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Examining being ‘Nordic’ in Minnesota

If Scandinavian Americans are dismayed and disturbed by people and groups who use Nordic themes and heritage as weapons against people of color, immigrants, and Indigenous people, we should not ignore this misuse of history and culture but hold it up for study.

Nina Clark

LGBTQ+ rights are at stake in the Supreme Court

With cases that concern the government’s right to discriminate against LGBTQ foster parents and our right to affordable health care access set to go before the Supreme Court this year, we cannot afford to confirm someone for a lifetime appointment who is intent on setting back our civil rights.

Megan Peterson