Monday, April 29, 2019

AMERICAN POLITICS - Corruption in Baltimore

"Mayor’s corruption scandal further fuels Baltimore’s cynicism about politics" PBS NewsHour 4/26/2019


SUMMARY:  Baltimore [Maryland] is once again beset by allegations of corruption.  The city’s mayor, Catherine Pugh, is accused of bestowing contracts and political favors on companies and organizations that purchased large orders of her book.  The scandal, plus rising crime and a lack of economic opportunity, keep Baltimore residents cynical about government.  William Brangham talks to Paul Jay of the Real News Network.

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