Minnesota and Minnesotans will always need people who show up. How will they show up? A lot of us will show up by taking the bus … if the Legislature lets us.
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He adds: “It’s not a messaging or image problem. Until we can repair that, I’m not sure we can truly say America is back.”
It is time that the language of racial equity heard so often at the Capitol translates into a process for achieving it within the lives of Minnesota’s BIPOC communities.
As Steve Chapman makes clear his most recent column in the Chicago Tribune, Manchin is almost certainly the only Democrat who could hold that West Virginia seat for the party.
Minnesota and federal laws are clearly inadequate to prevent gun-trafficking by straw buyers.
PSEO stands for Post Secondary Enrollment Options and it allows 10th, 11th, and 12th graders to take college classes for high school and college credit at little to no cost.
With a discerning eye, the past begins to circulate anew, and more inclusive histories emerge in unexpected ways.
The ARP includes a key component that local governments have been begging for for a while now: increased flexibility.
We must invest in dismantling systemic racism and build new systems — through approaches that move away from a medical model of diagnosing social ills and imposing cures toward an anthropological one built on listening to and learning from the community.
Republican attacks against the Minnesota congresswoman should be recognized for what they are: transparently opportunistic, cynical ploys.
I assume that any state that nowadays decided not to hold a popular vote would cause a big negative backlash. But, in this post-Trump moment, it’s possible that the Trumpiest of legislators may be wondering whether they could get away with it.
Minnesota teachers believe positive behavior reinforcement and restorative practices are the most effective approaches to school discipline, greatly preferring them to punitive and exclusionary measures.
We saw on Jan. 6 how much trouble and carnage a much smaller number of motivated Trump supporters can cause.
More than a year has gone by without any state or federal recovery dollars for rebuilding.
Comparing Minnesota to southern states reveals prejudice and bigotry that belie our progressive self-image.
We must integrate news literacy education across subject areas and grade levels, mandating it as a high school graduation requirement.
She was first elected to a U.S. House seat from Montana in 1916, just in time to vote against U.S. entry into World War I.
In 12 countries for which Pew had poll numbers from the last year of Trump to the first months of Biden, the average portion of those who said they had confidence in the U.S. to “do the right thing regarding world affairs” rocketed from 17% to 75%.
The higher design of SUVs and trucks, in particular, poses a massive problem for pedestrian safety.
As a lifelong engineer and miner and a native Minnesotan, I feel it is my duty to say this. The threat to the BWCA from a mine like what Twin Metals is proposing could be devastating under current best mining practices, and in my considered opinion, too risky to be allowed.