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Baltimore City favors developers over people

Once again, the city government is ready to give developers a big tax break. This follows the continuing failure of downtown redevelopment in places like Inner Harbor.  Mayor Stephanie Failings-Blake is back at it again. Baltimore Brew recently reported that … 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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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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Has O’Malley been corrupted?

I come back to Governor Martin O’Malley who is widely praised this year but well, has some problems. I wrote about this back in 2011 on Sunshine Politics where I noted the following: “In 2011, Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland proposed a … Continue reading

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BGE’s monopoly isn’t the only way to meet our energy needs

This was originally published in the Baltimore Sun after it magically appeared recently. One commenter writes “Watching the water leak and the possible few days before we even find out what exactly is going on, City Officials words not mine … Continue reading

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Launching the #StopBS Campaign

My post yesterday in which I wrote criticizing Brinkley’s proposal to lower the corporate income tax rate has got some attention. I’m not going to wait until I look into  I posted about it on Facebook in fact and some … Continue reading

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Kim Trueheart says she speaks truth to power

This story by Fern Shen comes from Baltimore Brew and it profiles an activist I think everyone should know about because it relates to the struggle for justice. A profile of the activist, who has been banned from Baltimore City … Continue reading

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