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[STAFF EDITORIAL] Capitol insurrection amplifies white supremacy; every day forward is a day for change

The divide we see between differing opinions and reactions on last Wednesday’s rioting is not a Republican Democrat split but a matter of white supremacy and ignorance.
January 13, 2021
What happened at the Capitol goes deeper than party lines and skin color. To make sure that our democracy is never threatened, the events of Wednesday never repeated, it is time to understand history and our shortcomings.

COVID-19 vaccine challenge: injection logistics

Vice-president elect Kamala Harris receives the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in front of press.
January 10, 2021
Hick speaks on the uncertainty of getting doses into Minnesotan's arms.

Biden, Trump visit Minnesota

Left: Former Vice President Joe Biden  speaks at a March 1, 2020, rally in Norfolk, Virginia at Booker T. Washington High School. Photo by Carter Marks. Right: President Donald Trump addresses a crowd at an October 10
September 19, 2020
Biden stopped in Duluth and Hermantown, while Trump spoke in Bemidji.

Warren endorses Biden

On Wednesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential race. Sen. Warren is pictured at her campaign rally in Oakland, CA, in May 2019.
April 15, 2020

On Wednesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) was the last of former Vice President Joe Biden’s rivals from the campaign trail to endorse his candidacy in the 2020 presidential race, marking her joining...

Largest stimulus package in U.S. history passed by Congress, signed by President

Lawmakers rushed back to Washington, D.C., to pass the largest stimulus bill in U.S. history.
March 27, 2020

While grappling with economic downturns spurred by the coronavirus pandemic ripping through the United States, the President today signed into law the largest economic stimulus package in American history....

Will the future ever be female?

Will the future ever be female?
No. It may be impossible for an entire society and culture to change overnight. But it is possible for women to do the impossible, as an individual.
January 29, 2020
Little girls all around the world are told that they can do anything they set their mind to—that their opportunities are endless, and that they have just as much brains, will, and power as any man. But in today’s culture, is this even a possibility?

[THE 5] Police mystery and brutality, immigrant insurance, Iraq, Haiti, and North Korea

[THE 5] Police mystery and brutality, immigrant insurance, Iraq, Haiti, and North Korea
October 6, 2019
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