If you talk to people off the record, nobody likes the Nicollet streetcar proposal, at least not as it’s currently drafted.
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Elementary school settings are not somehow naturally COVID-proof. These schools still represent a real transmission risk with broad impacts.
As we face the real possibility of losing federal protections for safe, legal abortion, we must take action at the state level.
Despite their many flaws, the Founders of our republic were working to build a future with fewer tyrants and more freedom, rather than one full of tyrants in which everyone is afraid.
Tim Naftali of New York University reviewed the likeliest candidates and concluded that Trump indeed takes the crown from them all.
The United States, despite liking to think of itself as the leader of democracy in the world, has long had embarrassingly low voter participation.
Disability is a bipartisan human-rights issue, and the stakes for people with disabilities are huge if democracy is compromised in any way.
This would curb climate pollution and support much-needed economic recovery by expanding access to opportunities. It would save Minnesotans money and bring federal dollars to the state.
He kept his remarks short, nonpartisan, aimed at unity and full of hope and promise, but not full of promises except that “We will get through this together.”
Many Republican leaders understood Donald Trump was a dangerous narcissist who was unfit for the presidency but in their own Faustian bargains decided to ride his coattails in pursuit of shared goals or their own lofty ambitions.
As someone in the highest risk group for COVID-19, I find the state’s response has been inadequate, misguided, and dangerously secretive.
It’s easy to think of Joe Biden as boring. The story of his life is not boring. It’s full of drama, tragedy, ambition, liberalism and a long, slow climb up the slippery pole to his lifelong ambition, the presidency.
Positive peace is defined by The Institute for Economics and Peace as true, lasting, and sustainable peace built on justice for all.
We have seen unmistakably heroic acts of kindness and compassion. And we’ve seen superspreader events where people have been so unwilling to work together for the common good that they won’t even wear a mask.
One difficulty with modernist preservation is that so much of the architecture is deeply anti-urban.
State and local officials all over the country will be facing tough, important decisions about waste disposal in 2021.
A hauntingly prescient statement from the 18th president.
He has been bleeding approvers since Election Day and the pace of the hemorrhage has only accelerated since he encouraged a group of thugs to storm the Capitol.
Our house highlights an important notion: A collective effort for the greater good is obtainable.
He keeps going unchecked and it continues to spiral over and over again, and always in a downward direction.