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Tanya and Mikki roundtable

Perspective From Bosnia (+ speech: How to Elect Women in a Patriarchy)

“Several women in politics that Amra and I have interviewed indicate their greatest strength is in listening. They learn what the issues are, talk to people about what might resolve those issues, and figure out how to make it work.”

  • 06/17/2022
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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