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  • Making Plank's optimism contagious

    Making Plank's optimism contagious
    OK, I have to confess that Kevin Plank is one of my heroes. The recent interview with him ("Plank is out to sell city on itself," Nov. 2) was so encouraging regarding Mr. Plank's vision for both Baltimore and Under Armour that I am for once proud of our...
  • Hannah Arendt and the politics of storytelling

    Hannah Arendt and the politics of storytelling
    One of the most passionate defenders of oral storytelling was the celebrated German Jewish political theorist Hannah Arendt (1906-1975). A brilliant philosopher, Arendt believed that storytelling was a vital element of the vita activa — the ways...
  • David Rothkopf: How Malala can help defeat the Islamic State

    David Rothkopf: How Malala can help defeat the Islamic State
    The Nobel Peace Prize committee rightly cited the work that Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi did to lead the "struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education," but it was Malala's work...
  • City residents want more well-rounded education, higher standards

    City residents want more well-rounded education, higher standards
    A local nonprofit asked residents of Baltimore what they think about their public schools and found both optimism and frustration in neighborhoods from Pigtown to Hamilton. The survey showed city residents want a lot more from their schools, including...
  • Plank says city must lose 'chip on our shoulder'

    Plank says city must lose 'chip on our shoulder'
    On sunny days, the harbor sparkles as Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank looks out from his Tide Point corner office. Across the water, he can see Canton and Fells Point, where his development firm is turning Recreation Pier into a 128-room hotel. Plank...
  • Denis Johnson's carefully arranged derangement

    Denis Johnson's carefully arranged derangement
    Denis Johnson tends to let his work speak for itself. Since the publication of his debut novel, "Angels," in 1983 he's written some of the most essential books in contemporary American literature, but he doesn't often talk about them. "My general policy,"...
  • 'Sovereign citizen' given 7 years in prison

    'Sovereign citizen' given 7 years in prison
    Cherron Phillips seemed to waver moments after a federal judge sentenced her to seven years in prison Tuesday for filing a series of bogus multibillion-dollar liens on top court officials. Phillips, a devotee of the sovereign citizen movement that doesn'...
  • Delray Beach author David Pollay wants readers to seek joy every day

    Delray Beach author David Pollay wants readers to seek joy every day
    Although life can present a deluge of struggles, afflictions and bad news, David Pollay says there are moments of joy to embrace every day. And he wants you to embrace them immediately. Too many people delay satisfaction and happiness, Pollay says,...
  • Terps enter second half with both weaknesses and reasons for optimism

    Terps enter second half with both weaknesses and reasons for optimism
    Maryland's football coaches convened inside Gossett Team House during the Terps' bye last week. They assessed how players fared during the first half of the season, analyzed what worked and what didn't from a game plan standpoint and also discussed what...
  • Clive Barker on ‘Nightbreed’: ‘Where there are monsters, I feel home’

     
    In 1990, horror novelist Clive Barker released “Nightbreed,” his second feature film as a writer-director. The follow-up to his provocative […]...
  • Obama: Wolf's the Pa. people's candidate

    Obama: Wolf's the Pa. people's candidate
    President Obama called on a crowd at Temple University's Liacouras Center on Sunday night to elect Democrat Tom Wolf governor Tuesday, casting the election as a choice between failed trickle-down economics and shared prosperity based on a strong middle...