Columnists

Alicia

VIEW: Protecting a Garden Oasis From Development

“It created community. People began looking at each other in the eye.”

  • 01/11/2022
ERA rally

Why We Need the ERA

The fight for legal equality for all persons continues at both the state and federal levels.

  • 01/11/2022
suzannwillhite

VIEW: Unplugged and Connected

“Vulnerability is the core, the heart, the center of meaningful human experiences.”

  • 12/09/2021
Ellie-Krug

VIEW: The “Ellie Krug Plan for Making the World Better”

How do we fix things? Is there a magical solution? Can we ever get past the fear?

  • 12/09/2021
Ellie-Krug

VIEW: Registering Fear

What I was once totally oblivious to now shapes how I decide who I will allow into my intimate life.

  • 10/04/2021
suzannwillhite

VIEW: Hypocrisy

I believe that if you agree with a value, it should apply whatever “side” you are on.

  • 09/13/2021
Ellie-Krug

Tick… Tock…

The pressure became nearly unbearable and that time clock on the back of my head transformed more and more into a Frankenstein-like monster.

  • 09/01/2021
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Trauma and the Chauvin Trial

The old white guard gets to define what trauma is, and that quickly snowballs into who gets chemical dependency treatment or who gets health care because how people exhibit their trauma doesn’t fit into that white framework.

  • 08/25/2021
Alexis Yeboah

VIEW: Gun Violence Is a Public Health Issue

Simply from August 7 to 10 this year, there were more than 15 shooting incidents reported in Minneapolis, and ten of them were fatal.

  • 08/20/2021
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VIEW: Caring for Our Essential Infrastructure

Will we support bills that value these workers with adequate training, fair wages, and benefits to show them how essential they really are?

  • 08/12/2021
Catherine Squires

VIEW: Time to Mourn, Time for Care

New Zealand’s Treasury has developed the Living Standards Framework (LSF) to create an index of wellbeing to gauge whether government policies support a society where “people can live lives they have reason to value.”

  • 08/02/2021
Ellie-Krug

VIEW: Commando

Women, find your freedom. Live it. Love it. Be grateful for it.

  • 07/07/2021