Category Archives: activism

Two Dutch “justice has been served” Ruppersburger letters you don’t wanna miss

*The title refers to the statement made by Congressman Ruppersburger (officially as a statement of the committee he leads) that the conviction of whistleblower Chelsea (then Bradley) Manning: “Justice has been served today. PFC Manning harmed our national security, violated … Continue reading

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A radical’s perspective on CCAN’s stop at St. Mary’s College

At PowerShift which I wrote about on October 27th, CCAN was talking about a whole new threat: a liquified natural gas export facility in Maryland. I had done some research into this myself, and I found out: There is already … Continue reading

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Business-friendly means favoring big corporations

Maryland legislation not in the interest of communities An editorial by Burkely Hermann, Maryland Green Party (originally posted on Green Pages). On April 9th 2013, The Daily Record, a conservative tabloid owned by The Dolan Company declared that “the 2013 … Continue reading

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A Beattyocracy: Rushing through corporate welfare like its nobody’s business UPDATED

Developer Michael Beatty, who manages Harbor Point Development Holdings, LLC (Harbor Point) and also works for Harbor East. The bill which recently passed the City Council of Baltimore, gave the “luxury waterfront development,” Harbor Point, over $125 million in taxpayer … Continue reading

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City budget helps the rich, hurts the middle class

The recent Sun editorial regarding Baltimore’s budget sounded like it was written at City Hall—the story of the heartfelt push by the city government to reform itself into a positive middle-class builder (“Building a middle class,” June 19). It’s really … Continue reading

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Updates on the next month

I just wanted to tell the readers of this blog that I’ll be busy in the next two weeks. I’ll try to publish as many posts as I can but it will be hard. After that I’ll be on vacation. … Continue reading

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Free Chelsea at the corporate-sponsored pride march? UPDATED

Recently on the site of Occupy Baltimore, it asked people to join the Baltimore pride march, demanding that Chelsea Manning be freed. However, I smell something sinister about this march, which I thoroughly investigated. Recently, I published an article about … Continue reading

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