Politics & Policy

Mall of America, where civil liberties go to buy

The Black Lives Matter Minneapolis protest in December. Jason Foederer via MPR and Bluestem Prairie.

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The Miracle of Two Minneapolises in Prenatal Care

Prenatal care by Minneapolis neighborhood.

While looking around for some data for another project, I ran into Minneapolis Health Department’s Reports.

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Jewish Voice for Peace Minnesota on Israel

Members of Jewish Voice for Peace Minnesota formed a December 13th panel to discuss their journeys as Jewish people to speak out on behalf of Palestinian rights in Israel at. From the left:  Marc Trius, Allan Malkis, Marisa Katz, Ilana Rossoff and Andy Berman. The forum was sponsored by Women Against Military Madness and Middle East Peace Now.

 

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MN GOP, DFL Vote To Give Governor One Day Window To Raise Pay

A deal apparently brokered between House Republican leaders, Senate Democratic leaders and Governor Dayton will allow the governor to raise the pay of his commissioners without legislative approval

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Putting pizzazz in public policy

Rep. Nick Zerwas, R-Elk River, University public affairs student Tane Danger and Rep. Dan Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, talk Minnesota politics in the Cowles Auditoriom and Atrium on Wednesday night. Danger is the co-founder of the Theater of Public Policy.

Brandon Boat and Tane Danger are taking the script out of politics.

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How the Metro vs. Greater Minnesota Debate is Playing Out in the Legislature

In state politics, there’s nothing new about tensions between rural Minnesota and the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

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Governor’s proposed pre-K options get mixed reaction

House members, in a joint hearing of the education and health and human services finance committees, pulled out their metaphorical magnifying glasses Wednesday to ta

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Real Digital Inclusion – A challenge for transparency advocates

The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect. Tim Berners-Lee W3C.

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