Monthly Archives: March 2013

The BGE Tapes

As my youtube account is barraged with copyright infringement requests, it is necessary to post the recordings I made of a meeting moderated by Senator Brochin on 11/28/11. It was about BGE’s response to Hurricane Irene.  I am putting these … Continue reading

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Maryland’s legislative assault: more for the one percent, less for you

I’ve written before about how Senator David Brinkley and Delegate Kelly Schultz introduced companion bills in each house lower corporate income tax rates by 2.25 percent. I noted that over 35% of these sponsors were connected to the business-friendly ALEC. … Continue reading

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Briddell and Singer square off on homeless policy in Baltimore

Some sharp dialogue and telling data from their encounter yesterday on WYPR Fern Shen March 21, 2013 at 1:40 pm Story Link Homeless encampment, two blocks from City Hall, slated for eviction in the near future. Photo by: Mark Reutter … Continue reading

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Article against Exelon Merger

Originally posted on Beyond the Barricade:
I recently read in The Daily Record an article which brought some ideas to my mind. The article noted that “Baltimore’s design review panel Thursday gave a preliminary thumbs up to a design for…

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Is Mary Pat Clarke a savior?

I remember back to what Howard Zinn wrote in 1999 in the Chapter titled The Coming Revolt of the Guards of A People’s History of the United States. He said: “All these histories of this country centered on the Founding … Continue reading

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A view from Federal Hill

Editor’s note: Like the piece published by Willliam Domhoff, this selection is from the last chapter of The Baltimore Book: New Views of Local History by Elizabeth Fee, Linda Shopes and Linda Zeidman which was published in 1991. While this … Continue reading

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City reserves right to clear homeless camps before residents are resettled

Residents of this encampment, two blocks from City Hall, have been notified that they will be evicted when the Farmers’ Market reopens next month. Photo by: Mark Reutter A Brew Exclusive: We publish the city’s policy on when and how … Continue reading

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