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Women for Trump

Reader Lisa Burke, a healthcare professional, mother, and grandmother, attended the “Women for Trump” panel discussion at Union Depot on

  • 10/12/2019
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Healthy Self, Healthy Planet

Nursing and Climate Change

  • 09/25/2019
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In the News: October 2019

Women’s Advocates, #MeToo, Disinformation

  • 09/24/2019
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The Future Is Now

In 2008, I was running the Headwaters Foundation for Justice when the stock market crashed. Our strategic plan, which was

  • 09/24/2019
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The Myth of Capitalism

The glue that holds us together as human communities, the understanding that we are all connected to and responsible for each other, has been rendered invisible by the myth of the heroic, self-sufficient individual.

  • 09/24/2019
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Women’s Vote

It was on September 8, 1919, that the Minnesota legislature finally voted yes, after 72 years of work on the

  • 09/23/2019
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What I Learned About Restoration

“Restorative justice,” the social worker said, “allows those who commit crimes to meet with the victims to talk about what happened and how to repair the harm.”

  • 09/23/2019
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Carving Space for the Collective

As women of color, we often find ourselves striving to get through our daily lives with our dignity, humanity, sense

  • 08/24/2019
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Timeline: 30 years of abortion rights history

pulled from the archived pages of Minnesota Women’s Press 1973 Roe vs. Wade is decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • 08/24/2019
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My Path as an Abortion Rights Activist

For more than 50 years, NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota — aka the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League — has

  • 08/24/2019