Thursday, May 28, 2020

Tag: Baltimore

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."

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.

POPULAR

4 Minnesota cops fired after appearing to kill handcuffed man on video

Recorded on cellphone video physically abusing a handcuffed and motionless man for several minutes, four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday for needlessly causing...

The billionaire governor who’s been sued dozens of times for millions in unpaid bills

Gov. Jim Justice is West Virginia’s richest man. Over the last three decades, lawsuits over unpaid bills have cost his constellation of companies more than $128 million in judgments and settlements.

Bernie Sanders introduces Paycheck Security Act to protect millions of employees during coronavirus pandemic

“Without aggressive action to help workers keep their jobs and businesses stay open, we risk an economic disaster that could take decades to repair.”

Survey shows 1 in 5 teachers—citing COVID-19 concerns—likely won’t return to US schools this...

"Though Americans are optimistic about a return to in-person learning, there is angst among teachers, parents, and America at large about how to keep our schools safe if the virus isn't fully contained."