When it comes to AI, we can’t afford the same wait-and-see approach many governments took to regulating social media.
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Part V: Fifty years after the Time magazine cover story touting Minnesota as the nation’s model state, it’s time to reassess.
Or not. On second thought, Biden reconsidering his decision to run for reelection is perhaps really just what this seemingly self-absorbed nation actually deserves.
Somewhere along the line the city of Minneapolis and reformers neglected to think about the environmental impact of densification.
The program mitigates one of the city’s most notorious decisions: the routing of the central I-94 freeway through the then-thriving Rondo neighborhood, home to the vast majority of St. Paul’s African Americans.
Four otters, looking like mini Loch Ness monsters, shot past me during my daily lake swim. My heart was pounding, and my head reminded me that this was something that will only happen once.
For decades, U.S. foreign policy has hinged on the idea that nations with strong democratic values and civilian-led militaries will be good partners in the global war on terror. Now the strategy seems to be backfiring.
The city’s response is a clear smokescreen for what should be required transparency on the issue of police discipline.
Research has shown that students breathing in lower diesel bus emissions miss 8% fewer school days, their lungs function better and their academic test scores improve.
Can anyone say they haven’t seen any news about Donald Trump and the 2020 election?
While we’re back to normal in so many ways, normal never worked for too many of our neighbors. Minnesota’s food shelves saw 5.5 million visits last year, 2 million more than in 2021.
Sept. 11, 2001, created a change in how we saw the world and how we acted for the past two generations. We need to move past that outdated model.
Innovators are providing inspiration that could energize the teaching profession and transform our nation’s public schools.
Figuring out how to make the Como Park Pavilion into a more successful public space has long been a priority of St. Paul City Council President Amy Brendmoen.
As U.S. Sen. Tina Smith says, access to banking services for marginalized communities is both an economic driver and a civil rights issue. The bipartisan legislation she has introduced would drastically expand access to startup capital.
Getting enough books to the youngest nation in Africa involves a lot of cooperation between regional groups in Minnesota and Wisconsin and groups in South Sudan with a little help from the U.S. Department of Defense.
State attorneys general and other leaders should bring forward initiatives to indiscriminately alleviate the economic strain felt across our country.
A St. Paul proposal would ban smoking of any kind in any city park, covering everything from cigars on the golf course to vapes at the skate park.
Giving utilities free rein to undermine the state’s commitment to 100% clean energy is an affront to this banner achievement and to the many years of activism by countless Minnesotans that it took to secure it.
Legislative investment into improving the quality of work has been haphazard and minuscule when compared with recent investments in alleviating pain and premature deaths.