On Christmas Eve, longtime American Indian activist Clyde Bellecourt was arrested in the IDS Center's Crystal Court following an Idle No More indigenous rights protest that featured a flash mob dance. Officers said they arrested Bellecourt, 75, after they repeatedly asked him to leave the building.S ... More >>
... And Newt Gingrich, Sarah Palin, Sean Hannity and Fox News in general, bullshitters all. The gleeful evisceration of Bachmann and Palin comes five minutes into the video clip below, as they invoke the name of Ronald Reagan during their Minneapolis love-fest to smear Obama for being a pie- ... More >>
Rep. Keith Ellison will be in Sudan this week meeting with officials to discuss the ongoing humanitarian situation in Darfur and plans for the implementation of a peace agreement.
Sen. Norm Coleman does an about-face on a bill that will hurt Minnesota farmers
High court passes on death penalty case brought by Minneapolis attorney We've been waiting to blog on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision, announced Monday, not to hear an appeal filed by a Mexican national on death row in Texas who argues that foreign nationals are routinely and improperly denied he ... More >>
Minneapolis attorney's argument has Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court, & Condoleeza Rice sparring Last summer, City Pages published an interview with local lawyer Sandra Babcock, who had successfully argued to the World Court that the United States was executing foreign convicts in a manner that viola ... More >>
Local attorney Sandra Babcock recently won a major international court decision
No one's giving much thought to Ralph Nader's running mate. But it has never been a good idea to underestimate Winona LaDuke.