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Commentary from Community Leaders around the Baltimore Metropolitan Region.

Archive prior to October 2013

COMMENTARIES HEARD ON WYPR, DO NOT NECESSARILY REFLECT THE OPINIONS OF WYPR’S STAFF OR MANAGEMENT.

Explaining Rising Healthcare Costs

Feb 14, 2017
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"The many who are healthy pay for the few who are sick." 

Chet Burrell explains why healthcare is so expensive and how lifestyle choices factor into the equation. 

Supporting Mayor Pugh

Feb 7, 2017
M&T Bank

Augie Chiasera, senior vice president of M&T Bank Corporation on why Mayor Catherine Pugh deserves Baltimoreans' support.

The First 100 Days

Jan 31, 2017
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Dr. Karsonya "Dr. Kaye" Wise Whitehead on the importance of the first 100 days of a presidency and the public's response. 

Creating Change in 2017

Jan 24, 2017

Josh Fidler shares ways to create "collaborative, cross-sector, collective action" this year.

Addressing Addiction in the City

Jan 17, 2017

Sarah Hemminger, Thread co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, comments on the relationship between environment, connection and addiction.

Chet Burrell 1/10/17

Jan 10, 2017

Chet Burrell became President and Chief Executive Officer of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield in December 2007.

kayewisewhitehead.com

In this Public Commentary, Dr. Karsonya 'Kaye' Wise Whitehead wrestles with the question "How does it feel as a black person in America to be seen by the world as a problem?"

Josh Fidler

Dec 20, 2016

Josh Fidler on the importance of acknowledging white privilege.

Sarah Hemminger

Thread CEO Sarah Hemminger ponders about the future of the "heirs of our city." 

Chet Burrell 12/6/16

Dec 6, 2016

Chet Burrell became President and Chief Executive Officer of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield in December 2007.

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