Ponder the power of the assassin’s bullet, now that abortion rights are in crosshairs.
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Biden is right to end the forever war in Afghanistan. Now he needs to close the forever prison that it built.
Dad loved to set off in search of things: a trout stream, an artesian well, a wild blueberry patch that held the promise of enough bounty for my mother’s blueberry pie (our rallying cry: four cups for a pie!).
Funny Asian Women Kollective (FAWK) and Walker West Music Academy, for example, both embraced their roles working at the intersection of art, performance, community, healing, and learned to find new ways to engage and support their served communities.
Lindeke’s argument against vacancy control is misguided at best.
Hint: The 1918 influenza epidemic (Spanish flu).
Now is not the time to hamstring the companies that will be central to our economic recovery.
A return to some form of obligatory military service would give the U.S. public a vested interest in the success or failure of future conflicts.
It’s reasonable — especially during an emergency like COVID-19 — but some parts bear review.
Toxic pipeline permits ignore Indigenous rights, climate and clean water concerns.
It’s about all of us trusting that the system and process are fundamentally fair.
Mick Tingelhoff ruled well, from the football field to the balcony.
Our personal example can inspire others to think differently: Welcome a new neighbor. Support refugees.
Minnesota already had some of the worst education gaps in the country. The pandemic surely made them worse.
Act this year to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and transition to clean electricity.
It’s time to compensate unpaid caregivers in meaningful ways.
The more layers of protection, consistently applied, the better — including masks.
Instead of waiting for government solutions, let’s offer three-year degrees and lifelong learning.
The plight of the Hazaras isn’t well known on the international stage. They are an ethno-religious minority, about 9% of the Afghani population of 36 million.
The Coal Creek power plant sale will also include the high voltage transmission system (HVDC) that connects Coal Creek to Minnesota. Minnesota ratepayers paid upwards of $800 million to build the HVDC.