Point of View

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Going to the Source: A Commentary About Abortion

I am writing this commentary after years of being fed up with the simplistic nature of the abortion debate. I see what is happening in Texas.

  •  10/16/2021
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Reporting Assault

I never wanted the rapist in jail. I wanted him to see what happened in that room in the same way I do.

  •  09/24/2021

Community

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Nina Rothchild: A Lifetime Seeking Equity

Nina Rothchild, feminist who worked for pay equity starting in the 1970s, died October 12 in St. Paul at age 91. Here is the full essay she wrote recently for our “35 Years of Minnesota Women” book.

  •  10/15/2021
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Writing for Generations

Twenty years ago, the main characters — Ojibwe cousins Sher and Kris — emerged during a short writing exercise. It

  •  09/24/2021

Self

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My Job as an Embedded Social Worker

With the upcoming local elections focused on where voters land on public safety needs — the $180-million, 600-plus-person Minneapolis police department being a central piece of the conversation — we are focused on providing information about what solutions are getting committed, long-term resources.

  •  10/14/2021
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A Place to Be Seen

You own your body. You own your mind. You are life.

  •  09/24/2021