Top Leaderboard, Site wide
May 4, 2015
Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines
Sign up for Truthdig's Email NewsletterLike Truthdig on FacebookFollow Truthdig on TwitterSubscribe to Truthdig's RSS Feed

Get Truthdig's headlines in your inbox!


Truthdig Bazaar
The John Lennon Letters

The John Lennon Letters

Edited by Hunter Davies
$29.99

more items

 
Tags

Tag: Baltimore


Make the Rich Panic

As we saw in Baltimore, the corporate elites who hold absolute power react only when they become afraid. And they become afraid only when we take to the streets.

Posted on May 3, 2015 READ MORE


VIDEO: Voices From the Epicenter of Protest in Baltimore

The Real News Network captured confrontations between Baltimore police and protesters defying Friday night’s 10 p.m. curfew, which attorney A. Dwight Pettit and law professor Doug Colbert consider a dress rehearsal for martial law. Also, Baltimore residents react to the charges brought against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.

Posted on May 3, 2015 READ MORE



To Rebuild Baltimore, First Clear the Blight

There has been much talk about the maladies that afflict Baltimore. One of the most visible should also be one of the most straightforward to address: its enormous stock of derelict, abandoned housing.

Posted on May 2, 2015 READ MORE


‘Left, Right & Center’: Baltimore, Same-Sex Marriage and Bernie Sanders

It’s been a busy news week, to say the least. Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer happened to be in Baltimore and relays what he saw, on the latest episode of “Left, Right & Center.” Also: Bernie Sanders’ 2016 bid and same-sex marriage’s upcoming day in court.

Posted on May 1, 2015 READ MORE


VIDEO: Former FBI Agent Weighs In on Freddie Gray Case

Find out what is meant by zero-tolerance policing.

Posted on May 1, 2015 READ MORE



VIDEO: Baltimore’s Top Prosecutor Charges Six Officers in the Killing of Freddie Gray

Marilyn Mosby, the state’s attorney for Baltimore, announced Friday morning that she would pursue criminal charges against six police officers involved in the April death of Freddie Gray, an event that sparked demonstrations and rioting across the city.

Posted on May 1, 2015 READ MORE


Baltimore Firefighter: Media Divert Attention From Freddie Gray Killing to Property Destruction

Baltimore firefighter Gary Nelson gives an unsanctioned account of Monday’s confrontation between youths and police; activists discuss what the local community should do next; and Police Commissioner Anthony Batts is reported to have told city officials that no new evidence of the use of force in the injuries and death of Freddie Gray has emerged.

Posted on Apr 30, 2015 READ MORE


Molotov Cocktail

Share
Posted on Apr 30, 2015 READ MORE


Baltimore

Share
Posted on Apr 30, 2015 READ MORE



Arash Azizzada (CC BY-NC 2.0)

You’ll Never Guess Who the Outside Agitators in Baltimore Really Are

Over 70 percent of Baltimore Police Department officers live outside city limits, with at least 10 percent living over state lines. By contrast, almost all of those arrested in ongoing protests sparked by the police killing of the unarmed Freddie Gray reside firmly within the city.

Posted on Apr 30, 2015 READ MORE


Violence and Unrest in Baltimore Are No Accident

The systemic causes and deliberate policies that led to the killing of Freddie Gray and the protests that followed—and policy solutions that would address these problems—are discussed by former Baltimore City Council President Lawrence Bell, attorney A. Dwight Petit and Paul Jay, senior editor of “The Real News Network.”

Posted on Apr 29, 2015 READ MORE


Red-Handed

Share
Posted on Apr 29, 2015 READ MORE


Jon Stewart Highlights Media Hypocrisy in Coverage of White Riots Vs. Baltimore Protests

With a video montage of Americans rioting over incredibly important things such as sports and pumpkins, “The Daily Show” host exposes the double standard on reporting when it comes to the Freddie Gray protests in Baltimore.

Posted on Apr 29, 2015 READ MORE


No Fingerprints

Share
Posted on Apr 28, 2015 READ MORE    



The New York Times’ Skewed Reporting on Baltimore

A recent article on the situation in Baltimore went 11 paragraphs before quoting anyone other than a police officer or government official.

