It’s funny how so many people in public positions of power are plainly and simply incompetent when it comes to ideas. We are at a crossroad in America’s history. There is friction between the police, the Black community and the commissioners whose job it is to oversee the police. If a mad dog goes on a killing spree through the neighborhood, wouldn’t the owner be responsible … [Read more...]
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There is a serious question tonight in the Twin Cities: Why, with all the supposed prosperity we are told in print and broadcast media, not to mention in election campaign statements, is there violence protesting a lack of prosperity? We’ve all seen the sudden emergence of periodicals and news stories about prosperity in the Black community. We were even told a specific number: … [Read more...]
"Few are willing to brave the disapproval of their fellows, the censure of the colleagues, the wrath of their society. Moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence. Yet it is the one essential, vital quality for those who seek to change a world that yields most painfully to change. Each time a person stands up for an idea, or acts to improve … [Read more...]
On Tuesday, November 8, Minnesotans will elect their U.S. House representatives, state House and Senate members, a State Supreme Court justice, many local and county offices, vote on a state constitutional amendment, and elect the next U.S. president. Have a say in shaping the future of Minnesota and the nation. You are eligible to vote if you are: A U.S. citizen At … [Read more...]
A Minneapolis “city-commissioned study on economic impact of a citywide minimum wage increase,” means nothing, because they never do an economic impact study on rising rents, rising childcare and healthcare costs. They only concern themselves with the economic impact of rising costs for the rich. The city claims it is the small businesses they are concerned about if $15 an … [Read more...]