Tag Archive for: View

Commentary: How Can We Thrive When We Can Barely Survive?

Nearly all of us are working, yet most of us seem to be worse off than ever. Why?

Snowpocalypse: Magic and Manic

Bring it on! I turn on the loudest, most radical Irish music I can find, by the inimitable Irish Rovers, and belt out “Bells over Belfast” while frantically shoveling my beast out of its latest snowy prison. 

2022 Accomplishments and 2023 Plans

Find a clickable PDF version here, from our weekly Changemakers…

Making One Heart

We can be ourselves without fear of being made fun of, or bullied, which is something a lot of us deal with in our daily lives.

Nikole Hannah-Jones: Speaking Frankly About Progress, Hope, and the Present

“The United States has come a long way from the past. This … has compelled generation after generation to overlook the present.” — from an essay in "The 1619 Project"

Supporting Autonomy for Minnesota’s Disability Community

I have refused to compromise on my autonomy. I choose to fight every day for the life that I have built in Minnesota. It has been a choice to embrace and love my existence as a disabled person, exactly as is.

Our 2022-23 Directory Is Live!

The 2022-23 Directory of women-friendly businesses who support the longest continuously run feminist publication in the U.S.!

Mindy Greiling on mental health and mentorship

https://youtu.be/qkOKnEYZhPs This ongoing series…

“Meeting in The Commons: How to Become Badass Collaborators”

My view of the media business I love is that we tend to be reactive, writing for a passive audience. But our most engaged readers are NOT passive, and want to get in front of the stories, to change outcomes.

Label Cans, Not People

Why can’t we reward and celebrate the people who seek help?
Sue Aberholden

The “YIMBY” vs. “NIMBY” Movement

They did not want ‘those’ kids near ‘their’ kids.
Ellie Krug

CALL: Being Authentic Even When You Are Afraid

We are all survivors of the human condition. All of us are attempting to make our way through the world. If we could go across the room and ask everybody to tell us "what makes you happy, what makes you sad, what challenge you have had in life, what success you have had, what makes you tick" — three things would happen.