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Co-Creating the Community Economy

As publisher and editor of the Minnesota Women’s Press platform, I ask our readers: Help us find and share — in virtual forums, in our magazine pages — the stories about community-based economies, green cooperatives, and women-led innovations that are working to truly correct our inequities.

  • 05/22/2020
Bookshelf

Fear of Immigrants: An Economic Strategy

based on a book by Erika Lee A large segment of the U.S. population worried that immigrants were too numerous

  • 02/24/2020
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My Communist Roots

Communism promised an equitable society with workers enjoying the fruits of their labors. Everyone would have housing, health care, education. There would be no discrimination against women, or religious minorities, or people of different ethnic backgrounds.

  • 02/24/2020
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My Path Into Labor Rights

“One of the most important people at the rally was neither a politician nor an Amazon employee. Running operations behind the scenes alongside workers was a 23-year-old college student named Nimo Omar. At the Awood Center, people affectionately call her the lioness.” — Wired magazine

  • 12/23/2019
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Co-Creating the Future

“My vision of any future that we might have is that it will be led by women.”—Alice Walker

  • 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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Existential Dread

Picture a 22-year-old recent college graduate sitting in her room, drinking from her sustainable water bottle, eating her fair-trade, organic

  • 08/24/2019
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My Life as a Peace Activist

Years ago, in high school, I had a crush on a Quaker. All I knew of the Quaker philosophy was

  • 06/01/2019

Economies of worth

“Our economic difference compared globally is obscene. What makes that acceptable?”

  • 09/02/2010