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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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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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Looking at Wal-Mart and protests against it

After reading an article in The Dagger about how Wal-Mart doesn’t care about those that are protesting against it, saying they don’t matter. The Dagger reports that “Wal-Mart on Friday submitted revised plans to county officials for a proposed Bel … Continue reading

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