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.
From my vantage point, status quo unpleasantries in America run deeper than the unpleasant realities of this pandemic. These rooted issues have been addressed before, so I will spare the doom and gloom. What excites me is that I, among a myriad of others, have visions for alternative futures.
Kate Brauman’s enthusiastic description of the work she has devoted her career to is deceptively simple: “Much of my life is focused on this: If you put stuff in the water, you end up with stuff in the water.”