Baltimore Explores Safe Consumption Sites

Safe consumption sites have been used around the world for decades, and advocates hope they could help Baltimore decrease its overdose death rate–one of the highest in the nation. The post Baltimore Explores Safe Consumption Sites appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/baltimore-explores-safe-consumption-sites Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with […]

Students Say the Cost of Underfunding Schools Is Too High

200 Baltimore students and their allies ask why there’s always money to fund police and the military, but never any for public schools. The post Students Say the Cost of Underfunding Schools Is Too High appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/students-cost-underfunding-schools-too-high Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. […]

$71 Million for More Cops; Not A Dime for Jobs and Healthcare

Operation Relentless Pursuit is a Department of Justice initiative to combat crime through a “surge in federal resources.” We talked with Brandon Walker of the Ujima People’s Progress Party about what’s really needed to combat crime and empower neighborhoods in places like Baltimore, one of the seven cities targeted by the plan. The post $71 […]

Shoot First, Get Paid Later

The Police Accountability Report explores how a controversial shooting may lead to a lifetime pension for the officer involved, and why concepts like blanket criminality and moral disqualification drive the system that rewards questionable behavior. The post Shoot First, Get Paid Later appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/shoot-first-get-paid-later Droolin’ Dog sniffed out […]

Local Beauty Shops Talk Politics and Impeachment

Black women respond to the impeachment inquiry and to Trump. The post Local Beauty Shops Talk Politics and Impeachment appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/local-beauty-shops-talk-politics-impeachment Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Automation User

Baltimoreans Demand Answers as Shit Piles Up

The city has used just 2% of their allotted funds to help residents experiencing sewage backups. Baltimore City Council held an investigative hearing to grill the Department of Public Works. The post Baltimoreans Demand Answers as Shit Piles Up appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/baltimore-demand-answers-shit-piles-up Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and […]

Elite Institutions Hoard Wealth While Cities Die Around Them

A movement to tax non-profits in a city mired in poverty has hit an obstacle: The richest institutions claim they already pay enough. The post Elite Institutions Hoard Wealth While Cities Die Around Them appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/elite-institutions-hoard-wealth-while-cities-die Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The […]

A Call For Peace, A Demand for Justice

“These are broken people, in a broken city, in a broken system.” Baltimore Ceasefire’s Youth Ambassadors remember those who have been killed, and are pushing leaders to address the inequality and trauma that leads to violence. The post A Call For Peace, A Demand for Justice appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/stories/call-for-peace-demand-justice-baltimore-ceasefire […]