What’s Dividing the Progressive Movement? Housing – An Interview with Randy Shaw
In this interview, Candace and Tom talk with housing activist and author Randy Shaw about how progressive jurisdictions across the country are divided over the subject of housing. They discuss his new book, Generation Priced Out, and the generational divide that is exacerbating the high cost of housing. Mr. Shaw also touches on some of the opportunities provided by the COVID-19 crisis to help restaurants thrive and provide more people-centric cities. You can listen here.
1) Pulitzer Prize Award Winners
2) Conspiracy and COVID-19
3) The right-wing lawsuit against Governor Hogan
The “Essential Moral Gesture” with Dan Porterfield, President & CEO of The Aspen Institute
In this episode, Candace and Tom interview Dan Porterfield, the President & CEO of The Aspen Institute about his career in higher education, his Baltimore roots, and where he believes we should be investing during this time of crisis. He also explains why he sees education as the “essential moral gesture” our society offers to its members and must be protected in times of limited resources. You can listen here.
1) Maryland schools close for the year
2) Loosening of restrictions under quarantine
3) Killing of Ahmaud Arbery
Next Show: May 19th with Wes Moore
Conspiracy theories run rampant when people feel helpless. Like now. (Washington Post)
Howard County announces rental relief, food assistance to help residents during coronavirus pandemic (Baltimore Sun)
Happy 9th Blogoversary to Village Green/Town Squared!
Battles over school boundaries divide candidates for Montgomery County school board (Greater Greater Washington)
HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!
This week’s birthdays:
- May 11th – Deanna Peel, Chuck Bubeck
- May 12th – Greer Guzzone, Jeff Bronow
- May 13th – Dhaval Shah (Happy 38th!)
- May 17th – MAE BEALE!!!
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