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Republican Devolution

Republican Devolution

Even if I live to age of Methuselah…I do not expect to vote! – Wendell Phillips

Even if I live to age of Methuselah…I do not expect to vote! – Wendell Phillips

Phillip$ Resident$! $uperBowl 2018 will be in Minneapoli$

Phillip$ Resident$! $uperBowl 2018 will be in Minneapoli$

The snake and our nurses

By Peter Molenaar Not so long ago, the ancient ‘black snake’ prophecy was linked to the construction of railways. However, recent ceremonies have sifted through the prophecies to reveal that the snake goes underground. In these modern times, millions of settler descendants are coming to know the truth as well. Should the black snake cross the [...]

Union Pride

By Peter Molenaar UNION PRIDE MEETS NATIVE PRIDE, this is the frontline caption seen in the August issue of The St. Paul Union Advocate. From the article: “Participants in a unique pre-apprenticeship program co-sponsored by the Cement Masons and area tribal authorities, worked in silence, heads down, as their instructors barked [...]

Frank Reflections “Created equal, BUT!…”

BY FRANK ERICKSON Have you ever wondered why it wasn’t Native Americans who told us on July 4th, 1776, “that all men are created equal”—“we the white men are here to inform you…something you probably already knew, but anyway, all men are created equal. But let’s not get carried away, all men are created equal, but the white man is [...]

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 [...]

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