Unless lawmakers prioritize senior care in dramatically new ways in this legislative session and this budget, many challenges facing seniors and their caregivers will remain, even after the pandemic.
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The Democrats need the West Virginian’s vote for just about anything they want to do.
Margaret Wild of Washington State University notes that viruses typically transmit to humans “when we push natural systems by destroying animal habitat.” The proliferation of zoonotic viruses in our age should thus not be surprising, for we are witnessing a massive destruction of natural habitats.
The enormous cut in the corporate income tax rate coincided with a 500 percent increase in the average income of those in the top one hundredth of one percent, NYT’s David Leonhardt writes.
In the months ahead, let’s see the international spotlight shine on a city with the resourcefulness and goodness to rise from a tragedy stronger than ever and to take responsibility that it will never happen again.
While debates have raged about how best to help kids catch up after the ‘COVID slide,’ one consistent theme has emerged: Tutoring is one of the most promising, evidenced-based strategies to help struggling students.
Political scientist Robert Pape analyzed the identities of the 377 people who were arrested in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
This simple but powerful reform fosters political competition and requires winning candidates to build majority coalitions.
If there’s been any upside to the past year, it’s been the increased awareness and appreciation for public health professionals around the world.
Author Ibram X. Kendi was effective at encouraging all adults who have influence on our community’s children to take purposeful steps toward anti-racism.
Jonathan Freedland argued in The Guardian that there is no honest way to minimize the $1.9 trillion Biden recently signed into law as consistent with terms like “moderate” or “cautious.”
Without decriminalizing fare evasion, the House bill and Senate bill (HF 1306 and SF 1513) perplexingly create the potential for two systems of justice.
Read the whole New York Times piece. It should make your blood boil.
No more taxing students for insurance they can’t claim. If we urge our senators to include our provision in their jobs bill, equal workers’ rights will be brought to Minnesota’s hardworking students for good.
The work of a father and son — J.S. Bell and James Ford Bell — helped transform Washburn Crosby mills into food giant General Mills.
He also gives several renditions of his pretty hilarious Mitch McConnell impression.
There are two other projects that should also be included in any study designed to protect the state’s drinking water. Fifty-six percent of Minnesota’s rivers, lakes, and streams are already “impaired.” We can hardly afford more risk.
Start by understanding that a federally enrolled Indian tribe is entitled to apply to the EPA to be considered as a state for certain purposes under the Clean Water Act.
I have always found Noam Chomsky’s arguments incisive and useful for clearing away the power of the conventional “freedom and democracy” explanation for U.S. behavior on the global stage.
In a new Great Society, being bold is not enough. We also have to be right.