Commentary

Opinion: On Housing Affordability

The increasing homeless population in all urban centers shows that achieving housing equity will require an innovative approach to residential distribution along with a...

Opinion: The Next Act for Health Care

To start, let's make one thing perfectly clear: the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is still the law despite Republican efforts to...

Frank DeFilippo: Bernie Sanders and His Antecedents

So much for Bernie Sanders and socialism.We’ve all met the likes of Sanders before, if not in actual life then in books, union halls,...

Opinion: Kirwan Blueprint Funding Reform Needed

The Kirwan Blueprint bill moved way too fast through the House last week and passed late Friday night. Now it crosses over to the...

Opinion: Why We Won’t Have a Female President Next Year

The 2020 Democratic presidential race, which, at one point, was brimming with promise with a high water mark of six women contenders, has dwindled...

Opinion: Maryland’s Energy Can be Clean, But Will it be Smart?

The Maryland legislature passed an initiative last year positioning the state as one of few across the country making drastic efforts to reduce the...

Opinion: Montgomery Council Must Act Now to Protect Residents From 5G Radiation

The next generation in wireless telecommunications is just around the corner, the experts tell us, and the telecom companies that will sell us this...

Del. Lesley Lopez: Crack Down on Predatory Lenders

Serving as a state delegate in the Maryland General Assembly is one of three jobs that I currently have. It’s actually the 26th job...

Opinion: Getting Politicians to Work for the Voters

At the end of 2019 a commission appointed by top officials in Massachusetts delivered recommendations on how to reverse a trend that is ravaging...

Josh Kurtz: The Political Education of the BSO

On March 17, when many Annapolis denizens will be doing the traditional St. Patrick's Day pub crawl -- or wishing they were -- members...