Vox’s Sean Illing interviewed Gessen, mostly about the Trump moment, for a great piece that the headline said was about “American politics after the death of ‘truth.’”
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We know it is not that simple, but when making arguments everyone runs to one extreme side of the ledger or the other.
It was the smartly designed, consensus-driven CAFE standards of the Obama-era that created the environment for massive reinvestment in the U.S. automotive industry after 2012.
I wonder whether our founding document’s power to bind us might be about to face its most difficult test since the end of the Civil War.
In an interview with U professor Larry Jacobs, Franken said he was worried about what Trump might do on Election Day, like declare victory without waiting for the huge number of mail-in ballots to be counted, taking the position that “The only way I’m not sworn in again on January 20 is if it’s been stolen from me.”
My mood is somewhere between thoughtfulness and thanks, melancholy and marvel.
Minnesotans are passionate about the history and beauty of our state and are invested in leaving a great state for future generations, and that includes those of us who are in favor of Line 3.
Faulty and inadequate medical care is pervasive in ICE detention, whether detainees are held in county jails or in private, for-profit detention centers.
No matter the type of war we are fighting, the priority must be to call on the genius of American innovation, invention and the powerful ability to create and produce all that we need to win the war.
“The Choice,” smart as ever, airs tonight on TPT 2 in the Twin Cities and on other PBS stations everywhere.
The president’s budget proposals each year have sought large cuts in funding for Social Security disability. His 2021 budget proposal talks about a need to “reduce the rate of increase” in Social Security payments.
His 10 tweets from Saturday night have been turned into an op-ed.
The president is scared of teachers who think for themselves and gravitate toward new research-based curricular topics that shed light on historically marginalized voices, perspectives, and events.
A holistic, two-generation model of early intervention should guide the new path toward change.
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.
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.