I am not at all surprised that youth resort to interpersonal violence when their entire lives are consumed by violence. Popular discourse inadequately reduces their lived experiences to individual poor choices, we leave no room for real solutions.
For families and individuals in the bottom half of U.S. households economically, the American Rescue Plan massively helped, and in many cases, saved lives.
Two political observers talked about the issues and candidates ahead of the Nov. 8 election.
Greater Minnesotans, or Winonans, do not live with a deficit mindset. Rather, they value their access to quality education, pristine public lands, and a vibrant arts culture and community.
For if Black political participation is seen as a loss of political power to white Americans, then we are ultimately doomed to a fate of both “base hypocrisy” and tyranny, even as young Abraham Lincoln prophesied over 150 years ago.
Students at Morris — a small island of diversity in a region that is overwhelmingly white — say that campus is far from ‘too diverse’ and that they’ve often felt isolated.
The lifespan of a Minneapolis street sign varies wildly depending on weather conditions — and drivers.
Let’s look for decision makers who are willing to put in the hard work to create policies that work for both urban and rural, so that this perceived urban-rural divide goes away.
Whether the rural-urban divide is real or a myth, all Minnesotans would be well served by learning more about how urban and rural communities need each other to function and prosper.
Instead of pitting rural against urban, we’d be better off focusing on how the two sectors are interdependent.
The Center for Election Innovation and Research surveyed every state and concluded that voters will have similar access in 2022 to what they had in 2020 and 2021.
Even though the Fair Housing Act made these covenants explicitly illegal in 1968, title professionals continue to discover discriminatory language when conducting title searches – a required step before a homebuyer is able to close on a home.
Jim Schultz helped lead a group dedicated to banning abortion, told another anti-abortion organization he supported their approach to banning abortion, and promised to defend pharmacists who deny patients any prescription related to abortion.
For those who want to see meaningful steps taken to combat climate change, carbon capture is a critical step we can take to achieve that goal.
Columnist Eric Black writes, “There may be some questions about Congress’ power in these areas, but if the cross-branch cooperation goes well, several key players, who have so far refused to talk to the committee, may yet be questioned under oath.”
This has implications for Minnesota because in 2019 Gov. Tim Walz instructed the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) to unilaterally adopt California’s current and future standards for low and zero emission vehicles.
At the corner of 46th Street and Minnehaha Avenue, a landscape that was once gas stations, parking lots, and windowless warehouses resembles a real city.
Only two mechanisms are available to alter the course of our democracy: amendment of the Constitution itself, and your vote for representatives who will create laws reflecting how you wish to be governed.
CO2 pipelines are risky and currently dangerously underregulated, but pipeline proponents are selling CO2 pipelines as key to rural economic vitality.
The party of FDR and LBJ has great potential to proclaim a list of policy ideas that could resonate all across America – especially in red states in which they have been losing.