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VIEW: A 2003 Police Reform Effort Regroups

After the murder of George Floyd, community members who had been involved in earlier work for police reform returned to the agreement that had been negotiated with police and city representatives in 2003 to understand what more can be done today.

VIEW: Acts of Goodness

Minnesota Women's Press columnist Ellie Krug collects stories…

A Multi-Faceted Approach to the Housing Crisis

A common misconception about housing is that its primary purpose is to create homes for people. In reality, the primary purpose of housing development is to make money for investors.

Why We Need the ERA

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

The Ebb and Flow of Cancer

The fear that is most palpable to me is about the changes and loss of normalcy that will come between now and the end.

VIEW: Unplugged and Connected

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

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.