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Why We Need the ERA

The fight for legal equality for all persons continues at both the state and federal levels.

  • 01/11/2022
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VIEW: Unplugged and Connected

“Vulnerability is the core, the heart, the center of meaningful human experiences.”

  • 12/09/2021
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VIEW: The “Ellie Krug Plan for Making the World Better”

How do we fix things? Is there a magical solution? Can we ever get past the fear?

  • 12/09/2021
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Op-Ed: Privacy in the Age of Abortion Restrictions

If states criminalize, restrict, or even eliminate abortion care, databases that store patient information risk being accessed by hackers and law enforcement to prosecute, publicize, and stigmatize those who have sought an abortion.

  • 12/08/2021
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Turtle Island Stories: The Sustainable Agriculture Movement

By doing this work, Harvest Nation assumes a receiving role within the large movement known as Rematriation, the returning of seeds to their mother land to be reunited with the earth and its people.

  • 11/21/2021
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VIEW: Alicia Gibson on Guaranteed Basic Income

American culture relies on a myth of prosperity that justifies income inequality — we assume anyone can get ahead equally, which is not true if you look at cost of living and pay gaps.

  • 11/21/2021
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Commentary: Minneapolis Public Safety — What Is Next?

Saint Paul started a great process of improving public safety practices five months after George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis.

  • 11/03/2021
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Op-Ed: Question 2 Represents a New Beginning for Minneapolis

If policing were a business, we would have reallocated its funding to proven strategies that work decades ago. The time has passed for small tweaks. Transformative change is necessary.

  • 10/29/2021
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Protecting Home Owners

There are very few protections for homeowners who are part of Common Interest Communities (CIC). There are few substantial means of accountability for the boards who run associations.

  • 10/25/2021
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Welcoming Afghans for the Long Haul

In a Minnesota hotel last week, the hallways are full of recently arrived people from Afghanistan. Some of the doors

  • 10/17/2021
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Rep. Ami Wazlawik: Mental Health Needs

We are experiencing a sort of collective trauma right now and I don’t believe that we’re prepared to deal with it – within our mental health system or more generally in society.

  • 09/22/2021
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VIEW: Hypocrisy

I believe that if you agree with a value, it should apply whatever “side” you are on.

  • 09/13/2021