The city and the state need to take action to rethink law enforcement’s purpose, training, protocols, oversight and governance. Now is the time.
Changes should include enacting a wage replacement system for times of economic or natural crises and in the event of another pandemic.
Minneapolis officials must demonstrate their commitment to justice. Retaining officers with records like those of Derek Chauvin is the antithesis of such a goal.
Briefly defined, community control means active citizen involvement in the policies, hiring and oversight of police.
Our health care system and private-sector manufacturing capacity proved woefully unprepared to respond to a pandemic.
Should rapprochement take hold, a real “America first” economic renewal would be possible.
For Americans’ health, it is time to think bigger and inclusively: all in, all covered, all paying a fair share.
Where does our Minnesota congressional delegation stand? With coup leaders and President Trump, or on the side of democracy and respect for sovereignty?
Public opinion appears to show it may be prudent for Democrats to agree to the $5 billion for President Donald Trump’s wall, in exchange for urgent relief needed for several million undocumented immigrants.
What is missing from the immigration debate is how U.S. foreign policies in Central America contribute to the mass immigration symbolized by the caravan moving northward.
The first step is to stop insisting that North Korea end its nuclear program as a precondition for talks.
To lead now means going on the offensive for single-payer national health insurance as envisioned in House Bill 676, the Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act.