Politics & Policy Ep10: Activism in Maryland with Diane Fink of Emerge Maryland

Our Maryland sits down with Diane Fink of Emerge Maryland to talk about the work Emerge is doing, the Women's March, and the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. Continue reading

Too Little, Too Late – Too Cold

When talking about school infrastructure, the reality of the implications of not funding our school hit home over the past few weeks in Baltimore City Public Schools. Thousands of teachers, students, and parents were left scratching their heads as schools were closed day after day because classrooms were uninhabitable due to frigid temperatures. It is 2018 and this should not be an issue for children trying to learn. Continue reading

Politics & Policy Ep9: 2018 MDGA Opening Week with Senators Middleton & Ferguson

Our Maryland sits down with Senators Mac Middleton and Bill Ferguson to talk about the first week of the 2018 Legislative Session, Paid Sick Leave, and about the heating issues in Baltimore City Schools. Continue reading

Del. Eric Luedtke: The Secure and Accessible Registration Act (SARA) Could Bring Automatic Voter Registration To Maryland

In November, millions of voters across America will go to the polls to exercise that most fundamental of rights in our democracy, the right to vote. They will pick candidates for everything from United States Senate to clerk of their local courts. The opportunity to do this, as we are all taught in school, is the birthright of every American citizen. It was fought for by the founding fathers and by generations of Americans who sought to expand the franchise. It is a right guaranteed to every American. So long as they fill out the appropriate paperwork at the appropriate time. Continue reading

Analysis | Hogan: Nice Guy, No Results

Governor Hogan recently rolled out a video on social media touting his long string of supposed wins and efforts to help the people of Maryland. In this video, Gov. Hogan appears to be spreading some fake news of his own like his Republican comrade Donald Trump. With some simple fact-checking and research the fake news Hogan has been peddling since he was elected is just plain false and incorrect. Here are just a few of the more egregious claims that Hogan made in his self-congratulatory video. Continue reading

Politics & Policy Ep8: Moving forward on Paid Sick Leave with Del. Dereck E. Davis

Our Maryland sits down with Delegate Dereck E. Davis to talk about moving forward on Paid Sick Leave and a quick preview of what Marylanders can expect to see during the upcoming Legislative Session. Continue reading

Sen. Victor Ramirez: It's on us to pass common-sense reform and ban bump stocks

On October 1, 2017,  a gunman opened fire on concert goers in Las Vegas, Nevada, killing 58 people, and injuring 546. Like many of you, I watched in horror as the injury count of victims in Las Vegas continued to rise. People from all over went to a concert in Las Vegas to have a fun evening of music that turned into a nightmare of bullets raining from above. All of this destruction was caused by one man. How could one man fire off so many rounds of ammunition and kill and injure so many?  Continue reading

Politics & Policy Ep7: Voting rights with Damon Effingham of Common Cause Maryland

Our Maryland sits down with Damon Effingham, the Acting Director of Common Cause Maryland, to talk about voting rights in Maryland.  Continue reading

Hands Off Our Law Enforcement: Trump Wants to Make Baltimore An Un-Welcome City

President Donald Trump has made his hostility toward immigrants clear.  In his June 16, 2015 speech announcing his candidacy for president, Trump infamously called for the U.S. to build a wall along its border with Mexico and referred to Latin American immigrants as “bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists.” Continue reading

Politics & Policy Ep6: Progressive training resources with Kelly Dietrich of the NDTC

Our Maryland sits down with Kelly Dietrich, the Founder of the National Democratic Training Committee, to talk about their work helping train progressives across the country on how to organize and run for office.  Continue reading