Businesses across southern Minnesota are keenly aware of the problems with our antiquated policies, as there are too few work visas for immigrants and the chaotic immigration system chokes off the ability of more migrants to legally access employment-based immigration.
Ecological justice solutions are not a new idea for MPS, which has a history of implementing green school initiatives. With more federal funding, we could take these initiatives to the level that reality requires.
Why is the status quo so risky? Individuals and foreign countries may dump U.S. treasury bills and bonds on the market because of a loss in confidence. That would make interest rates spike and could create a major economic collapse.
Despite some troubling data around safety and vehicle trends, good things happening are on the ground and with new technology.
For many Americans, schoolyards are the public open spaces nearest home. America’s public schools sit on 2 million acres of land.
In theater, film, television and online streaming, numerous no-shows or unseen characters are central to the plot of the stories being told. This “Great Pumpkin Effect” works in politics, too.
Too many medical providers get involved only after people are sick. They should be offering help when people are healthy and want to stay that way.
Fifteen years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Wall Street is as predatory as ever. But a more democratic economy could be rising all around us.
Living in a compact city reduces vehicles miles traveled (VMT). This is because people can choose to walk, bike or take the bus rather than be forced by the built environment to drive. VMT is the primary cause of air pollution.
Our Climate Action Framework focuses on building a future where Minnesota communities are prepared for extreme weather and can thrive in the face of climate challenges from flooding to wildfires.
The cynical Minneapolis 2040 lawsuit, filed following the 12-1 passage of Minneapolis’ most recent comprehensive plan, fits with a national trend of anti-urban activists abusing what ought to be useful environmental laws.
Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Alabama, has held up promotions of 300-plus military officers for six months.
When it comes to AI, we can’t afford the same wait-and-see approach many governments took to regulating social media.
Or not. On second thought, Biden reconsidering his decision to run for reelection is perhaps really just what this seemingly self-absorbed nation actually deserves.
Somewhere along the line the city of Minneapolis and reformers neglected to think about the environmental impact of densification.
The program mitigates one of the city’s most notorious decisions: the routing of the central I-94 freeway through the then-thriving Rondo neighborhood, home to the vast majority of St. Paul’s African Americans.
Four otters, looking like mini Loch Ness monsters, shot past me during my daily lake swim. My heart was pounding, and my head reminded me that this was something that will only happen once.
For decades, U.S. foreign policy has hinged on the idea that nations with strong democratic values and civilian-led militaries will be good partners in the global war on terror. Now the strategy seems to be backfiring.
The city’s response is a clear smokescreen for what should be required transparency on the issue of police discipline.
Research has shown that students breathing in lower diesel bus emissions miss 8% fewer school days, their lungs function better and their academic test scores improve.