Recent events in Afghanistan run deeper than the day-to-day humanitarian disaster unfolding now. The militarization of strategy at the expense of diplomacy and negotiation are partly to blame for this outcome.
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Clean, fresh water is becoming a rarity. With some of the nation’s cleanest water at stake, Minnesotans cannot afford to fall for Twin Metals’ empty promises.
Truck parking has been a minor nuisance in both Minneapolis and St. Paul for years.
Unless people decide to collectively dig a little bit deeper than just seeming nice to strangers, Minneapolis will continually be stuck in the same racial issues year after year.
Exploitation and trafficking happen far too often in Minnesota. The majority of cases happen below the surface of daily life for most of us.
I asked if they decided the prep their sister was undergoing for a very invasive ventilator was worth their anti-vaccination position.
On Thursday morning, Biden’s FiveThirtyEight.com approval/disapproval average stood at 49.1 percent approval.
A growing coalition has launched a new campaign to Move on from PolyMet. With the most important PolyMet permits remanded, the governor has the power to set us on a better course for our future.
Those who obsess on such things often include Scott on the list of Republicans who are thinking of launching a bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2024.
If the state is serious about reducing greenhouse gas emissions from all sectors, we should join California’s cap and trade system.
A Soviet Afghanistan debacle had ended a little more than a decade earlier. “And then we did the exact same thing. Breathtaking,” he writes.
In ancient Rome, Cato the Younger used the filibuster — albeit unsuccessfully — to prevent the Senate from making Julius Caesar dictator. As much as the Founders loved Roman history, the U.S. legal system was deliberately not based on Roman law.
Among Democrats, 73 percent favored doing more to overcome racism. Among Republicans, 21 percent favored some level of effort to overcome racial bias.
For more than 30 years, experts, advocates, and citizens have been sounding the alarm about the damage fossil fuel consumption is doing to our planet. And for more than 30 years, fossil fuel companies have cast doubt and sown confusion about these facts.
My general response usually comes down to encouraging more citizen involvement in seeking and supporting qualified candidates for public office at all levels.
To those starved for urbanism, the voices echoing through the massive atrium sound like music.
Throughout history, America’s leaders have recognized that without concern for others, without the highest tradition of cooperative national action, democracy is in peril.
Her New Republic piece’s subhead says: “Now, he and his GOP enablers are peddling the Second Big Lie: that Jan. 6 was just legitimate protest. It’s the crucial ingredient in convincing America to return them — and him — to power.”
As an adult exercising the First Amendment in the rotunda, I was told I could not carry a sign on a stick. However, others were allowed to carry firearms.
I kinda cracked up at these examples of some of the things that make it so hard for non-natives to learn English, assembled by linguist and author Aria Okrent.