money.power.land.solidarity. is a Minneapolis-based podcast about economic and urban development, local politics, race, class, wealth, and culture from a working-class leftist perspective. Our entry point was the Upper Harbor Terminal Development, a project slated for North Minneapolis' river front, and continues to be core to our conversations and interviews.
*UNLOCKED* Reflections FTP w/ Luna Zeidner
Today we are unlocking a Patreon exclusive episode. We are joined by Luna Zeidner, campaign manager for the 2021 Sheila FTP Mayoral campaign to reflect on the recently concluded Minneapolis municipal elections. We get to know a bit about Luna's pathway into electoral politics and talk about the successes and lessons learned from this campaign season. Big thanks to Luna for joining us and to all our Patreon subscribes for keeping the show afloat, we couldn't do it without you:)
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How St. Paul Won Rent Control w/ Housing Equity Now St. Paul
On today's episode we are joined by Tram Hoang, Monica Bravo and B Rosas, 3 organizers with the Housing Equity Now St. Paul (HENS)Coalition that led the victorious campaign for Rent Control in St. Paul. We discuss the ins and outs of how this historic victory was achieved and what lessons renters can take as we fight for rent control across the state.
Follow HENS at @henstp to join the effort to defend this victory from landlord reaction.
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CALL TO ACTION: Letters for Montez Lee
We are uplifting a call to action from Minnesota Uprising Arrestee Support (MUAS) in support of Montez Lee, a 25 year old father of 2 who is in federal custody on charges stemming from the uprising after the murder of George Floyd. Click the link below and submit a letter to in support of Montez Lee, letters must be in by Nov.14th so do it promptly.
Montez Lee sentencing letter template
send letters to email@example.com
Check out MUAS to support others facing repression after the uprising
Beyond Rank Choice Voting w/ Micah Fitch
Today we are joined by friend of the show Micah Fitch for a discussion on voting systems. Micah helps us understand the strengths and limitations of Rank Choice Voting a little better and introduces us to two potential alternatives, Approval and STAR voting.
We have some autopsies of the recent Minneapolis Municipal elections coming soon as we are fast approaching our 100th episode. Subscribe on Patreon today to help us keep the momentum going!
2021 Schmitty Council Election Run Down
We got the whole crew back together for another 2021 Municipal election conversation, this time we discuss the potential for socialist gains and liberal cooptation while we run down all 13 city council races.
Thank you to everyone who helped us get over the 250 patron threshold, next up is 300, subscribe today!
Zombie Vote Crawl
Join us Saturday, October 30th at Van Cleve Park for the Robin for Minneapolis Zombie Vote Crawl.
Enjoy Music, Food, Prizes for Best Political Zombie Costume and casting your vote early
Make Sure You Turn out all your Ward 2 people between now and Election Day to elect Democratic Socialist Robin Wonsley-Worlobah to the Minneapolis City Council
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Keeps me connected!!
This is a great way for me to stay connected to what’s going on in my face and what’s going on behind the scene. Thank you for your bravery, thank you for you knowledge. KEEP UP THE WORK!