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McDonald’s wage hike: Speculation, and the science

McDonald’s has become the latest in a series of major corporations, like Wal-Mart and Ikea, to announce modest raises for wage employees. Though falling well short of typical calls for a living wage – which aims for a starting rate […]

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McDonald’s wage hike: Speculation, and the science

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McDonald’s has become the latest in a series of major corporations, like Wal-Mart and Ikea, to announce modest raises for wage employees. Though falling well short of typical calls for a living wage – which aims for a starting rate […]

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Black Caucus protests Hogan’s education funding

By Rebecca Lessner For MarylandReporter.com The Maryland legislature’s Black Caucus has sent a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan protesting cuts to education in his budget, saying they hurt progress being made

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Stand For Peace

Saturday You will hold a candle, Protect the flame with your palm. Some will carry signs, “Stand For Peace”; There will be song. I will search for my heart In my cluttered room, Windows closed, blinds drawn. I

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Baltimore teachers, students rally for $10-million from city hall for community schools

(Councilman Carl Stokes speaks to Baltimore City Hall rally for community schools.) By Alexis Webb Alexis@MarylandReporter.com Hundreds of Baltimore area teachers, parents, and students rallied in Baltimore City Hall Tuesday afternoon to

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Activists protest at Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, chanting ‘No Cove Point’

All photos by Bonnie Lane except noted. Hundreds of activists from several Mid- Atlantic states and beyond gathered Julu 12 near the U.S. Capitol reflecting pool before marching to the

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Baltimore City Council adopts stricter youth curfew law

Activists protested  outside Baltimore City Hall Monday against a proposed curfew law. On the agenda of the City Council was  Bill No. 13-0261, which opponents claim will “dramatically expand Baltimore’s (youth)

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Postal workers protest privatization at Staples

Members of the American Postal Workers Union staged a spirited protest  Thursday at a Staples store located in Baltimore. This was one of more than 50 rallies held  by

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‘Workers Assembly’ demand fair wages in Baltimore

Community, union and student activists convened Saturday in Baltimore City to hold a “Workers Assembly.” The event was held at Sharp’s Hall on York Road, just behind the Govan’s

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Activists protest to ‘Stop Cove Point Project’ and fracking

More than  a thousand environmental activists gathered at the War Memorial Plaza in Baltimore at noon Thursday to try to stop the Cove Point project. It is a planned “mega-fracked

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SuperShuttle drivers call for better wages

Veolia is a billion dollar international corporation with transportation companies operating along the East Coast of the U.S.It hires SuperShuttle workers at both BWI and Dulles airports. Many of the

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