Bill Sorem

Bill Sorem

Bill Sorem is a longtime advertising professional who started with Campbell Mithun and ended up with his own agency. After a tour as a sailing fleet manager in the Virgin Islands he turned to database programming as an independent consultant. He has written sailing guides for the British Virgin Islands and Belize, and written for a number of blogs. In 2010, he volunteered as a citizen journalist with The UpTake and has stayed on as a video reporter.

Recent Posts

Women’s March Is Springboard For Rep. Paulsen Challenger Alicia Donahue

Alicia Donahue

Alicia Donahue says she was inspired by the organizing work she did for the Women’s March in St. Paul that drew more about 100,000 people. She says the “momentum” of that event is one of the reasons she “decided I’m ready to take that fight to Washington.” Continue Reading →

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Veterans for Peace Mark 50th Anniversary Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Speech on Vietnam, April 4, 1967

Veterans For Peace Read MLK Speech On Vietnam

Veterans For Peace, Chapter 27, held an event in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s “Beyond Vietnam” Speech in the Riverside Church, New York City, by reading it in from the steps of the State Capitol Building in St. Paul at 4:00 pm on April 4, 2017.
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Native American Leaders: MN Public To Have No Say In Where Pipeline Goes If Energy Bill Passes

Native Americans, lawmakers oppose energy bill

Opponents say the Energy and Jobs bill isn’t really a jobs bill — it’s a bad energy bill that allows Enbridge to put a pipeline wherever it wants to in Minnesota without consulting the public or the tribes. Continue Reading →

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Minnesota Oil Train Safety On “Right Track”, But Still A Battle With Railroad Lobbyists

Railroad crossing sign

Trains with flammable crude oil and hazardous materials rumble next to people’s homes across Minnesota on a daily basis. The state has new regulations and training to reduce the hazard, but is still needs more cooperation from the railroads. Continue Reading →

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Clark Shooting, Racial Disparities Fuel Grilling Of Minneapolis City Council Candidates

Anthony Newby - Neighborhoods Organizing For Change

Community anger in north Minneapolis over the police shooting of Jamar Clark is a force in the 2017 Minneapolis City Council races. That was apparent this past Thursday as activists and residents an opportunity to directly question City Council candidates about stopping police violence. Continue Reading →

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