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On July 22, Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges joined 60 mayors from around the world for a meeting with Pope Francis on climate change.  The meeting was more than ceremonial.  The Pope believes cities have the power to make a significant contribution to the fight against climate change as well as the often-related issues of extreme[...] Read More »
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The much anticipated release of Pope Francis’s Encyclical on Climate Change was greeted with jubilation by environmentalists and social justice advocates around the world. In his 192-page message, Laudatu Si (“Praise Be”), the Pope links climate change to the over-arching theme of his papacy — fighting global inequality and poverty. In the short time that[...] Read More »
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Remember when thousands of children from Central America were showing up at the border to seek asylum?   Whatever happened to them?  Or what about that great organizing campaign that won a raise in the minimum wage here in Minnesota?  Been there, done that?  Or the momentous march on New York where hundreds of thousands of[...] Read More »
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What would make 400,000 activists converge on New York City? The People’s Climate March!  Joined by United Nations Secretary General Ban-Ki-Moon, last week’s march was a visible sign that the climate change movement is stronger than ever. Developments from sectors of society not always associated with the climate change debate are also showing signs that[...] Read More »