| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:26 AM
Who is the face of American liberalism? Who is the face of American conservatism?
In Washington politics and on social media these days, the king and queen of "base" politics are two freshman U.S senators — Texas' Ted Cruz for conservatives and...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Let me get this straight: a spontaneous movement arises and takes up the name "Tea Party" based on historical actions and the acronym "taxed enough already," amasses a very large number of either followers or sympathizers, and literally reverses the party...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 12:45 PM
In his recent column ("'Occupy movement got America wrong," Sept. 23), Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. illustrates the denial of economic reality in America that is continually propagated by the 1 percent. At the heart of his argument is the idea that the...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 6:00 AM
The Occupy Wall Street movement was created to make people aware of issues that aren't usually discussed in the mainstream corporate media: the greed of the powerful, the destruction of the environment, violence against women and gays and the perpetual...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 12:02 PM
A local artists collective will be celebrating the one-year anniversary of the start of the national Occupy movement by recapping the movement’s high points with a light installation in downtown Baltimore Monday night.
The national movement is...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Some are working to change the way development in Baltimore affects low-income residents. Others are using art to comment on social inequalities. Still others are battling home foreclosures in the city or gathering free books to hand out in poor...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
It's hip these days for everyone from world leaders to the Occupy Wall Street crowd to attack free-market, limited-government capitalism as wild and in need of control because it's supposedly the cause of the world economic collapse. This is a myth. It'...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 4:30 PM
Nate Allan sat on a four-legged stool, knees bent showing the tear in his gray skinny jeans, naked feet perched on the rungs of the stool. He leaned forward into the microphone.
"Thanks guys for coming out today," he said to the handful of teens...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Chris Hayes, an editor at large of The Nation and host of the talk show bearing his name on MSNBC, was raised in a working-class neighborhood but attended some of the most exclusive schools on the planet.
"I grew up in the Bronx," says the affable, 33-...
| Jan 3, 2013
"It's not all I would have liked," said Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, speaking of the deal on the fiscal cliff, "so on to the debt ceiling."
For Republicans, the battle over the fiscal cliff is only a prelude to the coming battle...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:36 PM
It could have ended badly.
Last Saturday, as many as 10,000 people listened while blogger Frank James MacArthur broadcast his stand-off with the Baltimore City Police Department live via Internet radio. The BPD had been trying for more than a week to...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:00 AM
When, at long last, will people understand that the left is boring?
The question came to mind as I was dipping in and out of Oliver Stone's miasmic 700-plus-page tome. I'll never read the whole thing, and not because it's a left-wing screed full of...