Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag: Baltimore

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."

Baltimore police commissioner faces federal charges

“There is no excuse for my failure to fulfill my obligations as a citizen and public official.”

Baltimore cop charged with planting drugs in body cam video

Pinheiro’s attorney claims “this is just another overreach."

Second police body cam video appears to show cops planting drugs

Police officials have refused to disclose the identities of the officers allegedly depicted planting drugs in the second video.

Baltimore’s “Big Government” In Blue Uniforms

Conservatives’ zeal for reining in government turns into something else when marginalized groups, or groups they disdain suffer under the only form of “big government” conservatives don’t seem to mind.

Watch: A Year After Freddie Gray, Baltimore Is Still Rising

Tired of waiting for outside help, grassroots organizations are generating resources from within the African American community.

Second Officer Acquitted in Freddie Gray Trial

Although Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. failed to put a seatbelt on Gray and ignored multiple requests for medical attention, he has become the second Baltimore police officer acquitted of all criminal charges against him.

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American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

‘The time is now:’ Over 200 economists send a letter to Congress endorsing Medicare...

"We encourage Congress to move forward with implementing a public financed Medicare for All plan to achieve the equitable and affordable universal health care system that the American people need."

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $25M in baby powder cancer verdict

According to Judge Manuel Mendez, who is presiding over the trial, Johnson & Johnson placed “corporate profits and reputation over the health and safety of consumers.”

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

China’s global leadership list

What should the U.S. do to try and keep up with China?

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