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The problem isn’t that programs are failing; it’s that they are underfunded and don’t meet the scale of the challenges that exist in Minnesota.
With Ukraine as our backdrop, can you even imagine being at war, any kind of war, with your fellow-citizens?
Alerting buyers to a home’s energy usage is just another step moving towards a greener society.
Extremists in both parties today are the clowns and jokers of the left and right, and they are trying to pull America toward their polarized views.
In addition to its already-high levels of participation, Minnesota was one of the very first states with same day registration, which has turned out to be a critical factor in making voting accessible to all.
Without access to health care for all people, free of government interference, we are doomed to continue perpetuating harm onto vulnerable populations, and equity in health care and other areas of life cannot be achieved.
Perhaps DEI isn’t something a CEO is looking to galvanize employees around, and that is up to them in the end. But if CEOs are saying it’s important, then they must walk the walk and be seen on the frontlines.
By using brute force to destroy everything in his path, Russian President Vladimir Putin may, in the end, conquer much of southern and eastern Ukraine. But he will not gain the cooperation needed to govern or administer it effectively.
Most birds on the planet today are not wild, but have been domesticated for their eggs or meat, and our increasing appetite for farmed birds has become a threat to wild ones.
It’s time for practical, honest leadership that makes change for students.
In Minnesota, a recent study found that 23% of construction workers suffer some form of wage theft.
While we know federal benefits programs can help low income families cover some of their basic needs and mitigate the effects of poverty, for many Minnesotans, federal programs like SNAP and tax credits are not enough.
To win a strong policy that actually benefits renters, it’s going to take building a relentless movement of union, faith groups, community organizations, working class homeowners and most importantly, renters.
Public Works’ sidewalk designs along Hennepin Avenue will increase bicycle and pedestrian accidents and injuries.
Jelly beans have always been my “go to” comfort food in spring. And perhaps even more so in this crazy year of 2022 with our continuing COVID concerns, increasing crime, inflation, supply issues and the horrific war in the Ukraine.
Could we benefit from a “system of classification” of these folks so that we might better judge their objectivity as they pontificate for our benefit?
Over the past two years many nonprofits faced exploding demand, a decimated volunteer force, and had to made quick (and often expensive) operational and safety changes during the pandemic.
If there is any year that the state has enough money to fulfill its obligation to our public school districts, it is this year.
Minneapolis is a city in need of deep healing and there is hope that this city will become one others in America can mirror and look up to.