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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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Maximum Capacity

“We are almost in a panic mode right now.”

  • 09/24/2021
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Funding Needs for Gender-Based Violence

According to a National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV) survey, results from more than 600 programs revealed that 89

  • 09/20/2021
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Emerging from a Pandemic Economy

“This past year, [small businesses] all lost so much, how can we justify Amazon coming out so far ahead?”

  • 06/25/2021
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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: “Enough”

The American mythology of “pulling oneself up by one’s bootstraps” glosses over the hurdles and inequities of work and human value in our society. Labor and service work is undervalued and underpaid.

  • 03/04/2021
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CAAL Releases Pioneering Economic Report on Asian Minnesotans

Many report that their cultural communities value familial interdependence, such as caregiving, establishing lending circles, and sharing housing. Some indicated the difficulty of adapting to the U.S. system of economic individualism.

  • 01/26/2021
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A New Financial Ecosystem

To address barriers to accessing capital, you have to take an enhanced ecosystem approach.

  • 01/21/2021
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Ecolution #2: The Flavor of Money

“What is money but a way to measure value, to facilitate exchange? And what is exchange but a type of relationship between people?”

  • 10/20/2020

Where Do Our Taxes Go?

Digital-only story With so much attention paid to the inaction and deficits of governmental structure, we can forget what government

  • 09/22/2020
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Managing With Not Much of Anything

This is exactly why we are overdue in having conversations about how to build equity into our community. We must do work together so that those without privilege are able to improve on financial security.

  • 05/11/2020
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Navigating the Music Industry

We found commonality in our experiences, and were able to speak to hurdles that are hard to articulate.

  • 04/24/2020