🦄 Racism

Patriot Front Neo-Nazis Tied To Springfield, IL Hate Crime

Springfield, IL – Shortly after midnight on November 14, 2021, previously unreported leaked footage shows members of the neo-nazi group Patriot Front running up to the side of the Phoenix Center, a nonprofit providing housing, services and education to at-risk LGBTQ+ youth in central Illinois.…

🦄 Labor

Recently Unionized Minneapolis Starbucks Workers Conduct Two-day Strike

Minneapolis, MN – The corner of 47th Street and Cedar Avenue in Minneapolis was quiet for the first time after spirited drumming and chants of, “What’s disgusting? Union busting!” filled the air from July 31-August 1. Employees of the Cedar Avenue Starbucks had returned to…

🦄 Land & Housing, Police

Clearing the Way for a Whiter, Wealthier Tax Base in Minneapolis

Minneapolis, MN – As the Twin Cities metro area becomes more diverse, the city of Minneapolis trails behind the regions growth in diversity, with a population trending disproportionately whiter, wealthier, and, consequently more conservative in the past decade. This article demonstrates the intentionality behind this…

🦄 Community, Land & Housing, Racism

Huntington Place Residents Organize and Demand Repairs

Brooklyn Park, MN – For many years, the second largest apartment complex in Minnesota has been plagued by dysfunctional management, leaving hundreds of apartments needing repairs while buildings fall apart. Residents at Huntington Place Apartments have, for years, been complaining about mold, insects, rodents, water…

🦄 Police

Banner Drops for Isak Aden, Killed by Police Three Years Ago

Bloomington, MN – Three years to the day after Isak Aden, 23, was killed by police, activists dropped two banners in Bloomington reading “Bloomington Police killed Isak Aden.”

Stated in an e-mail sent to a press list by an autonomous collective called “Your Friends,” overpass…

🦄 Land & Housing, Police

Southside Minneapolis Encampment Faces Eviction Threat

Minneapolis, MN – Another encampment of unhoused people living in tents is threatened by the City of Minneapolis for eviction. For almost two months now, an empty lot on 29th Street and 14th Avenue in South Minneapolis has had a growing number of people residing…