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  • The Art of Organizing

    Ismael Carrillo has been teaching at the Maryland Institute College of Art for two years. A native of Spain, with a degree in illustration, he says he has been hoping to land a full-time job at the top art school.

    Politicians and public officials often try to co-opt songs and pop culture references when they’re on the campaign trail. It makes them “relatable” or something. It’s rarer to see a public official cite lyrics when referencing a...

    Saint or Sinner?

    Saint or Sinner?
    One summer in the early 1990s, as I settled into my job as a reporter for the Hartford, Conn., Advocate, the Hartford City Council took a junket to Baltimore to observe the wonders of the Inner Harbor. All returned pleased by the spectacle, and...

    David Paulson

    When Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler hired David Paulson as his communications director in June, he picked a seasoned partisan warrior to handle his agency's message. It was a strange turn for the brass-tacks office, which essentially serves...

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's 20 by 2020 tax-reduction proposal

    On July 20, amid a sea of competing-and ambitious-tax-cut plans touted by her opponents, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake rolled out her plan to reduce property taxes by 20 cents (per $100 of value) over the next eight years. The ground shook as...