Politics

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VIEW: A Relentless Pulse

I will soon turn 66. I had thought that by this age, I would mostly be doing the two things

  • 11/29/2022
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Edie Barrett: My Run for House in Rural Minnesota

When it comes to behavioral change, and beliefs, this is not simply a Greater Minnesota challenge, nor a Minnesota challenge — it is a national challenge. It is THE challenge of our time. How do we find our way back to each other and to the values that connect us?

  • 11/29/2022
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Values & Vision of Minnesota Voters

We listened to some of the voices, and saw some of the villages, at three locations on election night in Saint Paul. Here are a few highlights.

  • 11/09/2022
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Values & Vision: Talking to People Engaged in Politics (With Election Results)

The values and vision of 20 Minnesotans who care about serving everyone in a culture of abundance, not scarcity and fear. “If it is about us, include us.”

  • 11/09/2022
Leigh Finke and Athena Hollins

New Indigenous and LGBTQ+ Voices That Will Represent Minnesotans

At the state capitol, there is a historic slate of LGBTQ+ candidates and Native candidates. Here are parts of our conversations with some of them.

  • 11/08/2022
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What Is On Voters’ Minds?

We talked with candidates and other Minnesota engaged in politics about how reproductive rights, public safety, and education are impacting voters.

  • 11/06/2022
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People in Politics: What Makes a Powerful Leader?

“Women naturally function more as a collective. There is power in numbers. When it is transactional, people who want to succeed think that dividing and conquering is how you do it. That is actually a colonized way of leading.”

  • 10/30/2022
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Sen. Patricia Torres Ray: Transforming the Science of Politics

“We are working on transforming the science of politics. And when we get there, and when we do that, this world is going to be very, very different.”

  • 10/24/2022
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Socioeconomic Obstacles to Being a Candidate

How socio-economic status keeps people out of these spaces, prevents people from running, and also keeps folks in these offices year after year.

  • 10/17/2022
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Stepping Out for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ Candidates

Supporters of women of color and LGBTQ+ legislative candidates came out to celebrate the intersectional movement

  • 10/12/2022
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Breaking Barriers in Minnesota Politics

What political barriers are diverse Minnesota women and LGBTQN+ people trying to open?

  • 10/10/2022