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Dave’s Dumpster: Is it hot in here? Or am I just stupid?

Dave’s Dumpster: Is it hot in here? Or am I just stupid?

City of Minneapolis: Industrial Zone Water Park

City of Minneapolis: Industrial Zone Water Park

Philosophy and the Police

By Peter Molenaar They say that all conscious beings are a product of the evolution of matter. Yet we must resist all forms of oppression as if moved by ‘God’s will’. Such is one meaning of the expression: Black Lives Matter. Yes, we live in a country built upon the most massive genocide and cruelest enslavement, and yes, the existing [...]

EDITORIAL: Will a Church, History, and Memories be Trashed again?

EDITORIAL: Will a Church, History, and Memories be Trashed again?

The origin of Monopoly, the most popular board game in modern history, is ironically  descriptive of the current “land grab” in Phillips at 25th Street and Park and Columbus Avenues. Monopoly players indulge in cutthroat, ruthless, and greedy impulses. Players begin the game as equals. Monopoly was the product of a passion for social and [...]

My Talk With June Bug Regarding Non-Violence

By Peter Molenaar Hah!  June Bug, you have come to rest your long forelegs across a rumple of my jeans…evidently not to bite me.  Alright then, it seems we shall enter a state of mutual contemplation.  Are you aware of the violence in this world? Note: “The LGBT community has stood side by side with the American-Muslim community during [...]

Frank Reflections: White Supremacy spans generations

BY FRANK ERICKSON Some Whites in Minnesota are now doing the exact same thing they did after the “Dakota War” when they hanged 38 Dakota men in Mankato, Minnesota conveniently disregarding their role in causing the “War.” 154 years later, some Whites in Minnesota are conveniently disregarding the crimes committed by the U.S. in attacking [...]

Cartoon still fits, ex-CEO never did, as Children’s seeks all Block 5 & Half a block between Columbus and Park Ave.

Cartoon still fits, ex-CEO never did, as Children’s seeks all Block 5 & Half a block between Columbus and Park Ave.

This Cartoon is reprinted from The Alley, July 2006.  It was also a decade ago when Dr. Alan Goldberg, then CEO of Children’s MN Hospitals and Clinics, addressed a City Council Committee hearing testimony from Phillips residents in support of saving the Trinity Presbyterian Church building (on the south end of “Block 5” down the alley from [...]

Dave’s Dumpster, June 2016

Dave’s Dumpster, June 2016

Wild rice

BY PETER MOLENAAR “Ricey Wild” is the pen name attached to “It Ain’t Easy Being Indian.”  Ricey is a window to the world, as seen from the Fond du Lac reservation.  Her work is published in THE CIRCLE and as such, is part of the fabric of our community. Only occasionally has Ricey vented resentment upon the surrounding White world.  [...]

MAY DAY CARTOON COLORING CONTEST

MAY DAY CARTOON COLORING CONTEST

To Enter Contest • Color this Cartoon by Dave Moore • Submit by U.S. Mail postmarked no later than May 25, 2016 to The Alley P.O. Box 7006 / Mpls., MN 55407. Winner will be announced at Cinema at the Cemetery May 28th 7 PM before the Buster Keaton Movie 1st Prize $50. And Pkg. of 26 Spirit of Phillips Greeting cards. 2nd Prize $25 [...]

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