Point of View

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The Legacy of Feminist Politics

“The feeling persists that ‘a woman can’t win out here.’”

  •  08/25/2021
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Op-Ed: Legislature failed to enact key racial equity measure

Minnesota’s policymakers had an opportunity during this legislative session to take action to gain a portion of that $6.6 billion of annual GDP, and they failed. Instead, efforts to close racial equity gaps fell victim to polarized and antiquated views of economic growth and competitiveness.

  •  07/23/2021

Community

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Undoing Heterotemporality

In a heteronormative, capitalist society, there is an expected sequence of life events that form the human experience.

  •  08/25/2021
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“Dry, Dry, Dry”

“If I don’t feel it, I’m not going to try to do it.”

  •  08/25/2021

Self

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Planning a Life

You don’t bother to tell her about the pineapples back home and how fruit vendors peel the outer skin with machetes and sell them on wooden skewers, or on hot days, sell juices of freshly pulverized pineapples, complete with foam on top.

  •  08/25/2021
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On Being Timeless

I believe the only way to harness time is by linking ourselves to something eternal.

  •  08/24/2021