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CALL: Ranae Hanson on Solving for Minnesota’s Political Polarization

Quick Version of her message If people in northeastern Minnesota and the urban centers can’t begin to feel more respect

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Women in Politics Series: Social Change Movements and Asking for Money

Women’s power is in our ability to find ways to support each other and tap into whatever skill sets we bring to the table.

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Commentary: What I Learned From the Birth Control Debate

As we reawaken to the control issues related to women’s bodies again… a reflection on the tension between two competing purposes. “One is social control — ensuring that people conform to social norms, standards and ideologies by providing services that control those who are deemed unworthy or deviant.”

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VIEW: Creating Housing Solutions Relies on All of Us

It can be hard to navigate how to create more environmentally friendly homes while we also need tens of thousands of additional housing units.

Alla Hassan

CALL: Alla Hassan on Kindness, Purpose, and Learning About Each Other

Transcript Excerpt I am really passionate about sexual violence prevention and normalizing conversations related to sex, especially in spaces like

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Poem: “Our Mothers”

Do you ever wonder about the mother of Moses?

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2022 Readers Recommend

Here are the results of YOUR votes in the Minnesota Women’s Press annual readers’ survey.

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“Shot of Influence” Showcases Local Entrepreneurs

Are you interested in supporting local women entrepreneurs? Have you also noticed that women tend to roll sleeves up in

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NEWS: Investigation Report on Race-Based Policing in Minneapolis

MPD officers, supervisors, and field training officers receive deficient training, which emphasizes a paramilitary approach to policing that results in officers unnecessarily escalating encounters or using inappropriate levels of force.

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My Path to the Polish-Ukrainian Border

Our gratitude to Bernadine Joselyn for sharing her 6,800-word essay with us about her recent experiences in Poland with Ukrainian refugees. This is an excerpt.

Beth Peterson

CALL: Beth Peterson on Electing Women

We also have never had a Black woman in the senate. There are five Black women running this year to change that. Our Latina representation is also in danger in the senate with the retirements of Senator Patricia Torres Ray and Melisa Lopez Franzen. So, we can do better.

Angela Dawson

CALL: Angela Dawson on Reclaiming Co-ops and Farming

I hope we can see you in the ecosystem of the cooperative, benefitting and participating in what we create for Minnesota.