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VIEW: Heartbroken, Yet Hopeful, About Housing for All Minnesotans

A new 'preventing homelessness' committee member asked a panel of ten people to reflect on when they could have made a choice differently to avoid homelessness. That was his idea of prevention. In 2020, 350 Minnesotans died outside. Some of them were babies.

CALL: Chris Stark on Love as Healing and Space as Memory

Treat each other with true kindness and humility and gentleness and love, because that is our way forward. That is how we are going to find ways to heal the harm that has been inflicted on so many of us, and the land, and the water.

VIEW: The Hopeful Messengers About Climate Change

While there is plenty of bad news out there about climate…

Letters to Editor

Got an opinion? Like something in MWP? Or disagree? We want…

Commentary: What I Learned From the Birth Control Debate

As we reawaken to the control issues related to women's bodies again... a reflection on the tension between two competing purposes. "One is social control — ensuring that people conform to social norms, standards and ideologies by providing services that control those who are deemed unworthy or deviant."

VIEW: Creating Housing Solutions Relies on All of Us

It can be hard to navigate how to create more environmentally friendly homes while we also need tens of thousands of additional housing units.

CALL: Ellie Krug on Breaking Barriers

How you can help me is get me in front of people who think that I am odd, and I will show them that I am not.
Nausheena Hussain

Talking With Nausheena Hussain

I feel the patriarchy society has socialized us to constantly compete with each other, and we have to shut that down. We have to break that and disrupt that by doing things together.

VIEW: Compassion for Someone Not Like Ourselves

No one can do a recovery process alone. Whether it be a chosen family, or people with similar backgrounds, or a neighbor's care and concern, or a neighborhood watch, human connection accompanies recovery.

VIEW: Why Does Ukraine Matter to Minnesota?

Before saying more about why the invasion of Ukraine matters for those of us in Minnesota, it is important to take a moment to understand the country’s modern history.

VIEW: What We Need for the Disabled Community

The more people with disabilities like myself can tell our stories and be involved publicly, the better off we will be at the end of this legislative session.

VIEW: Perfectionism — The Fight I Will Never Win

Black women are not perfectionists because this is an innate personality trait, but because of the larger system of race-based discrimination we operate within.