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Opinion: Bring Back NBA Basketball to Baltimore, Ownerless

The traditional relationship between major sports franchises and city governments is deeply parasitic, with billionaire owners eating up taxpayer funds to build their stadiums...

Opinion: Finding Collaborative Solutions to Local and Global Challenges

We face tremendous challenges, locally and globally, with the climate crisis posing the existential threat of our time. This reality must be met collaboratively,...

Opinion: Steer Clear of Dirty Energy Dead Ends

It’s no secret that Maryland has a long way to respond effectively to the climate crisis, and not much time to do it in....

Frank DeFilippo: Omens of Apocalypse All Around Us

Quick! Grab a life jacket.The Greenland ice sheet is so overheated that it melted 197 million gallons of water into the oceans. Alaska is...

Josh Kurtz: The View from Here

An Ocean City vacation carries multiple pleasures (and occasional misery), but let’s face it, with all due respect – ecotourism it ain’t.But that, essentially,...

Opinion: A Way to Save the Planet and Fund Kirwan

For years, the tobacco industry paid actors to pretend they were doctors on TV, telling Americans that smoking wasn’t bad for their health. By...

Adam Pagnucco: Governor Franchot?

Much to the dismay of the state’s Democratic establishment, Comptroller Peter Franchot appears to be planning a run for governor.  (Disclosure: Franchot is a...

Opinion: Stakes Are High for Clean Energy and a Chance to Save the Bay

Despite the sweltering heat, there’s much to celebrate when you step outside in Maryland this summer.Bald eagles, osprey, and blue heron once on the...

Frank DeFilippo: A Marylander’s Role in Crafting Social Security

There’s an important anniversary on Aug. 15 that’s worth nearly a trillion dollars.When David J. Lewis, Republican turned Democrat, congressman from Western Maryland, co-authored...

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings: Will Trump’s Attacks Unify Marylanders?

While the nation mourns the victims of three mass murders in the space of a week and ponders the extent to which Donald J....