Commentary

Voter Rights

Opinion: The Real Hogan Stands … Against Voter Rights

As our nation celebrates the life of civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis and his lifelong commitment to voting rights, sadly in the state...

Howard Lee Gorrell: Marylanders Living Abroad Won’t Be Counted in Census

“The Trump administration’s attempt to exclude undocumented immigrants from the Census is blatantly unconstitutional and is clearly motivated by animus toward our immigrant communities.”--...

Joe Gaskins: State Still Keeping Minorities Out of the Medical Cannabis Business

On Thursday, the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission’s Policy Committee will consider changing its regulations to allow a licensed cannabis cultivator to open a second...

Opinion: Baltimore Region Headed Wrong Way on Transportation Challenges

This is a pivotal year in the United States. It’s becoming clear that the status quo across so many areas is not working.Health care,...

Josh Kurtz: ‘Still Standing’ Is Hogan’s Paean to Hogan

The secret sauce of Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.'s political success as a Republican in Democratic Maryland, in the age of Donald Trump and...

Maricé Morales: A Culturally-Sensitive Model to Address the Staggering Rate of Latinos’ COVID-19 Infections

Witnessing the COVID-19 deaths and infection rates in my personal circle confirms the data we are seeing throughout the country. In an ABC/IPSOS Poll...

Opinion: So-Called Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights Cannot Exist

You will never see a fish riding a bicycle, or a gentle extermination camp. And you will never see “a bill of rights for...

Frank DeFilippo: When the Men With the Guns Come to Town

“When the men with guns who have always claimed to be against the system start wearing uniforms and marching with torches and pictures of...

Opinion: Time Is Right to Remake Mental Health and Support Systems

Our great American experiment faces its oldest challenge again. We find it painful to see unfulfilled high expectations leading again to frustration, anxiety and...
Injustice

Opinion: Pinstriped Injustice in a Time of COVID-19 

Dear Seersucker Suit,Hello, old friend. I see that you recently made it down from the attic since you are now fashion-police acceptable in these...