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My Path to the Polish-Ukrainian Border

Our gratitude to Bernadine Joselyn for sharing her 6,800-word essay with us about her recent experiences in Poland with Ukrainian refugees. This is an excerpt.

  • 04/23/2022

Opening Reception: Poetry Is Not a Luxury

Join us for an opening reception celebrating Poetry Is Not a Luxury! Meet curator Maymanah Farhat and hear from local

  • 03/18/2022
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Commentary: Regarding Ukraine

Reprinted with permission from Minnesota Prairie Roots I have always cared about what is happening beyond my home in Faribault.

  • 03/14/2022
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Educating Afghan Girls

With a teacher, a net connection, and information-filled digital devices tucked safely in the palms of their sweet little hands, who could stop these girls from learning?

  • 10/17/2021
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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
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I am 85 and contemplating arrest again

When I look at my five grandchildren, ages 10 to 26, I am determined to continue to do everything in my power to create a world that is free of these horrendous weapons.

  • 02/06/2021
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Voices on War & Peace

Commentary of everyday women engaged with our topic of the month: Kavenaugh hearings, Bosnian genocide, WWII memories, the silence of

  • 06/01/2019
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Fragments of Military Service

I served 12 years active duty in the Air Force and was deployed to Saudi Arabia for Desert Shield and

  • 06/01/2019

Accidental American

“I didn’t know what asylum meant, but I felt it had to be better than war.”

  • 10/02/2007

Healing the prisoners

Deanna Germain wrote about her experiences as a nurse at Abu Ghraib in Iraq

  • 10/02/2007