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VIEW: Acts of Goodness

Minnesota Women's Press columnist Ellie Krug collects stories…

Elder to Ancestor

My internalized oppressions shamed and screamed, “You did not do enough! Do something! Do more!”

VIEW: Alicia Gibson on Guaranteed Basic Income

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.

VIEW: Registering Fear

What I was once totally oblivious to now shapes how I decide who I will allow into my intimate life.

VIEW: Hypocrisy

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I believe that if you agree with a value, it should apply whatever "side" you are on.

VIEW: Gun Violence Is a Public Health Issue

Simply from August 7 to 10 this year, there were more than 15 shooting incidents reported in Minneapolis, and ten of them were fatal.

VIEW: Caring for Our Essential Infrastructure

Will we support bills that value these workers with adequate training, fair wages, and benefits to show them how essential they really are?

VIEW: Time to Mourn, Time for Care

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.”

What I Do and Do Not Know

I don’t know what I am doing and that’s okay.

My Perspective From BLM Protests

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.

VIEW: Through an Immigrant’s Eyes

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.

VIEW: Why Public Health and Why Now

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