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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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Joseph Thompson: Workingmen’s Party Candidate for Mayor

One result of the railroad strike in Baltimore was the formation of a Workingmen’s party that spoke to the interests of working people and waged a fall electoral campaign challenging local politicians and businessmen. Meeting on July 30 in Rechabite … 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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Artscape has lost its soul: a sea of hyper-commercialization UPDATED

Today I went down to the country’s largest art festival in Baltimore. It was deathly hot, meaning my cold water turned all warm. Everyone seemed to be selling something. There was police presence just about everywhere. This even included a … 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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Business-friendly means favoring big corporations

Note: This was originally sent to the publication of the Green Party (U.S.) called Green Pages. The article has been slightly changed as it is being published on this blog. On April 9th, The Daily Record, a conservative tabloid owned … Continue reading

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