of infractions.

Baltimore joins over 100 US cities in official endorsement of Medicare...

The resolution is seen as a step toward addressing health inequities and improving outcomes for all residents in Baltimore and beyond.

Activists working to defund Baltimore’s police face roadblocks

While grassroots activists have made progress on the aforementioned fronts, the demand to defund police remains stubbornly out of reach—for now.

US cities are suffocating in the heat. Now they want retribution

In a recent lawsuit, the city argues that fossil fuel companies should be held responsible for such costs because they knowingly contributed to the climate crisis.

Baltimore, Rhode Island argue they’re suing fossil fuel companies over climate...

While the Baltimore and Rhode Island cases proceed in state courts, the fossil fuel companies continue to pursue federal court jurisdiction.

Baltimore residents: Trump’s attacks on the city are rooted in “racism...

President Trump is facing widespread outrage after describing Baltimore as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess.”

Baltimore joins global movement, becoming the first major US city to...

The global movement to stop privatization deals and expand public ownership just scored a huge victory in Baltimore, as residents voted overwhelmingly to ban putting their water in private hands.

Baltimore set to become first major American city to ban water...

"Access to clean and affordable water should be looked at as a basic human right."

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Baltimore set to become first major American city to outlaw water privatization, House Democrats fight back against Big Pharma, Republicans want to give Trump the power to shut down media, and more.

On ‘front lines of climate change,’ Baltimore lawsuit aims to hold...

"These oil and gas companies knew for decades that their products would harm communities like ours."

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.
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How Trump is following Hitler’s playbook

History shows there are no “one-day” dictatorships. When democracies fall, they typically fall completely.