The world's waterways are important thoroughfares for commerce and international trade. But they're also places where crime and violence occur at alarming rates, often in areas where it's difficult to seek justice under international law. Kojo chats with New York Times reporter Ian Urbina, whose recent series documented human rights and environmental abuses at sea, including a murder that went unreported despite dozens of witnesses.
Four years ago, Baltimore Mayor Martin O’Malley unseated Republican Governor Robert Ehrlich. O’Malley defeated the popular incumbent by sweeping the Washington suburbs and riding a national wave of voter antipathy towards the GOP. This year, the two are locking horns again in a very different political climate. We get a primer on the issues to watch, and the role local suburbs will play in the race.
- Julie Bykowicz Political Reporter, Baltimore Sun
- Charles Robinson Political Correspondent, Maryland Public Television
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