Residents are providing new ways to make local budgeting more open and democratic.
A carbon fee and dividend could slow climate change and help Maryland families get by.
This pilot project aims to educate, train, and hire talented immigrant women for green jobs in Maryland.
Americans should be able to count on help from Washington if they run into trouble overseas.
Young workers need personal finance know-how to thrive.
The pope could inspire a green energy revolution among faith communities.
Nearly three dozen states restrict felons from voting even after they’ve served their time.
Maryland’s welcome signs should read open for ‘big’ business under Gov. Hogan.
A new government landscape threatens Maryland’s future.
By reducing inequality, boosting consumer spending and reducing underemployment, Maryland’s new Minimum Wage Act could generate over $2 billion a year in economic benefits for the state.
Join the Institute for Policy Studies, Just Kids Maryland and others for a screeining that looks at Maryland’s youth in the adult criminal justice system.
Join IPS’ Director of the Genuine Progress Project, Daphne Wysham as she will be among a host of speakers to share important information about the upcoming legislative session.
It is easy to fall under the misconception that GDP is a reliable indicator of economic growth or of a country’s well-being.
Jeffrey Sachs, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley to Speak at “Beyond the Great Recession and Beyond GDP” Event
Sachs and O’Malley to discuss how Gross Domestic Product can be replaced by other wellbeing indicators to help policymakers to make better choices for a sustainable future.
Standard economic growth indicators aren’t yielding enough information, especially when it comes to inequality.