He dedicated his life to Black people and Black power. He did so with tremendous courage, a quiet intensity, unfaltering integrity, uncommon intelligence, and always a loving respect for Black people, regardless of their station in life.
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Many people are not aware that the Park & Recreation Board owns all of the Cedar Lake shoreline. The new master plan should install a pedestrian trail on the park’s land between South Beach and Burnham Road.
After the Vikings lineman’s death from complications of heatstroke, new protocols were adopted by the NFL and its 32 member clubs, including the Vikings, about training procedures, medical treatment, and other health-related matters.
I actually laughed out loud, in the privacy of my workspace, when reading this exchange from the most recent Collins-Stephens colloquy.
Missteps should be avoided, and legislative energy should be spent wisely.
What is needed more than policy ideas are policymakers willing to challenge corporate power and think creatively about the role state government can play.
So far, the Better Bus team has taken three core city routes and eliminated dozens of stops from each, boosting reliability and speed.
The direct jobs the industry creates are the types of jobs we want in Minnesota: high-paying, mostly blue-collar, often union. Let the program get up and running, and let’s examine the economic outcome.
In this video, Humphrey emphasizes the preamble’s verbs to make the case that the Framers wanted the government they were “ordaining” and “establishing” to do stuff, big stuff, to be active and specifically to be active in making life better for those who would be governed.
By raising taxes on the wealthy and redirecting other public resources, we can meet everyone’s needs and strengthen our economy.
Historian Heather Cox Richardson turns her attention to the fairly idiotic right-wing obsession with the idea that the government can’t force anyone to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Allowing Enbridge to police itself is not working. Our state agencies need to improve oversight and enforcement of Enbridge’s permits.
Not only is nuclear power safer than fossil fuels, but it can provide the energy that Minnesota needs to keep the water running, the lights on and the whole state ready for cold snaps.
The state Legislature passed a law during the most recent session that standardizes the use of absentee ballot drop boxes.
In an slight giveaway that it’s not serious opinion research, the mailing is titled “OFFICIAL CORRUPT MEDIA SURVEY.”
Thanks to Youthprise, we were able to interview 32 of the thousands of these youngsters in an attempt to humanize their experiences, and hopefully, encourage effective action.
During a legislative session where it seemed the two parties couldn’t agree on much, we are proud of the support home care work has received from both DFL and GOP lawmakers.
The fact that Republicans are willing to fire a DFL governor’s Cabinet members for not following Republican directives is genuinely disturbing for the long-term well-being of our state government.
The late Donald Rumsfeld classified possibilities as “known knowns,” “known unknowns” and “unknown unknowns.” Employing these categories helps to define Minnesota’s present political situation.
Personally, I think more and longer-season patios are a great idea for Minnesotans (who love to humblebrag about surviving winter). I hope the parking-to-patio tradeoff becomes a permanent fixture of our city.