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“Warmth of Other Suns” Exhibit Looks at Displacement from Many Angles
People moving to improve their lot in life has been a constant and sometimes this movement takes place across the arbitrary lines known as borders.
Single-Member Assembly Districts Will Help End MD's Incumbent Protection System
Richard DeShay Elliott
With Maryland’s multi-member districts, the costs of running a race and the time needed to cover the 125,000-plus population districts are too much for all but the most well-funded insurgent candidates. In many parts of the state, particularly Prince George’s and Montgomery counties, the only way to win is by joining the incumbent slate.
Hogan Stonewalling on Spending Riles Critics Across the Spectrum in MD
Hogan, as Treasurer Nancy Kopp acutely suggests, is becoming rapidly more Trump-like as he wallows in second-term freedom, acting out the Maryland equivalent of the Obama-obsessed Trump’s attempt to erase the work of his predecessor, in Hogan’s case Democrat Martin O’Malley.
Prison Abolition and the War on the Poor
A program to abolish prisons and police needs more than sloganeering. We need a program that understands the struggle to win control for all the people looking to pursue a more just society.
A Gap In the Armor: Time to Take Down Biden
In the coming debates, Bernie must deepen and sustain Biden's diminished public perception. In fact, it should be expanded to emphasize that Biden will not fight for the multi-racial working class.