Analysis

  • Why Liberal/Progressive Politicians Don’t Deliver

    Why Liberal/Progressive Politicians Don’t Deliver

    When St. Paul elected their first all female and nearly all women of color City Council last year, there were high hopes this would deliver progressive change at the City Council level. On Wednesday, February 21 those hopes took a heavy blow. Council President Mitra Jalali, widely known as a progressive, refused to bring forth…

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  • Love (of Profits) in the Time of COVID-19

    Love (of Profits) in the Time of COVID-19

    No one should be surprised at Big Pharma’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but I can’t help feeling nauseated as the bodies continue to pile up (nearly 4.5 million as of August 20, and it’s estimated that the true number is two to three times that). At first glance, the way the pharmaceutical industry is…

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