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Viral Racism and the Politics of Distraction

Republican and Democrats are both exploiting Trump's racism to avoid dealing with real issues.

Peter Bloom ·


As The Baltimore Sun wrote, it’s better to have a few rats than to be one.

Gabrielle Gurley ·

"Trump's Lies and Racism Never End": Sanders Hits Back at President's Attacks on Baltimore

"While I have been fighting to lift the people of Baltimore and elsewhere out of poverty with good paying jobs, housing, and healthcare, he has been attacking workers and the poor."

Eoin Higgins ·

'The Story of Water': New Video From Story of Stuff Team Delivers Short, Beautiful Smackdown of Water Privatization

"We know what really happens when a city turns over this precious resource to corporations"

Andrea Germanos ·

Celebrations as Baltimore Set to Become First Major American City to Outlaw Water Privatization

"Baltimore will be a public water hero when this legislation passes—and should act as an example for other cities."

Jessica Corbett ·

On 'Front Lines of Climate Change,' Baltimore Lawsuit Aims to Hold 26 Fossil Fuel Companies Accountable

"These oil and gas companies knew for decades that their products would harm communities like ours."

Jessica Corbett ·

Justice Department Will Not Charge Officers Over Killing of Freddie Gray

"We know that spines do not break without cause," said the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund in response to the news

Jake Johnson ·

Former NAACP Head Ben Jealous Enters MD Governor's Race Campaigning for Economic and Social Justice

"In this moment, when extreme right-wing conservatives control every branch of our federal government, we'regoing to celebrate the power that we have in our states, and move our states forward, no matter what happens in Washington."

Democracy Now! ·

'No Regard for Human Rights': Sessions Slammed for Order on Police Conduct

Order is "a clear indication that [Sessions'] Department of Justice is moving toward abandoning its obligations to uphold federal civil rights laws through consent decrees"

Nadia Prupis ·

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Helped Police Track Activists of Color: ACLU

In marketing materials, surveillance developer Geofeedia called unions and activist groups "overt threats"

Nadia Prupis ·

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