The Trump administration’s termination of the 2015 Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule is significantly setting us back from doing meaningful work to address segregation and housing inequality in our country.
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Previous ups and downs were nothing compared to the steep drop measured in 2020, hitting an all-time low in almost every nation surveyed.
In the ’68 election, George Romney was a good presidential candidate who spoke the truth, got into trouble for it and self-destructed long before Election Day.
Pre-pandemic, no-excuse absentee voting was a time-saving convenience. Today it also serves a public health purpose.
Minnesotans deserve better than the political stare-down that is playing out at the Capitol between Senate Republicans and Governor Tim Walz.
We oppose any investment in building renovations or lease commitments for the Third Precinct prior to an authentic process of reconciliation, meaningful engagement with the communities who disproportionately suffer from police brutality, and the creation of a new system of community safety for our city.
The same batch of Post-ABC News polls included fresh results from neighboring Wisconsin. That poll showed Biden also ahead, but by a narrower 52-46 percent margin.
Minneapolis officials must demonstrate their commitment to justice. Retaining officers with records like those of Derek Chauvin is the antithesis of such a goal.
Any recovery effort must prioritize concrete and measurable investments in BIPOC communities — the communities most affected by the economic downturn.
Washington Post reporter Tom Hamburger joined professor Larry Jacobs of the University of Minnesota and former Vice President Walter Mondale for a long interview/conversation via Zoom.
As a recent Minneapolis Public Schools graduate, I have seen how student resource officers affect my school. Kids who have been labeled as “bad” are arrested in schools instead of receiving help.
What unfolded on Aug. 26 was a mini-rebellion of the alienated dispossessed. There was nothing inherently progressive about it.
In the early 2000s, during the governorship of Tim Pawlenty, local government aid (LGA) was drastically reduced (state aid was reduced by 47% from 2002 to 2008).
Throughout northern Minnesota, shared identity and respect for elders create a foundation for an effective response.
If all these states were to go to the current leader in these polls, Joe Biden would win by a landslide in the Electoral College, although the size of the lead in many states was within the margin of error.
In my summer course, everything we would have done in a physical classroom took place online: lectures, powerpoint presentations, short pauses for written self-reflection, discussion groups, student presentations, peer reviews, and contradictory debates.
Trump is a believer in the cult of himself and whatever is financially, politically or egotistically beneficial to him in a given moment.
The reasons are the same in both Tibet and Xinjiang: China wants to control the two regions.
Trump has apparently expressed quite clearly and to many people that the amazing thing to him about all those young people who did serve was that there was nothing in it for them.