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Cannabis Prohibition Will Not Stand

On the morning of January 16, 2019 the Minnesota State Capitol Press Room was abuzz with expectation about the 2 press conferences scheduled for that day. One was the first public event organized by Smart Approaches to Marijuana – Minnesota… Continue Reading →

Occupy Write In – 2018

Astute readers will have noted that New Hughes has not been promoting our long-running Occupy Write In campaign as vociferously as in the recent past. Particularly 2016. For the most part this is because we have shifted focus away from… Continue Reading →

We Will Not Be Silenced – Justice for June – Part 2

Still working through the footage from July 31, 2018 at the Please Don’t Shoot Me Rally for Thurman Blevins. Part 1 focused on his family and why I find it advantageous to see things from different perspectives. We Will Not… Continue Reading →

Delegate Diary #4 – SD 63 Convention

I spent about 5 hours at the Minnesota Senate District 63 DFL endorsing convention on Saturday, March 24, 2018. I was a delegate from Ward 12; Precinct 11. It was a good way to spend a cloudy, chilly early Spring… Continue Reading →

Delegate Diary #3: Emily Antin for MN House 63B

Only 4 days until the DFL endorsing convention for Minnesota District 63 convenes at South High School an March 24, 2018. I’m still trying to figure out which candidate will get my vote. It has not been an easy task,… Continue Reading →

Delegate Diary #2 – Leili Fatehi for MN House 63B

The District convention is just a couple weeks away and I’m still working out which candidate to support. That is not necessarily a bad thing. It motivates me to get out and listen to what the 4 MN House hopefuls… Continue Reading →

Any Old Gubernatorial Forum

The DFL Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on December 8, 2017 was a relatively low-key event. They made jokes about how well they know each other’s stump speeches. It is only December. How bored will they be by June? The video has… Continue Reading →

Delegate Diary #1 – Husniyah Dent Bradley MN House 63B

Working through the job of being a delegate from District 63B for the DFL endorsing convention on March 24, 2018 is an on-going project. This is my first time. I was a bit surprised that the majority of the candidates… Continue Reading →

Minnesota House District 63B DFL Candidate Forum

On February 12, 2018 I went to a DFL Candidate Forum for House District 63B. I am a Delegate to the nominating convention on March 24, 2018. The forum was very well-attended and we were crammed into a room too… Continue Reading →

Delegate for Justice

Results are in from the Straw Polls taken at Precinct Caucuses for the MN GOP and DFL. I decided to go to the DFL caucus despite the case made for caucusing with the GOP by a few people at the… Continue Reading →

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