Sunday February 17, 2019
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BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 12/23/18
President Trump refused to honor the budget agreement made by Democrats and Republicans, demanding funding of his border wall as a part of the Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/19/18
With national attention focused on the recent death of a seven-year-old girl in Customs and Border Control custody, Senator Amy Klobuchar, a potential candidate for president in 2020, has suggested that she is willing to negotiate a deal with Trump to provide funds for a border wall.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 11/24/18
As national attention has focused on the caravan of Central American refugees winding its way through Mexico towards the U.S.-Mexico border, immigrants and their allies in Minnesota will rally in support of the caravan on Friday, November 30.
BY Brad Sigal | Saint Paul, MN | 10/31/18
On November 6, Minnesotans will head to the polls along with the rest of the country for the midterm elections.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/18/18
A coalition of Twin-Cities peace, anti-war and other organizations will hold a protest on Sunday, Oct. 21 as part of a nationally coordinated weekend of anti-war events in cities across the United States.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/10/18
Educational Support Professionals (ESPs) rallied at the Minneapolis Schools District Headquarters to demand decent wages for over 1500 ESPs, October 9.
BY Sam Martinez | St. Paul, MN | 9/07/18
On Sept. 6, an ad hoc coalition of Black Lives Matter and anti-police crimes organizations held a protest vigil of almost 75 people at the Minnesota governor's mansion to speak out against the death of Hardel Sherrell. On Sept. 2, Hardel Sherrell died of an ‘unknown medical condition’ at the Beltrami County jail, after being held since August 24.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 8/19/18
More than 100 Hennepin County AFSCME workers packed the Hennepin County commissioners board meeting, August 14, to protest two issues currently being negotiated in their union contract.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 8/08/18
On August 7, international solidarity and immigrant rights activists protested during rush hour in front of the Federal Building in downtown Minneapolis as a part of an international day of protest to draw attention to the escalating violations of the Colombian peace accords.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/01/18
More than 100 people came to a noon rally, June 1, to protest the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. The protest at the U.S. Courthouse downtown was called on very short notice.
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