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  • Transgender Victims Remembered: Despite legal progress, 233 were killed in anti-transgender violence over the last year

    Transgender Victims Remembered: Despite legal progress, 233 were killed in anti-transgender violence over the last year
    Two lines of people holding unlit candles stretched down the long center aisle at the First Unitarian Church of Baltimore last Thursday. As the service attendees—more than a hundred total—reached the front of the line in pairs, two volunteers helped them light their candles and place them upright in a large box, while up at the pulpit a volunteer read off a list of names. “Calvin Curtis Lipscomb. Nov. 8, 2013. Detroit, Michigan. Lady Butterfly. Nov. 17, 2013. Porto Seguro, Brazil. Sahlil. Nov. 17, 2013. Karachi, Pakistan.” Name, date of death, location.
  • Baltimore's New Deal: WPA-level spending has the power to remake the city, but much of it might be going away

    Baltimore's New Deal: WPA-level spending has the power to remake the city, but much of it might be going away
    Baltimore City’s first manufacturing forum took place on Oct. 7 in the Hilton, a deluxe hotel the city spent $300 million to build, which has lost about $50 million since its 2008 opening.  Caron Brace, the Mayor’s press secretary, and...

    30 Years Later, the Times Discovers "The New Poor"

    "Millions of Unemployed Face Years Without Jobs," the New York Times noticed on Saturday in a story about people it dubbed "the new poor." The story is a good reminder to the ruling class. One should never forget that millions of rich douchebags...

    Foreclosures Up, Unemployment Down?

    The Sun's real estate reporter, Jamie Smith Hopkins, writes today that a record 4 percent of Maryland homeowners are in foreclosure. The number of delinquencies is much higher: All told, almost 14 percent of Maryland borrowers are behind, including...

    Happy Class War Day

    Clinton-era Labor Secretary Robert Reich published a lament yesterday on the New York Times op-ed page, noting the huge unemployment rate and the long-term erosion of regular folks' wages: What families didn't receive in wage increases they made up for in...