Category Archives: schools

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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The “greatest city in America” shrouded by poverty

(A quote from the Dark Knight Rises) Last week before I went to my volunteer job I decided to walk around. As chance would have it, I ran into a homeless middle-aged black woman, who had some front teeth missing. … Continue reading

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Power corrupts…and corporations corrupt through sponsorship

There are some “well-respected” institutions in Maryland that must be examined because of their record of corporate sponsorship. These include the National Aquarium, the Maryland Science Center, the Maryland Humanities Council and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Maryland Humanities Council This … 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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American Dreamin’

This is an article published in Baltimore’s Indypendent Reader which talks about how those in Baltimore can’t always afford to go to school and the hardships of living in Baltimore City. Contributed by: Iris Kirsch [1] Monday, January 28, 2013 … Continue reading

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