Why Activists Shut Down Interstate 35W

A list of murdered people that was too long to finish reading, a push for a livable wage, both components of a long day of activism on the streets and interstates of Minneapolis.

Socialist Alternative: Minneapolis Ward 9 Council Candidate Revives City’s Socialist Heritage

In a city where the Democrats have had a monolithic stronghold for four decades, Socialist candidate Ty Moore believes many people feel disenfranchised as the DFL increasingly becomes “beholden to big business interests.” Moore, an Occupy Homes MN organizer and community activist, is one of three candidates from the Socialist Alternative party running for city councils this autumn in big cities (the others are running in Seattle and Boston), and he thinks that the 9th ward of Minneapolis is ready for the change.