The Global/Local section focuses on connections between Minnesotans and the world.

J Street founder to speak in Minneapolis

Israelis have recently gone to the polls in a contested Knesset election which will impact the country's policy agenda and the discourse around Israeli-Palestinian relations for years to come.


We Are Your Neighbors: Things You Might Not Understand about New Immigrants

A map of Ethiopia.

By PM English Level 5/6 Class at the English Learning Center


The Inequality Debate Needs to be Careful about Scale

[Image above: Property tax capacity per household in the Twin Cities, 2004. From Myron Orfield’s book Region.]


Mission to Cuba would make Minnesota farmers first to market

In mid-December the Obama administration announced it would begin to normalize relations with Cuba, opening the door to potentially lucrative new markets.


Red Lake Tribal Council to research feasibility of marijuana

The Red Lake Tribal Council.

RED LAKE, Minn. – Although the subject was not on the printed agenda for the Red Lake Tribal Council at the regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Jan.


Attend a workshop, build a Festival

I attended the first workshop held for an upcoming inaugural event. The Mpls Lantern Fest on February 21, 2015 from 5—8 p.m. in Downtown Minneapolis (Mpls).


More slaves today than at any other time in history

There are more slaves today than at any point in history. They labor in fields and factories, under brutal “owners” who threaten violence if they try to escape.

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