Policy/Politics

Mindy-Greiling

Women in Politics: Mindy Greiling on mental health and mentorship

Don’t decide to run until you have your helpers. You need a treasurer or someone to collect up the money and put it in the bank and get the thank yous ready. You need a volunteer coordinator who will recruit people to go door knocking with you who will help. You need someone to head up doing your social media.

  • 09/25/2022
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New Campaign to Bring Equal Rights to Minnesota Women

“Women are the majority, and it is time we exert our voting power to get the equality we deserve.”

  • 09/08/2022
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BookShelf: Getting Smarter About Public Safety

Since mass incarceration, mass surveillance, and mass policing clearly have not ended murder, assault, or rape, the authors write, isn’t it time to think of better ideas?

  • 08/25/2022
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Great North Innocence Project

“If you are imprisoned and you are innocent of a crime, you can imagine that it just compounds the trauma.”

  • 08/25/2022
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How London Handles Nonviolent Crime

“We punish those who are already victims of their own circumstances and put them into even worse circumstances.”

  • 08/25/2022
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The Concept Behind Restorative Justice Minnesota

Getting funded requires a culture shift in society, she says. “A recognition that incarceration does not work. We do not acknowledge the reality of where the harm is coming from.”

  • 08/25/2022
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August 2022 In the News: Transforming Justice

“It became clear to me that any program addressing the violence women had committed would also need to address the aggression and violence they had personally experienced.”

  • 08/24/2022
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Column: Why I Am Running for School Board

She cautioned that my status as a transgender woman likely would generate some strong negativity, and given that, she would understand if I wanted to pass on running.

  • 08/18/2022
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Women in Politics Series: Habon Abdulle on How to Build Support for Candidates

We often focus on what patriarchy is doing to us. We don’t focus on what we are doing to patriarchy.

  • 08/04/2022
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Collectively, We Hold These Truths: Editor’s Letter and TOC

We all need to be involved
in building communities, not focused solely on developing things. — Winona LaDuke

  • 07/28/2022
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An Introduction to the Commons

We have an upside-down narrative that seems to allow a few people and institutions to profit from the public spaces we care for.

  • 07/28/2022
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Appreciating the Common Wealth

What communities are capable of doing in a time of democratic crisis and economic rebuilding.

  • 07/28/2022