Category Archives: homeless

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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Is a good deed enough?

This week I’ve been writing some articles and doing some other stuff. Yesterday, my dad and I were going around Towson, the capital of Baltimore County, and there was an elderly white lady on the sidewalk with a shopping cart. … 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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Advocates Condemn Clearing of Baltimore’s ‘Camp 83’ Homeless Encampment

This story about Camp 83 cones from the Real News Network, specificially their division in Baltimore. They talk about how the city cleared ‘Camp 83′ and refused to find residents shelter but private citizen provides campers temporary housing. Here’s the … Continue reading

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The new Hooverviles of Maryland

As I was going across twitter an interesting story came up. A homeless advocate tweeted: Good coverage by @marcsteiner: “Camp 83, Homeless Community Under Jones Falls Expressway to be Cleared by City http://t.co/8Oxr9Mi569” I had not heard of Camp 83 … Continue reading

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Banning panhandling – a national trend in hard times?

This article on the independent alternative media outlet, Baltimore Brew, is very interesting as I feel that Panhandlers are doing nothing wrong. Previously, an attorney for the Michigan Chapter of the ACLU noted that “anti-begging laws that punish that most … Continue reading

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