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Changemakers Alliance

It is time to put the power of our unique community into statewide action.

  • 11/19/2021
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Shaping a New System: Editor’s Letter and TOC

Americans put a lot of energy and political investment into an inflated capitalist system that is only a sliver of how our communities work.

  • 10/27/2021
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Talking About Healthy Ecosystems

I really hope we realize that we cannot wait for some catastrophic event to respond.

  • 10/27/2021
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Perspective: On the Range and in the City

We all have stakes in what this region means to us and our families. What if we acknowledged the complexities?

  • 10/27/2021
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Tapestry: What makes a healthy ecosystem?

Food. Water. Care. For once, let justice start there.

  • 10/27/2021
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The Stone Tomahawk

Excerpted from “The Stone Tomahawk” in Linda LeGarde Grover, “Gichigami Hearts: Stories and Histories from Misaabekong” from the University of Minnesota Press, October 2021.

  • 10/27/2021
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Minneapolis Ballot Question 1: City Governance

A change to the charter system with this ballot question — which was proposed by the Charter Commission — would consolidate more power in the hands of the mayor.

  • 10/25/2021
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Protecting Home Owners

There are very few protections for homeowners who are part of Common Interest Communities (CIC). There are few substantial means of accountability for the boards who run associations.

  • 10/25/2021
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Editorial: Choosing Minnesota Leadership — Minneapolis Mayor

I recently had a chance to spend nine days in New York City, where I had lived for 18 years.

  • 10/22/2021
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Educating Afghan Girls

With a teacher, a net connection, and information-filled digital devices tucked safely in the palms of their sweet little hands, who could stop these girls from learning?

  • 10/17/2021
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Welcoming Afghans for the Long Haul

In a Minnesota hotel last week, the hallways are full of recently arrived people from Afghanistan. Some of the doors

  • 10/17/2021
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Going to the Source: A Commentary About Abortion

I am writing this commentary after years of being fed up with the simplistic nature of the abortion debate. I see what is happening in Texas.

  • 10/16/2021