Tuesday November 20, 2018
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BY Loretta VanPelt | St. Paul, MN | 9/02/15
Over 75 people gathered in front of the Governor’s Mansion here, Sept. 1, to protest Governor Mark Dayton’s remarks about the Black Lives Matter march that took place at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29. The governor said that march - which drew over 700 people - was “inappropriate.”
BY Linden Gawboy | Minneapolis, MN | 8/26/15
More than 50 demonstrators rallied in front of the office of Senator Klobuchar (D-MN), August 26, to mark the end of the 2014 Israeli/U.S. war on Gaza. Cars driving up and down Washington Avenue honked in support.
BY Loretta VanPelt | St. Paul, MN | 8/11/15
Over 300 people gathered in here, August 10, in a show of solidarity with the people of Ferguson, Missouri and to remember the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown at the hands of the police.
BY staff | Fridley, MN | 8/03/15
On July 14, 345 Hospital Workers at Unity Hospital in Fridley, a first ring suburb of Minneapolis, voted by a roughly 60% majority to join SEIU Healthcare MN. The new bargaining unit includes Nursing Assistants, Dietary Aides, Patient Care Techs, Health Unit Coordinators, Environmental Services Aides and other job classes.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 8/02/15
Minnesota’s Governor Mark Dayton and legislative leaders are considering bringing all the legislators from around the state, 201 of them, to talk about giving zero-interest loans and tax breaks to resort and business owners, claiming they will ‘suffer’ because the walleye fishing season is ending early on one lake - Lake Mille Lacs, in east-central Minnesota. Leaders of Minnesota’s low-income community are furious.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 7/25/15
Dozens of protesters gathered at the intersection of Summit and Snelling Avenues here, July 24, to remember last summer’s war on Gaza.
BY Luscely Flores | Milwaukee, WI | 6/27/15
More than 50 youth, teachers and community members gathered outside the Hefner Conference Center, June 25, to let County Executive Chris Abele know that Milwaukee does not support his attacks against our working class-communities.
BY staff | Spring Lake Park, MN | 5/17/15
On May 16, the Minnesota Chapter of American Muslims for Palestine and the Al-Aqsa Institute of Minnesota recognized the Minnesota-based Anti-War Committee for their Palestine solidarity work at “The Return is our Destiny,” which was the theme of the 14th Annual Palestine Day.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/06/15
On the evening of April 2, students, staff and faculty of the University of Minnesota gathered for the People’s State of the University, an event held an hour after the university's official State of the University address given by President Eric Kaler.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 2/27/15
Welfare Rights Committee (WRC) members gathered at the Minnesota State Capitol Feb. 26 to demand that legislators pass bills to double the welfare grants and give aid to all in need. After a rally outside single-degree temperatures, the women proceeded to the offices of every single lawmaker in the State Office Building. They held signs and, in a tag team chain, gave out Past Due notices and information sheets to the desks of the politicians.
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