Posted on Apr 28, 2015 READ MORE



President Obama on Baltimore Uprising: ‘No Excuse for ... Violence’

President Obama addressed the ongoing unrest in Baltimore on Tuesday, admonishing demonstrators for changing the tone of the protests Monday, as he saw it, and characterizing the shift as one toward “senseless violence.”

Posted on Apr 28, 2015 READ MORE


VIDEO: Baltimore Police, Protesters React After Freddie Gray Funeral

“When he picked him up off the ground, the man couldn’t move,” a protester says to a Baltimore police officer about the incident in which Gray’s spine was severed while in police custody. “He couldn’t move.”

Posted on Apr 28, 2015 READ MORE


Information Blackout

Share
Posted on Apr 28, 2015 READ MORE    


NFL News

Share
Posted on Aug 6, 2014 READ MORE



44 Years a Prisoner: The Case of Eddie Conway

Marshall “Eddie” Conway walked free from prison this week, just one month shy of 44 years behind bars. He was convicted of the April 1970 killing of a Baltimore police officer. Conway has always maintained his innocence.

Posted on Mar 5, 2014 READ MORE



Baltimore: The City That Bleeds

David Kennedy, author of “Don’t Shoot: One Man, a Street Fellowship, and the End of Violence in Inner-City America,” spent more than 10 years in the worst corners of the worst cities in the country before going to Baltimore.

Posted on Nov 23, 2011 READ MORE


Obama Brings Budget Plan to Captive Audience of Middle Schoolers

President Obama may have picked one of the only places in the country where delivering a speech about his new budget plan would be met with enthusiasm by visiting the Parkville Middle School and Center for Technology in Baltimore ...

Posted on Feb 14, 2011 READ MORE



AP / Susan Walsh

Two Injured in Maryland Mail Blasts

Two explosive devices embedded in pieces of mail detonated within minutes of each other in two government buildings in Maryland on Thursday, injuring two employees and leading local officials to believe that the incidents were related.

Posted on Jan 6, 2011 READ MORE



Flickr / laverrue

Maryland to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages (Performed Elsewhere)

The state of Maryland hasn’t worked out legislation to officially validate same-sex marriages that happen within its own borders, but as of Wednesday, Maryland’s Attorney General Douglas Gansler made it possible for GLBTQ partners’ unions to be legally recognized—as long as they were performed somewhere else.

Posted on Feb 25, 2010 READ MORE


Republican conference

Obama and the House GOP: Full Q&A From Baltimore

Courtesy of C-SPAN, watch the whole (and at times, lively) exchange between President Barack Obama and Republican House members at a GOP retreat in Baltimore on Friday.

Posted on Jan 29, 2010 READ MORE


Lawmaker Quits Amid Child Porn Investigation

A Republican member of the Maryland Legislature has resigned after authorities raided his home and took several items, including his computer, during a child pornography investigation. According to the Baltimore Examiner, state Delegate Robert McKee had been a sponsor of the Child Protection From Predators Act.

Posted on Feb 18, 2008 READ MORE


HIV
news.bbc.co.uk

Scientist: HIV Vaccine at Square One

Nobel Prize-winning biologist David Baltimore has told his peers that researchers are no closer to discovering an HIV vaccine after decades of study. He called for new approaches and said the challenge was difficult because “to control HIV immunologically the scientific community has to beat out nature, do something that nature, with its advantage of four billion years of evolution, has not been able to do.”

Posted on Feb 15, 2008 READ MORE


Oral and Anal Sex Acts Are Up Among Teens

There has been a “significant increase” in the proportion of teens and young adults engaging in such acts during the last decade, according to STD clinics in Baltimore.

Posted on May 10, 2006 READ MORE


View the most popular tags overall?

 
Right 1, Site wide - BlogAds Premium
 
Right Skyscraper, Site Wide
Right 2, Site wide - Blogads
 
Join the Liberal Blog Advertising Network
 
 
 
Right Internal Skyscraper, Site wide