There’s no time for long-term solutions. We have to cut carbon now.
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We cannot rightfully claim to be the greatest nation on earth until we fix the cultural problems that divide us. Fix the cultural problems, and the gun problems go away.
We need investment in social infrastructure – that is, accessible and inclusive places and opportunities for people to meet, gather, and socialize – to make sure that existing opportunities to connect are supported, expanded, and sustained.
Crockett seems to enjoy careening from one controversy to the next, ones often of her own making. But now Crockett has veered into the antisemitic lane and shifted into high gear. She needs to hit the brakes. Now.
Viewing some long promised, but not yet viable, nuclear technology as a panacea, gives people an excuse to avoid taking real action to address climate.
Abortion is a safe medical procedure, the trauma lies in the pregnancy – yet our society has created shame, stigma, and a secret, that lays the burden of guilt to the female impregnated.
Inferior eldercare has been systemic, apparently linked to profit enhancement – at the expense of our loved ones, a reality that hit me when a fall upended my mother’s life.
The choice of “gunmen” to describe the perpetrators is accurate – all of the mass school shootings in our database were carried out by men or boys. And the average age of those involved in carrying out the attacks was 18.
The East Phillips neighborhood, a majority BIPOC population, is overburdened with pollution, and residents experience disproportionate rates of asthma and other health issues.
Historism went out of fashion in Germany in the early 20th century. Given the longevity of Supreme Court appointments, it is safe to assume that originalism in American legal thought will not go away anytime soon.
The United Nations, the United States, and the European states should … seriously consider the problems the ongoing movement of weapons to Ukraine will likely lead to in the future.
If the governor and legislature can’t agree on a surplus spending plan by midnight, May 22, the state will be failing tens of thousands of kids who can’t wait another year to get a head start in education – and in life.
Today feels like a moment when some especially brave staff have chosen to set aside their comfort and speak out in the face of inequities.
With targeted and sustained investments, we can strengthen Minnesota’s small and micro businesses that have been kept in the margins of our economy.
A survey of small businesses found that nearly half of Asian Minnesotan small business owners were unable to pay bills during the pandemic.
Given the many issues besetting Minnesotans, abortion seems be just one in a large crowd of concerns.
While we ask schools to do more to catch our children up, we cannot stand idly by without solutions.
There is an urgent need to address the low staff COVID-19 vaccination rates as data suggests a strong correlation between COVID-19 incidence among LTC facilities staff and residents.
It is about time we update the outdated boater education program that only focuses on youth operators.
How we address income inequality depends on how well we support our small business communities.