Secularizing Maryland's Health Care

Marylanders deserve better end of life options and full disclosure of which providers decline those options for religious reasons. Mathew Goldstein describes a legislative move expected early next year.

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A Movement is Growing in Prince George's County

Grassroots awareness is growing in Prince George's in the face of criminal justice abuses, communities without jobs and official indifference to inequality.

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Progressive Maryland pushes for recovery of people power in our everyday lives

Privatization, and the continued push for it, reduces people's power over their everyday lives. Progressive Maryland is active in opposing, or remedying, loss of people power.

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Campus Protests: It's Complicated

How safe a space should a university campus be? And how should individual sensibilities and feelings get balanced against the need to address and solve the conflicts -- of ideas, rights and inequalities? Hal Ginsberg takes a look at recent turmoil.

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Refugees Should Be Welcomed in Maryland

Gov. Larry Hogan has fallen in line with other GOP governors in seeking to keep Syrian refugees out of our state. He is not speaking for the majority of Marylanders, who recognize need when they see it. Justin Vest makes the case for a reversal of the Governor's bad decision.

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Development Without Displacement

Stanford Fraser shows that "Prince George’s County has the unprecedented opportunity to accomplish something far more extraordinary in local government -- incentivizing economic development without displacing citizens."

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The Ways Lives Matter: Elizabeth Warren’s History Lesson

"History often speaks in riddles," Hal Ginsberg argues. "Here, as Sen. Warren accurately relates, it issues a clarion call that when the federal government is dedicated to full employment, high marginal tax rates, cheap education, affordable housing, and increased access to health care, American families – white and black – in the millions do achieve the American dream.  We do even better when the government extends its commitment from economic to racial justice."

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Saturday: A Climate Expo in Suitland

Lots of information about how Maryland can deal with climate change, including political action and green jobs -- this Saturday in Suitland.

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TPP is Still a Bad Deal and Worth Opposing

Hal Ginsberg argues "Economic inequality and climate change are the defining challenges of 2015.   The rapid rise of international trade over the past twenty years has significantly exacerbated both. It is almost certain that any multi-lateral trade agreement, no matter how well-crafted, would continue these damaging trends."

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'Angry Voters' are Nothing New: Check your History

The "Angry Voters" of 2016 are a fixture of electoral politics for the last half-century and more. The reasons for their anger are nothing new either.

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