Tag: public policy


Washington needs to hold corporate polluters accountable

President Trump’s decison to pull out of the Paris Climate Accords marked a depressing change of attitude in the rising young generation: a loss of hope. Climate change is arguably the most important issue to students, but the news is increasingly morbid. It does not appear reform is coming any time soon. Every “damning new…


Progressive think tank Minnesota 2020 shuts down

Minnesota 2020, a nonprofit think tank which worked closely with many Macalester students and faculty, closed on Monday due to funding shortages. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune and MinnPost first reported the closure on Monday, saying that MN2020’s Board of Trustees voted last week to shut down the organization. A statement from Dave Colling, a consultant who…