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Sen. Jill Carter: Md.’s Opportunity to Move From the Worst to the Best

COVID-19 has prompted a reckoning in Maryland.Very few facets of our society are more in need of reform than our state’s broken criminal justice...

Sen. Paul Pinsky: Time for an Honest Conversation on School Reopening Plans

President Trump and Betsy DeVos, his sycophantic secretary of Education, seem to have only one thing on their minds these days: winning the November...

Mileah Kromer: Promoting Mail-in Ballots Together

Gov. Larry Hogan’s decision to forgo a universal mail-in election, like the one he ordered for the June 2 primary, was met with swift...

Josh Kurtz: The COVID-19 Crisis and the Crisis of Confidence

I have stared COVID-19 right in the face.I have seen the contagion pass from one person to the next.That's an apocalyptic way to open...

Frank DeFilippo: Don’t Surrender the City to Bureaucrats

So here sits the City of Baltimore, plop in the middle of a fast-spreading extinction, its streets littered and in need of a massive...
Prince George's

Opinion: 5 Reasons Prince George’s Shouldn’t Mortgage Its Future to Build Schools

With an increasing number of public school districts nationwide planning to continue distance learning in the fall, few people are thinking about the physical...

Opinion: Electric Monopoly Corruption and Market Promise

As bags of cash were being passed around Illinois and Ohio statehouses, one thing was clear. No one paying or receiving the bribes had...

Opinion: Black Voters Matter

Most political analysts define “swing voters” as those who swing their support from one party to the other between election cycles – determining winners...

Alanah Davis: The Ethics and Morals of Cauliflower Not Being Steak

Beyond and veggie burgers don’t taste like meat, and I’m not in denial about it anymore.Last week, after denying myself the delight of buffalo...
Environmental Education

Opinion: The Need for Outdoor Environmental Education in Md.’s Remote Learning Curriculum

As schools rethink their learning strategies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, now is the opportunity to include more outdoor learning.Most large public school...