James Cannon, Hypersensitive? Hardly

Hypersensitive? Not in the slightest. Poll tax, reading tax, Voter ID bill. The Voter ID bill is Obama backlash, plain and simple. More first time voters went to the polls

Gene Nichols, I Oppose the Photo ID Amendment

This morning I stood at the Capitol with TakeAction Minnesota Executive Director Dan McGrath to draw the line between the 1% and conservative-introduced amendments that would make a photo ID

Jess Alexander, What We Wouldn’t Trade California For

I am organizing a new economy for a long list of reasons.  In our current economy, thousands of motivated, hard-working people can’t find jobs.  Other are chained to their jobs,

Sarah Greenfield, Exchange Governance Recommendations: A Mixed Bag for Minnesotans

The Affordable Care Act will expand health care to 300,000 Minnesotans – most of whom will find coverage through the state’s new “Health Benefits Exchange.”  Yesterday, the state’s “Exchange Task

Liz Doyle, GOP Ready to Back the 1% in 2012 Session

The Legislative Session in Minnesota begins next week, and lawmakers are expected to quickly become embroiled in a set of fights that pit wealthy corporate special interests against the well-being

Ann Marie Metzger, Governing the Health Exchange

Last week, Together For Health leader Ann Marie Metzger submitted these comments on the governance of the Health Insurance Exchange: I would like to comment on the recommendations made with

Chris Tanita, My Story — and 11,000 of My Neighbors

When I accepted an invitation to be a leader with TakeAction Minnesota’s Together for Health Campaign in the summer of 2008, I really underestimated what I was saying yes to