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What Democracy Looks Like

by Peter Molenaar From the November/December issue of “Teamster” magazine: Did you know that more than 750 Teamster women recently marched through downtown Minneapolis, coloring the city in a sea of pink and black rally signs? The chant “We’re Teamsters! We fight! We fight for workers’ rights!” was amplified by sky-scraper [...]

January 2011 Daves’ Dumpster

January 2011 Daves’ Dumpster

December 2010 Daves’ Dumpster

December 2010 Daves’ Dumpster

Is war opposition a crime?

By Josie Winship When did Opposing War, become a crime in this country? A “witch hunt” is being held in the name of “Homeland Security.” On Sept. 24th 2010 the FBI raided the homes of eight Twin City peace and international solidarity leaders and the office of The Mpls. St.Paul Anti-War Committee. Some of them were involved in [...]

Two Faces

By Peter Molenaar I must be loosing it.  Damn rabbit ears…maybe this way…no, nothing.  What is up with this new thin screen HD television?  No more political attack ads?  Arrghh. Seriously, many of these ads have the effect of splashing acid on the opponent’s face.  An ugly caricature is created.  T.P.- G.O.P. types appear to be [...]

November 2010-Dave Moore

November 2010-Dave Moore

A Poetic Invitation to See the World of Birds

I am a follower of The Alley Newspaper. I once resided in the Seward area and enjoyed the neighborhood and community feeling.  I spent many hours at the Seward Co-op and Deli—a great place. I do have a concern for the dwindling bird population in areas of the city including the great areas of Phillips-Seward and other areas included in [...]

On The FBI Raids

by Peter Molenaar The basic facts: The FBI raided five homes and an anti-war office on September 24, 2010.  Federal grand jury subpoenas were handed to nine local activists.  The activists include eight women and one man ranging in age from 29 to 71.  Four are parents of children ranging in age from 18 months to 6 years of age.  One is a [...]

October 2010-Dave Moore

October 2010-Dave Moore

State Fair Angst

By Peter Molenaar “Angst” is a German word which has achieved vernacular status in the contemporary English.  It means:  anxiety with a little depression thrown in.  For our purposes, the word connotes an omnipresent but less than full-blown anxiety, which normally remains repressed by the requirements of daily living. To the [...]

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