Steve Hunegs’ Birthday Wish

Steve Hunegs’ Birthday Wish

January 20, 2021 My birthday is Inauguration Day. Fourteen years earlier, January 20, 1949, President Harry Truman took the Oath of Office administered by Chief Justice Fred Vinson. In many ways the 33rd President—who acceded to the Presidency upon the ...

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Steve Hunegs’ Birthday Wish

January 20, 2021 My birthday is Inauguration Day. Fourteen years earlier, January 20, 1949, President Harry Truman took the Oath of Office administered by Chief Justice Fred Vinson. In many ways the 33rd President—who acceded to the Presidency upon the ...

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Commentary: Democracy and peace among Americans depends on each of us now

Commentary: Democracy and peace among Americans depends on each of us now

This commentary originally appeared in the Star Tribune By Steven Belton , Steve Hunegs , LaJune Lange and Jacob Millner October 16, 2020 The infamous 1856 caning of abolitionist Sen. Charles Sumner by proslavery Rep. Preston Brooks on the floor of ...

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Commentary: Democracy and peace among Americans depends on each of us now

This commentary originally appeared in the Star Tribune By Steven Belton , Steve Hunegs , LaJune Lange and Jacob Millner October 16, 2020 The infamous 1856 caning of abolitionist Sen. Charles Sumner by proslavery Rep. Preston Brooks on the floor of ...

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Welcome news from the Iron Range

Welcome news from the Iron Range

October 16, 2020 The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association pulled its endorsement of Republican House 6B candidate Julie Buria. In August the JCRC had sharply criticized Ms. Buria for her “reprehensible and historically inaccurate comparisons” between the Holocaust and ...

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Welcome news from the Iron Range

October 16, 2020 The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association pulled its endorsement of Republican House 6B candidate Julie Buria. In August the JCRC had sharply criticized Ms. Buria for her “reprehensible and historically inaccurate comparisons” between the Holocaust and ...

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Counterpoint: Israel-UAE agreement shows the value of engagement

Counterpoint: Israel-UAE agreement shows the value of engagement

September 9, 2020 This op-ed was originally published by JCRC Executive Director Steve Hunegs in the Star Tribune. Contrary to the sentiments expressed in two recent commentaries denying Israel’s legitimacy — “Admit it: The two-state solution is dead,” Aug. 10, and “More ‘peace’ ...

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Counterpoint: Israel-UAE agreement shows the value of engagement

September 9, 2020 This op-ed was originally published by JCRC Executive Director Steve Hunegs in the Star Tribune. Contrary to the sentiments expressed in two recent commentaries denying Israel’s legitimacy — “Admit it: The two-state solution is dead,” Aug. 10, and “More ‘peace’ ...

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Justice for Jacob Blake: Peace in our Streets

Justice for Jacob Blake: Peace in our Streets

August 28, 2020 Many of us awoke Monday to the news that Jacob Blake was shot seven times in the back by a Kenosha, Wisconsin police officer, while Mr. Blake's three children sat in the backseat of the vehicle. Compounding ...

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Justice for Jacob Blake: Peace in our Streets

August 28, 2020 Many of us awoke Monday to the news that Jacob Blake was shot seven times in the back by a Kenosha, Wisconsin police officer, while Mr. Blake's three children sat in the backseat of the vehicle. Compounding ...

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“From My Living Room to Yours” – March 20 COVID-19 Update

“From My Living Room to Yours” – March 20 COVID-19 Update

March 20, 2020 As we reach the end of a full week practicing physical distancing and other unprecedented measures, I want to wish you good physical and mental health, provide some opportunities to act and connect from your home, and ...

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“From My Living Room to Yours” – March 20 COVID-19 Update

March 20, 2020 As we reach the end of a full week practicing physical distancing and other unprecedented measures, I want to wish you good physical and mental health, provide some opportunities to act and connect from your home, and ...

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