A pending court case in Idaho could push back against the savage local laws criminalizing homelessness and pushing the unhoused further into hopelessness -- a post from the excellent blog, Maryland Scramble Continue reading
NEW ON THIS INFO CROSSROADS are fresh blogs on the crisis in affordable housing in Maryland and on not being smug about the frantic GOP scrum for the presidential nomination: How good is the progressive bench; where are tomorrow's progressive candidates? Earlier posts include SCOTUS critiques, the bad trade bills, the unending battle against racism, business influence in both of Maryland's parties and more... all available; just scroll down below...
The U.S. is experiencing a major housing crisis that has largely been ignored, and Maryland ranks 7th for highest housing costs and is in need of urgent solutions. Continue reading
Recent behavior of the Supreme Court's conservative wing shows the persistent danger to the concept of equal protection... Continue reading
Maryland's partisan, flawed system of drawing electoral districts can be shifted to one that's a national standard. But many interests compete to keep the status quo and a tricky political calendar before 2020 has to be navigated. Continue reading
Alarming news came recently when Equality Maryland announced that it may have to scale back or cease operations as funding fell following the Supreme Court marriage equality victory last month. Alarming, because Equality Maryland’s work isn’t done—it still has a profoundly important mission Continue reading