Just 14 percent of Minneapolis landlords own 80 percent of the city’s rental units. These landlords are very wealthy, yet they will be the ones to receive the bulk of the huge property tax breaks (a 40 percent deduction) from this new program for keeping rents “affordable.”
If a Native renter was getting evicted and took their case to court asking the judge, “How can this White landlord evict me from property that is mine?” would Mayor Frey stand with the Native renter?
If Mayor Frey wants to do something that really matters when it comes to this homeless crisis, he would go after the landlords who put the homeless out in the streets in the first place.
Many Whites believe the officers’ fear of being lured into an ambush is legitimate because they would process it the same way.
The full body photos taken of Minneapolis Police officers Justin Schmidt and Ryan Kelly right after the killing of Thurman Blevins, appearing in the July 31 Star Tribune, are hard to look at. They look more like mug shots.
These corporate politicians are really good at funding the military industrial complex and then searching out “enemies” that have only hand-held weapons.
The Crisis Connection phone line was one of the tools I had and used within my mental health toolbox.
Mitchell Hamline School Of Law professor Marie Failinger said the nine U of M football players suing the University have a lot to prove to win their case.
After Fox 9 TV reported claims that Somali American daycare facilities were guilty of fraud and sending the money overseas, a Star Tribune editorial stated, “While nothing can eradicate greed, there’s always room to improve fraud detection… The Fox 9 TV report underscored that ongoing responsibility. Senator Jim Abeler, R-Anoka, struck the right tone about […]
The definition of a cartel is a group of “individuals or firms who agree not to compete with each other and therefore keeping prices fixed to maximize profits.” Both local landlords and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) are doing the same thing, yet when it comes to White landlords, they call what […]