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Apply Pressure for Change

The contrast between national and municipal governance has been striking in Minneapolis of late. Locally the City Council, Mayor, and Police Chief are moving, however glacially, toward more positive ways to reign in brutality by MPD. The Council rearranged the… Continue Reading →

Make It Real – MPD 150; Part 2

The October 4, 2018 Make It Real art exhibit and public discussion at New Rules in North Minneapolis featured D. A. Bullock, Devika Ghai, Roxanne O’Brien, and her daughter Oya. They spoke about imaging a police-free future and wove that… Continue Reading →

Make it Real – MPD 150; Part 1

October 4, 2018. New Rules. Make it Real. MPD 150. Art installation and panel discussion centered on the performance review of the first 150 years of the Minneapolis Police Department at New Rules in North MPLS. A panel of social… Continue Reading →

Minneapolis Urban Park Service

I’d like to keep issues related to “reform” of the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) on the radar. The term “reform” is in quotes because we need to move well beyond reform, training, and blind oversight committee reports. I’m not so… Continue Reading →

Public Safety Community Forum – Parts 5-8

The second set of videos from the Public Safety Community Forum organized by the Minneapolis City Council Committee on Public Safety and Emergency Management (PSEM) delves into more controversial and stark issues brought forth by the community gathered in the… 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 →

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 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 →

The 4 Meditation

Ludlow Sinclair sat quite still and began to take note of his breath. What he felt it was not just air in his lungs, it became fire in his belly and led to light in his head. Breathing out it… Continue Reading →

Trifecta – (MPD 150 Pt. 1)

The Minneapolis Police Department turned 150 years old in 2017. One of the more inspired and thoughtful birthday gifts from the people of Minneapolis was the MPD 150 Performance Review and Report. That may sound a bit sarcastic, especially considering… Continue Reading →

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