Minnesota Women’s Press columnist Ellie Krug collects stories of kindness, pain, and support from around the country. Here is some
My internalized oppressions shamed and screamed, “You did not do enough! Do something! Do more!”
American culture relies on a myth of prosperity that justifies income inequality — we assume anyone can get ahead equally, which is not true if you look at cost of living and pay gaps.
What I was once totally oblivious to now shapes how I decide who I will allow into my intimate life.
I believe that if you agree with a value, it should apply whatever “side” you are on.
Simply from August 7 to 10 this year, there were more than 15 shooting incidents reported in Minneapolis, and ten of them were fatal.
Will we support bills that value these workers with adequate training, fair wages, and benefits to show them how essential they really are?
New Zealand’s Treasury has developed the Living Standards Framework (LSF) to create an index of wellbeing to gauge whether government policies support a society where “people can live lives they have reason to value.”
I don’t know what I am doing and that’s okay.
No matter whose name we are chanting, or whom we are demanding justice for, the fact remains: There is always someone we are demanding justice for.
People like myself need to find ways to bring immigrants with us and use our platforms to elevate their stories by handing them the mic.
In this country, despite our medical/industrial complexes, we seem to have a “sick-care” system — one that is focused on treating the symptoms but not the causes