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Minnesota Women Step Into U.S. Congressional Campaigns at Women Winning Event

"I could be the first Congresswoman in that district to represent Minnesota."

SERIES: Talking About Public Safety With Two Minneapolis City Council Candidates

"The oversight capacity of the City Council is going to really matter. I have a really strong value around police accountability, and talking about it honestly and bluntly, because we need to as the city of Minneapolis.”
Katie Cashman

SERIES: Young City Council Candidates Show Their Experience

U.S. politics can sometimes seem immature and lacking in understanding of 'real people' problems. These young candidates are entering city council races to lead with a different kind of experience.

SERIES: Why Miranda Pacheco Is Running for Duluth City Council

“I went to a few Duluth city council meetings. I looked at all the city council members — they all bring something to the table, absolutely — but it didn’t represent all of Duluth. One of my motivations for running was: representation.”

Perspectives from the Anti-Authoritarianism 22nd Century Congress

The recent global 22nd Century Congress conference held in Minneapolis featured many days of conversations about how to address authoritarianism and co-create a more democratic system that supports a pluralistic society. Here are a few highlights from the conversations.

Testimony on Behalf of Restoring the Right to Vote to Formerly Incarcerated Felons (HF28)

Testimony about House File 28: Right to vote restored to individuals convicted of a felony upon completion of any term of incarceration imposed and executed by a court for the offense.

Values & Vision: How to Evolve Together

In essence, Values & Vision is a kind of salon — a hybrid of book discussion, related to current events and issues — that takes the extra step of leading to solutions, solidarity, and action.

Fresh, Diverse Voices Join the Minnesota Legislature

When the 2023 legislative session opened January 3, there were fresh voices in both the House and the Senate, thanks largely to urban voters. Here are some of them, who we talked to last fall during their campaigns.

Our Year With a Bosnian Journalist

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2023: A Good Year for Action

“We have never been represented by somebody like me, with this voice, with the communities that I am bringing in."

VIEW: A Relentless Pulse

Ellie Krug (she/her) is author of "Getting to Ellen:…