America renewed its promise to being a safe haven for refugees around the world when President Joe Biden expanded on Monday the limits for accepting these hard-working immigrants.
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This is a clarion call to our communities to join with our educators, parents, and policymakers to make changes in our educational system that will benefit all students, and particularly low-income scholars and students of color.
This is creepy. If this is the new normal (and I’m plenty worried that it might be), I fear for the future of the American experiment in democracy.
We must become students and teachers of our world to fight alongside the people who are suffocating from the systemic racism in our nation.
Strengthening truck fuel standards, as the Biden administration has considered, isn’t just good for jobs and clean air, it will also save households money.
The survivors of genocides are permanently marked, not only through the psychological scars of lifelong trauma but also through physical symbols that perpetrators put onto their victims’ bodies.
COVID-19 mortality disparities will persist if surveillance is not more detailed than broad racial groups.
There are a lot of options for how to leverage the funding, and it could do wonders for digital equity in St. Paul’s poorest communities.
Improving domestic cereal production in Somalia should be part of any future food security strategy for the country.
I strongly urge the Minnesota Legislature and governor to keep the U of M a top priority.
The tale involves two cities — and I’m not making this up.
“Republicans favor stimulus and deficits under GOP presidents and rail at them under Democratic ones,” The Washington Post columnist writes.
It has been most powerful to see the striking testimony of those neighbors who by chance were there to witness, and in many cases, record and try to prevent, the killing of George Floyd as it happened in real time.
Guides in life show up — and plant seeds to sprout when needed.
We should be working for federal funding that covers the entire cost of lead service line replacement, whether the pipe is under public or private property.
At a time when frozen pizzas were starting to appear in grocery stores around the country, the Totinos thought they could differentiate their pizza with a superior tomato sauce along with higher quality meats and cheeses.
The president signaled that if Republicans can get over the block-it-all goal, he’s willing to compromise on how big, how fast, how high and how far.
While nothing in life is zero risk, especially during a pandemic, focusing on mask-wearing outdoors is not only superfluous, it’s unproductive.
Echelon Insights asked, “Do you think the goal of politics is more about enacting good public policy or about ensuring the survival of the country as we know it?”
SHIP was established in 2008 by a bipartisan vote of the Minnesota Legislature to help address the growing human and economic costs associated with diet- and tobacco-related diseases.