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Baltimore needs more bike racks

I bike every day. As a 20-something grad student with tuition debt, owning a car is out of the question, as is defaulting to Uber for all my rides. I rely on my bike for everything – commuting to school, […]

Baltimore needs more bike racks

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I bike every day. As a 20-something grad student with tuition debt, owning a car is out of the question, as is defaulting to Uber for all my rides. I rely on my bike for everything – commuting to school, […]

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Did Baltimore avoid a life-endangering metro rail crisis through sheer luck?

Without public notice, Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland Department of Transportation/Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT/MTA) closed the entire Metro Subway line from Owings Mills to Johns Hopkins downtown on

Baltimore Gun Violence Protest March 6, 2018. (credit Michael Jordan BPE)

Our leadership has failed our justice system and youth

Today, in the year 2018, with the most advanced technology in the world, there is something seriously wrong with our system of justice. It is dysfunctional in the least

What happens if US relations with South Korea deteriorate

The United States and the Republic of Korea (or South Korea) have had cordial and beneficial relations since the end of World War II, although it was obvious that

Amend Maryland’s state song, don’t end it

A bill is moving through the Maryland General Assembly that would retire our official State song, "Maryland, My Maryland," and reestablish it as "the Historical State song".  If SB790

Torture in America: Battling the death penalty

If you’re thirsting to understand our increasingly cold, jaundiced, at times carcinogenic society, James Baldwin’s singular insight about America and his dizzying, divine command of the English language are

Alabama has a history of torturing poor people

If you have a high-profile lawyer with powerful friends and you’re tortured while on death row in Alabama, everyone in the nation not only knows about it — overwhelmingly,

Gun advocacy can be a funny topic

I couldn’t help myself. I know, I should know better, but sometimes I just feel the need to engage people over hot button issues and what better one is

Shared parenting after divorce: Maryland legislators should consider Arizona’s success

The Washington Post recently urged Maryland lawmakers to reject a presumption of shared parenting time for the children of divorced parents. The Post Editorial Board made the false assumption that it

Capital punishment could come to an end in America

Wiping the stain of capital punishment clean On Monday, the Supreme Court will decide whether to hear a case with the potential to end this nation’s abominably long and freakish

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