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."
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."