Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Tag: Minneapolis

When will Minneapolis start listening to the whole community?

Wise people in the community have the answer. The streets are speaking to us. They know the way.

Taking on a billionaire landlord in the Twin Cities

Private equity firms snatched up rental properties, then neglected them. So Minneapolis activists organized the tenants to fight for their rights.

Minneapolis public schools vote to sever contract with police

“We want justice for George Floyd, and we know that justice isn’t enough. And now is the time to defund the police and invest in community.”

An uprising was inevitable

"Being Black in this country means being at war on every front in every space at every moment."

‘It was murder’: Minneapolis demands charges in police killing of George...

Thousands take to the streets of Minneapolis to protest against the police killing of George Floyd.

‘A disgusting display’: Police fire rubber bullets, stun grenades, and tear...

"What is happening tonight in our city is shameful."

Minneapolis announces its pledge to go 100 percent renewables by 2030

The resolution is a direct response to climate change that is "caused primarily by the combustion of fossil fuels."

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Green hydrogen’s rapidly falling costs undermine the gas industry’s argument for blue hydrogen

Aside from those and other specific uses, the idea of a hydrogen economy should be retired, whether it’s blue or green.

ReTrolligans—how the GOP risks all, miming ‘trollish’ gate-crashing, lying, bullying & chaos

With a daring experiment, the scheming, conspiracy-riven Republicans are testing whether morphing into a party of boorish trolls works.

Victory: PennEast Pipeline stops development of natural gas pipeline

“This is a huge victory. Today, water, the environment, and people spoke louder than fossil fuels.”

The week of two high-stakes games of chicken

Neither of these games of chicken would be as fraught if Democrats were united.

‘We aren’t bluffing’: Progressives hold the line as Pelosi moves ahead with bipartisan bill

“If we don’t pass our agenda together—that's infrastructure AND paid leave, child care, climate action, and more—then we're leaving millions of working people behind.”