We must honor it. We must behold it. We must respect it. That is our moral imperative and what it means to be part of these United States.
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The Democrats have a short, two-year window to achieve many things because they will most likely lose at least one of the houses of Congress in 2022. Why waste even a single day on a futile impeachment trial?
This is the Us vs. Them vision in its most dangerous and extreme manifestation.
Changes should include enacting a wage replacement system for times of economic or natural crises and in the event of another pandemic.
Now that I’ve closed correspondence with people who seem to desire fights with me or even their own divorce from me, I can’t say I miss them all that much.
It serves as a permanent reminder of the power we handed to a dangerous man.
Embracing equity and justice and the richness of our differences will manifest in diverse groups of people being their best selves.
When problems are complex, expert judgment is appealing. But it can also lead to a sense of exclusion that undermines trust in science by the public.
I can’t get out of my head the juxtaposition of the awful storming of the Capitol Building on Wednesday and the gathering of hundreds of thousands in the Women’s March of Jan. 21, 2017.
There has been perpetual innovation, invention and change in public education since its outset.
Recycling copper and other metals can help address the climate crisis, increase jobs, and provide the materials needed to replace fossil fuels with renewable energy.
We have a lot of participants admit, many for the first time in their lives, to biases or prejudices they know are wrong, but have never fully uprooted.
Language barriers frequently lead to a late diagnosis.
They want to end anonymous contributions, unlimited contributions, dominance by special interests, and gerrymandering.
During our most recent session, Senate Republicans stopped the Legislature from providing critical support to the very people our faiths implore us to protect: the poor, the elderly, and the homeless.
It must give up its centuries-old fascination with annual crops like wheat and corn, and begin the study of how perennial plants fit food production.
This month I lost a monument of my own – my mentor and teacher, Joseph Epstein – who declined to wait for the rope and took down his own statue in an op-ed about Dr. Jill Biden.
One step Minnesota can take is to pass HF 1892, which modifies prenatal substance use reporting requirements.
The gaps in achievement are real and will not be addressed by tinkering. We’ve been doing that forever.
Line 3 is important to our state because the project will put 4,200 people to work in construction jobs, and promises to deliver Minnesota safe and reliable petroleum infrastructure for the long term.