Politics

pie-charts

Survey Results: What Do You Fear?

Minnesota Women’s Press conducted a virtual statewide survey to ask Minnesotans about their current fears.

  • 12/28/2021
_03A2987 copy

Stronger Sexual Assault Statutes

“I think that ensuring justice for assault survivors is a priority for everyone. It just doesn’t always get the attention it deserves.”

  • 11/30/2021
1

Minneapolis Ballot Question 1: City Governance

A change to the charter system with this ballot question — which was proposed by the Charter Commission — would consolidate more power in the hands of the mayor.

  • 10/25/2021
Screen-Shot-2021-04-20-at-4.59.21-PM-934×1024

Minneapolis Candidates: Views on Public Safety

Public safety is a key factor in the Minneapolis elections this November. Here is where the candidates stand.

  • 10/20/2021
IMG_3054

I Ran for Office and You Should Too

I am the child of a sharecropper’s son and a coal miner’s daughter. The mining industry and union struggle are

  • 09/23/2021
cathiehartnett-copy

Then and Now: Women in Politics

We do not just want to be women elected and sitting in seats, being disregarded and not listened to.

  • 08/25/2021
7-15WomenInOfficeAndJudithFelker_03A0459-Photo-Sarah-Whiting-copy

The Legacy of Feminist Politics

“The feeling persists that ‘a woman can’t win out here.’”

  • 08/25/2021
Tawanna A Black cover

Op-Ed: Legislature failed to enact key racial equity measure

Minnesota’s policymakers had an opportunity during this legislative session to take action to gain a portion of that $6.6 billion of annual GDP, and they failed. Instead, efforts to close racial equity gaps fell victim to polarized and antiquated views of economic growth and competitiveness.

  • 07/23/2021
prague

Update from Minnesota House of Representatives

A report from House of Representatives DFL on its accomplishments this season.

  • 07/01/2021
Klob-2

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
transforming-Justice

The Status of Justice Reform in Minnesota

Minnesota Women’s Press is building collaborative media partnerships to lift up the progress reports and solutions related to justice reform.

  • 05/29/2021
Robin-Wonsley-Worlobah-by-Eric-Mueller-cu_MASTER

Conversation With Robin Wonsley Worlobah

Racial capitalism thrives off the exploitation of our lives, labor, and natural resources.

  • 05/25/2021