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An impetus for the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol was a mistaken belief that Vice President Mike Pence could ignore the Electoral Count Act and unilaterally refuse to count electoral votes from some states or indefinitely delay counting.
Given the disastrous outcomes of Phase One, the city owes all stakeholders residents, businesses and visitors a better plan.
The preferences and priorities of the experts may be different from those of important stakeholders like people living in disadvantaged neighborhoods and those living in the tribal nations.
The Angel of Death has been my constant, menacing companion for 12 years. Now his rancid breath grows closer. In the back of my mind, I have always been collecting and curating books for the Metropolitan State University’s Library and Learning Center where I taught for nearly four decades.
The presidential election of 2024 should not be between two very old and very wealthy white men who were born in the 1940s.
How the words of bell hooks can transform the future of Minneapolis.
A new generation of organizers is asking for the right to live free of state-sanctioned brutality, including state-sanctioned murders, and is instead met with violence in the streets and hollow speeches from behind podiums.
Vladimir Putin is indulging in a blatant bit of false equivalency, since NATO is not about to install offensive nuclear weapons in Ukraine, as Moscow was doing in Cuba in 1962.
Diversifying children’s literature is both enriching and worth celebrating.
Row the … longship?
Teenagers can be very dangerous people who are capable of doing great harm in so many ways, and on so many levels. At some point, the protection of society has to become more important than what is best for the child.
The loons know, not only when, which lake they will return to.
The city’s parking study shows that even in the busiest times, parking demand does not exceed 73%. Slightly less than 10% of the corridor total (roughly 340) parking spaces are slated for removal.
More Minnesotans need to acknowledge that it’s OK to criticize one’s state and that it’s OK if one believes that it is not the best place in the world.
While spreading disinformation and advocating for policies that restrict the freedom to vote are subtler than the attack on Jan. 6, they’re just as dangerous.
When we let it work as intended, nature is a mighty tool to address climate change and improve health and quality of life for Minnesotans.
While the Holy Family was allowed to seek safety and refuge in Egypt, the same cannot be said for refugees seeking asylum on our southern border.
By choosing not to be vaccinated, they also let down the team of overwhelmed health care workers bound by the Hippocratic oath to care for all comers, and the entire population, only as strong as its ability to defeat a virus and its many possible variants that can multiply in unvaccinated people.
The U.N. determined in 2018 that Facebook played a “determining role” in violence against the Rohingya, inciting widespread violence and amplifying hateful content through its algorithms.