In a rare instance of progressive preemption, the city’s voters told private water corporations to leave them alone.
It’s not enough to see shows and buy local art. Policy changes are needed to fully acknowledge the value that artists bring to Baltimore.
Development projects in cities across the nation are trying to drive out low-income residents, but local activists are taking control with community-based solutions that are beneficial to everyone.
Like labor unions, neighborhood unions could help residents bargain collectively for affordable housing, housing security, protections for local businesses, and community reconciliation.
Black Americans will never trust the police without serious measures to reduce police violence and improve accountability.
Local high school students and Curtis Bay residents have organized a tremendous campaign of resistance against failed development in South Baltimore.
Poets Claudia Rankine, Paul Lisicky, and IPS’s E. Ethelbert Miller lead a list of 25 main stage authors and more than 30 concurrent programs at the 13th annual CityLit Festival celebrating national poetry month
History may smile on these guardians of the public trust, but during their lifetimes they remain outcasts.
The protesters in Baltimore need to be heard. Are we listening?
Violence is structured into the everyday institutional practices of all oppressive societies, not simply an aspect of the resistance of the oppressed.
A harrowing road trip on the first day of my summer internship helped me get the point of my work on the Genuine Progress Indicator.
This op-ed ran in the Lake Worth Herald (Lake Worth, FL) on March 2, 2006.