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Belt Magazine 5h
Reading outside--while wearing a hat--is recommended whenever possible.
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Belt Magazine 9h
"Articulating to others what I love about Minnesota is difficult because I left. People don’t like to understand how you can leave what you love––or why it would even be necessary." -
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Belt Magazine 10h
Fly-fishing for steelhead in the Cuyahoga—with a touch of tarot.
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Justin Nobel 11h
A fantastic profile of Winona LaDuke, lays out what's at stake in pipeline fights
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Belt Magazine 12h
“Just moving to the suburbs doesn’t mean you’ve made it to opportunity.”
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Martha Bayne 13h
Phenomenal reporting by & ; powerful photos by . Published in partnership with & , this is a great example of how regional and local media can amplify each others' work, rather than compete for ever-dwindling resources
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Belt Magazine 13h
Over at , we've created some one-stop holiday shopping for you, like this Midwest Pride bundle
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Belt Magazine Nov 14
For the first time, there is more poverty in suburbs than in cities. Dolton, Illinois is a case study on this national trend:
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Belt Magazine Nov 13
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Nikki was dedicated to telling local stories with energy and nuance, and her voice will be missed. Here's a story she wrote for the magazine back in 2014.
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Belt Magazine Nov 13
We're devastated to hear that , a reporter and long-time friend of Belt--and the person who coined our tagline, "Dispatches from the Rust Belt"--was shot and killed yesterday. remembers her here:
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Belt Magazine Nov 13
"There’s a very volatile situation in the north country, and the question is, do they want to shoot me for a Canadian pipeline company? Because I am not moving.”
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Belt Magazine Nov 13
Support thoughtful, independent regional writing. Become a member of Belt Magazine today, and will double your contribution.
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City Bureau Nov 13
Twice as many Black families in Chicago have zero wealth compared to white families, according to . We spoke with & to see what they’re doing to close the gap:
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Belt Magazine Nov 12
"Sometimes,/Detroit be lookin’ lost,/be lookin’ like a unnamed constellation/every project a mispronounced star"
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City Bureau Nov 12
There are twice as many Black families as white families in Chicago with zero wealth, the result of decades of racist policies. Here’s what local orgs are doing to close that gap: by for
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Belt Magazine Nov 12
Cleveland! Avoid the family and join us for this event on the 23rd---
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Belt Magazine Nov 12
Winona LaDuke is leading the fight to transition away from a fossil fuel economy. Enbridge Line 3 stands in her way.
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Belt Magazine Nov 12
The prettiest Rust Belt tarot deck ever:
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Belt Magazine Nov 11
. on : "He writes with curiousity, courage, and heart" on "vitally important" topics:
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Belt Publishing Nov 8
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Buy a copy of 55 STRONG for yourself or a teacher (or both!) at the Belt shop.
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