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One Caregiver’s Perspective

A cold blustery day last December was reminiscent of a joyous wedding day 60 years ago. Yet now our 60th anniversary

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Seeking Diversity in Environmental Activism

Ecosystem content is made possible by Organic Lawns by LUNSETH Rachel Carson’s “Silent Spring” book in 1962 ushered in wider discussion

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Overview: Affordable Housing

In the tapestry of a society, critical threads are that every member has a place to call home, access to sufficient food,

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There Is No Me in Activism

Over the past year (I wonder what’s behind that timing?), I’ve spent a lot of time discussing big issues with groups

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A Condition of the Heart

On February 7, 2014, I had a stress test scheduled at a Twin Cities hospital. I’d had a little pain in

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The Responsibility of Being Visible

As a middle-aged white lady, I usually need to check my privilege before I get upset that there are too many

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Commentary: Sex-Based Offenses

Terms and definitions of gender-based abusive behavior

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Making the Invisible Visible: Sex Trafficking Victims

Karen*, at 14, had made her suburban Minnesota high school’s dance line when a man reached out with a Facebook Instant Message,

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Making the Invisible Visible: Immigrant Laborers

Veronica Mendez Moore, a child of immigrants from Peru, fights for the rights of workers as co-director of Centro de

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Reader Response: Visibility

Every. Single. Day. As a native Minnesotan and Black woman, there are few opportunities to be in spaces where I

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Sexual Harassment at the Capitol

About 18 years ago, Pat Helmberger was forced out of the workplace she loved: the Minnesota State Capitol, where she’d worked

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Don’t Age Me Out of Living

I had an interesting experience recently. I went to buy some wine and handed the clerk — a man of