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.
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Genocide education has the potential to be transformative for individual students and whole communities and societies.
The president-elect should start by expressing gratitude to the American people for voting in record numbers in November. A call for unity is a must.
We are responding normally to an abnormal situation. We are doing our best.
Not enough people are saying “Hineni, here I am.” But we are here. We must raise our collective voices. We have the global tools. We need the political will.
Did the decision deprive the people of the forum to ensure that the government (in this case the four states Texas sued) was not above the law? The simple answer is no.
Partisan schemes create controversies in the public mind that do not exist in the scientific community.
Let us work collectively to create a world in which our children are liberated to explore their identity — because that would be the greatest gift of all.
In healing, our community can find more moments of strength and togetherness. We will need this resilience to survive the next set of challenges.
Deborah Levison’s research and her colleague’s photos provide remarkable windows into children’s work around the world, rural and urban.
President Trump is not playing a strategy but simply improvising, like the Music Man, to get through another media cycle and round of federally subsidized golf at his country clubs.
Banning destructive mining from the headwaters of the BWCA would deliver multiple benefits.
The Biden/Harris administration offers hope for greater attention to the values enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. And hope is foundational to recovery.
The president-elect owes youthful voters, those between 18-29, who turned out in historically large numbers.
It doesn’t really help women if they are only considered saviors meant to achieve history-making deeds.
It would be wise for Americans to start paying attention to some other issues. Trade, for one.
Minnesota has several opportunities to apply the benefits of clean energy to old industries.
Jewish tradition has come to teach proverbially that Jews are meant to live by the law, not die by it.
It’s important to pass a bill in the next two weeks. The needs are urgent.