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Nina Rothchild: A Lifetime Seeking Equity

Nina Rothchild, feminist who worked for pay equity starting in the 1970s, died October 12 in St. Paul at age 91. Here is the full essay she wrote recently for our “35 Years of Minnesota Women” book.

  • 10/15/2021
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Town Hall: Antitrust and Boosting Local Economies

We conclude our two-month Ecolution exploration of the ways that Minnesotans are collaborating, instead of competing, in order to create healthier community ecosystems with this bit of history and contemporary thought about monopolies.

  • 06/15/2021
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VIEW: Black Joy, Politics, and Equity

If we could simply prove to more people that we have the ability to be happy, and that the laughter of our children brings us joy, it might shift minds.

  • 02/19/2021
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Legislative Priorities from WoMN Act

In honor of our joint commitment to promote the progressive, women-led interests of equity and justice for all in this state, we are showcasing some of the legislation WoMN Act is supporting this year.

  • 01/27/2021
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Women & Economic Power

This includes excerpts of articles published in Minnesota Women’s Press, which appears in “35 Years of Minnesota Women.

  • 12/23/2020
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Financial Trauma

What I want our communities to talk about: how generational trauma affects our financial wellbeing. We can learn and unlearn traumatic events that might be affecting us today, unconsciously sabotaging our own wellbeing.

  • 02/24/2020
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The Economic Impact of Immigration

Beltrami County in northern Minnesota came under scrutiny in January when it voted to refuse refugee resettlement there — even

  • 02/24/2020
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Funding the Revolution

There are 157,821 women-owned businesses in Minnesota, generating $24.6 billion of receipts. Of privately held businesses, 33.0% are women-owned. Source: National Women’s Business Council, 2012 data

  • 09/25/2019

Women and Money

Women’s relationships with money often are complicated, Ellen Schillace and others contend, and that is the basis of “The Women

  • 09/01/2016

Make time for money

I am asking you to decide to actually deal with this money world – today. … Do not let your busy life hold your financial life hostage.

  • 07/01/2016

Strong Women

We asked women to talk about a strong woman who inspired them

  • 04/01/2015

2014 Changemaker: Women’s Economic Security Act

The law expands unpaid leave for parents and provides other support to improve economic security for women

  • 12/02/2014