Politics

Catherine Squires

VIEW: Don’t Ask Stacey Abrams to Clean Up the Mess

Messages of “Black girl magic” are not pro-Black women. They are reflections of a culture that continues to see exceptional individualism as the solution, rather than part of the larger problem.

  • 01/12/2021
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Themes for 2021 Minnesota Legislature

“Unfortunately, we are probably going to be addressing how to make budget cuts without hurting people,” she said.

  • 01/12/2021
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Rep. Ilhan Omar Update on Impeachment

The full House will now vote on a measure calling on Vice President Pence and the cabinet to remove President Donald Trump under the 25th amendment. If Pence does not act, the House will move to impeach this week.

  • 01/07/2021
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Q&A Esther Agbaje: State Representative 59B

In August, Esther Agbaje ousted an incumbent and won the Democratic primary to represent parts of North Minneapolis and downtown

  • 11/16/2020
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Who Pays for Rebuilding?

The impact of the pandemic and unrest after George Floyd’s murder “uncovered what we’ve known for decades. The rebuild is part of a larger ecosystem that needs attention.”

  • 09/22/2020

October 2020 Table of Contents

The October theme is on Gatekeeping — who decides what the values and priorities are, and how are women working to change those tables of power?

  • 09/22/2020
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Opening Doors: Viewpoints

Why Laverne McCartney Knighton ran for office, how Anisa Hajimumin is supporting immigrant business owners, Hannah McVeigh’s academic look at how women make law, Katie O’Rourke honors Minnesota suffragists

  • 09/22/2020
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Women Save Our Democracy

Studies and anecdotal evidence show that women lead differently than men and tend to be more collaborative and more civil.

  • 09/22/2020
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Priorities for Government

The policies support the idea that people are “looking out for each other — that it is not about believing that if ‘you’ get something it is taking away from ‘me.’”

  • 09/22/2020
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Priorities: Minnesota’s People of Color and Indigenous Caucus

This is a digital-only story The Minnesota Legislature’s People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus includes 19 representatives in Senate

  • 09/22/2020
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Visual Q&A: Anika Bowie on Transforming Justice

August 8 Special Event: Protest & Politics Rally, Minnesota State Capitol, 1:30-4pm This two-hour program includes featured speaker Pastor Dr.

  • 08/08/2020

Quaranzine #3: Inside Transformation

Insights from Stacey Abrams, Barbara Ehrenreich, and Bathsheba Demuth

  • 05/22/2020