In an interview with World Nut Net Daily, Michele Bachmann says President Obama should be "spanked" for granting undocumented Latinas the right to vote just in time for last year's election.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann on Fox News: "I may run for another public office" [VIDEO]There's just one problem ... More >>
A new type of cold war has taken over the tech world
Last night, the Timberwolves hosted Maccabi Haifa B.C., a professional basketball team from Haifa, Israel, for an exhibition game at the Target Center.SEE ALSO: Andrew Zimmern and Sameh Wadi in political Twitter spatMinutes into the game, pro-Palestinian and anti-Israel (or perhaps more accurately, ... More >>
The Guthrie's new show is a well-crafted failure
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Steve Horner's latest battle in the war against Ladies' Night turned out to be a dead end. Earlier this month, Horner called brimming with optimism to report that the Nevada Equal Rights Commission was going to facilitate mediation between him and several Las Vegas casinos, which he had filed compl ... More >>
Nearly three weeks since the end of the trial, San Francisco Democrats are entering the debate over Chrishaun "CeCe" McDonald, a transgender woman from Minneapolis who pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter. The city's Democratic Party passed a resolution last week calling McDonald's treatme ... More >>
By Sean McPhersonSean McPherson teaches at McNally Smith College of Music, is a founding member of Twin Cities hip-hop collective Heiruspecs, and plays bass with Dessa's touring band. He recently conducted a conversation with a leader in the changing terrain of the music copyright world, Northwester ... More >>
The story behind the iconic St. Paul venue
Kurt Zellers gets voting rights wrong.Republicans are trying to rebrand themselves as "constitutional conservatives" these days, as if they are the only true adherents to our nation's founding principles and documents. So it was a little jarring yesterday to hear Republican House Speaker Kurt Ze ... More >>
WikiAntonin Scalia: The 14th Amendment for me, but not thee. When Michele Bachmann bragged to Lou Dobbs that she'd talked the Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia into teaching teabaggers the Constitution, solo, did she know that Scalia didn't believe the document protects her from discrimin ... More >>
Horner's been on a quest to criminalize ladies' night for 20 years
Project Costs Millions, Tramples the Constitution, Treats Migrants Like Cattle, and Doesn't Work
The perpetual Jordan neighborhood gadfly has filed a complaint with the Minneapolis Department of Human Rights claiming he's being discriminated against for his sexual orientation.
One in seven Minnesotans has a drunk driving conviction. Are we any safer?
Lynne Torgerson says she's big on freedom of speech and freedom of religion, but not, evidently, when it comes to Muslims.
Dad tells of spending $30,000 to win time with his kids
After returning from 14 years of hiding in Amsterdam and resolving her kidnapping case, the expat mother faces a new legal challenge
Her husband beat her, so she couldn't let him take custody of their kids
James and Lois Cannon seek apology from cops
In less than a year, Michael Jordan has dismantled the city agency responsible for upholding civil rights
On October 14, 2005, Sgt. Giovanni Veliz filed two charges of discrimination with the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights. The complaints alleged that the Minneapolis Police Department systemically discriminated against Hispanics, both in its personnel decisions and in its day-to-day dealings wit ... More >>
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak has continued his second-term shake-ups at City Hall by promoting his civil rights director.
Daniel Otto and his girlfriend just wanted to get loaded one summer night. Neither of them imagined that she would wind up dead and he would be charged with murder.
For 35 years, Larry Blackwell has worked on civil rights issues at city hall. Now he's been shown the door--again.
Stephen Rondestvedt was more than an attorney in the eyes of his clients. He was a friend, and often their only advocate. Which made it pretty easy to rob them blind.
Local attorney Sandra Babcock recently won a major international court decision
Why is the city's civil rights office such a chronic mess?
It was no secret that Jason Molacek heard voices telling him to murder. Cops, counselors, his parents--they all knew. So why didn't anyone stop him before he shot his mom to death?
State could lose 80,000 units of low-cost housing
Is the director of the Minneapolis Civil Rights department really doing anything?
Police misconduct? Tell somebody who cares.
New royalties proposed by the music industry threaten to kill independent Internet radio
Coming to a capitol near you: The Patriot Act Junior
Critics of Minnesota's child-support system object to quick fix
What ever became of Minneapolis's promise to stamp out racial profiling?
Falling carcasses and untreated injuries: Meatpackers at Dakota Premium Foods were driven to form a union. But not even that got the company's attention.
The AIDS drug Ziagen has brought healthy windfalls to the University of Minnesota and GlaxoSmithKline. But it isn't doing anything at all for the millions who are dying of the disease in Africa.
Are prayer sessions at a local Ford dealership protected by the U.S. Constitution?
A lone inventor claims Ecolab is waging a dirty fight over clean poultry
Online retailing giant eToys.com plays legal hardball with a similarly named group of digital artists
Bootleg basher Microsoft puts the kibosh on local computer resellers
Don't want to play by the city's rules? No problem, if you're Dayton Hudson