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Op-Ed: Ending Period Poverty

Periods are expensive. If you’ve had one, you understand that period products are not optional to use. As someone who

  • 05/07/2021
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Why Video Surveillance Is Not a Good Crime-Fighting Tool

The documentary film “Coded Bias” warns of the racial and gender biases in facial recognition software and the dangers of its use.

  • 04/08/2021
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Visions of Justice

I am still looking for how justice can show up for us.

  • 02/25/2021
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Why I support Compassion & Choices legislation

As a long-time journalist, my training taught me to not interject myself in the news, in advocacy, in expressing opinions

  • 02/21/2021
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Reporting Sexual Assault in a Way That Honors and Protects Survivors

I witnessed firsthand how reporting can undermine and further traumatize victims of sexual assault.

  • 02/11/2021
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I am 85 and contemplating arrest again

When I look at my five grandchildren, ages 10 to 26, I am determined to continue to do everything in my power to create a world that is free of these horrendous weapons.

  • 02/06/2021
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Why I Support Dying With Dignity

We don’t let our pets suffer when they are at their end of life, so why human beings, our loved ones?

  • 02/05/2021
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Social Isolation: A Welcome Intervention

Oddly enough, the mask mandate is a welcome intervention in an exhausting performance of white pacification.

  • 01/21/2021
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Work With Farmers to Build Climate Resistance

LSP’s “Incentivizing 100% Soil Healthy Farming Bill,” which was developed by a team of farmer, rural, and urban members, will be introduced in the Minnesota legislature this month.

  • 01/11/2021
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Animal Abuse

Certain animals are protected from harm while the abuse of millions of others is accepted as normal and necessary.

  • 01/02/2021
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Letters to Editor

In response to December “Changemakers” issue While reading the Womens’ Press, about all the wonders women have done, I kept

  • 12/22/2020
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Reconnecting the Dots

The only thing in our control is how we choose to show up.

  • 10/24/2020