Inside the Daily Planet, 11/21/07


Union takes cautious approach to new fire chief by Michael Moore, St. Paul Union Advocate When Tim Butler, St. Paul’s new fire chief, introduced himself to the public at a media event inside Station 18 in Frogtown last month, he made a point of lavishing praise upon the city’s firefighters, who, he said, ‘provide the foundation of our rich history and our bright future ahead.’ Recycling rules! by Pam Taylor, Minnesota Womens’ Press Susan Hubbard looks forward to a waste-free tomorrow Neighborhood volunteers: Holly Jordan by Lisa Steinmann, Park Bugle Holly Jordan felt inspired last spring. She was having such a good time as a volunteer with the art classes at her children’s school, St. Anthony Park Elementary, that she proposed an art project idea of her own. NEW IN VOICES Why we take a stand on anti-immigrant language by Barb Kucera, Workday Minnesota Minneapolis artist Ricardo Levins Morales has a bumper sticker that reads ‘An injury to Juan is an injury to Al.’ In a lighthearted way, that twist on the classic labor motto captures the meaning behind a resolution adopted at this year’s ILCA convention. NEW IN BLOGS The final phase by Louis Mendoza, A Journey Across Our America