• Our Revolution MN’s Really Big Meeting

    BY DEBRA KEEFER RAMAGE “Don’t mourn, organize!” –Joe Hill, before being shot by a Utah firing squad Approximately 700 activists and former Bernie Sanders for President supporters gathered at St. Peter’s AME Church in South Minneapolis on Sunday, Nov. 13. The three-hour-long meeting, starting at 1 p.m., was called “Trump, 2017 and Beyond: A Community Response.” There were long but […]

    Our Revolution MN’s Really Big Meeting
  • Should the feds investigate the Minneapolis Police?

    BY NICK LICATA Currently there are about 20 city police departments that U.S. Department of Justice has investigated and found to have exhibited a “pattern and practice” of using excessive force and/or violating people’s civil rights. The cities then faced either being sued by DOJ for violating the 1994 Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, or entering into a […]

    Should the feds investigate the Minneapolis Police?
  • The mentally ill and cops

    BY TONY BOUZA On Oct. 18, 2016, Deborah Danner, a 66-year-old black woman, was shot dead in the Bronx by an NYPD sergeant responding to a 911 call that said she was acting erratically.  She was brandishing scissors and then a baseball bat she swung at the sergeant. Ms. Danner had written an essay, “Living with Schizophrenia,” in which she […]

    The mentally ill and cops

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