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Minnesota’s flag is bad. We’re changing it.


minnesota’s state flag is bad. It’s simultaneously unremarkable and cluttered, ridiculously complex and altogether unrecognizable. we’re getting rid of it, all thanks to me.

The Syndicate


My city is burning. We all know why.

Bde Maka Ska: My Stupid Opinion


In 2017, the City of Minneapolis changed its map forever (maybe — facts disputed) by renaming its largest lake. Overnight, Lake Calhoun, as it’s long been known, became Bde Maka Ska, a name previously attributed to the body of water by the native Dakota people. This change resulted in fairly immediate controversy between advocates for …