Gail Rosenblum

Columnist | Metro
Phone: 612-673-7350
Gail Rosenblum writes two to three columns a week on people, social issues, trends, and the complexities of human relationships.

Recent content from Gail Rosenblum

Rosenblum: Children's shoes ready for Congo. Can you help?

Albert Nyembwe has found himself with big shoes to fill.Last September, Nyembwe’s nonprofit, the Cilongo Foundation of Blaine, held its...

Updated: November 24, 2013, - 12:04 AM

Rosenblum: Let’s not lose focus, traction on sex-offender program

Gov. Mark Dayton’s abrupt suspension last week of the provisional release of sex offenders was, fortunately, just a temporary stop...

Updated: November 19, 2013, - 08:10 PM

Rosenblum: Program sheds light on mental illness issues

News that insurance coverage of mental illnesses must be equal to coverage of any other health care challenge is heartening,...

Updated: November 13, 2013, - 09:51 PM

Rosenblum: TakeAction Minnesota helped Target ban the box

Target Corp.’s decision to Ban the Box is a victory for many ex-offenders, and a wise and moral move for...

Updated: November 10, 2013, - 06:30 AM

Rosenblum: Did you vote? Thanks. Here's why you did it

It’s no surprise that the most powerful influencer in how we vote is party identification. We get to the polls to make sure our political team wins.

Updated: November 06, 2013, - 09:25 PM

Rosenblum: Paul the animal lover goes nose to nose with Charlie Bear

Nature’s had a rough go lately, what with the young Minneapolis lovers carving their initials into Montana’s Pompeys Pillar, and...

Updated: November 05, 2013, - 07:20 AM

Rosenblum: FDA's tough talk on pain meds is happy news to Minnesotans

The FDA’s decision to more tightly control prescription pain medications surely will save lives. While Thursday’s news came too late...

Updated: October 26, 2013, - 08:13 PM

Duets: Piyali and Bev cook up a friendship

Pumpkin pie is one of many culinary comforts drawing together 67-year-old Bev and 33-year-old Piyali week after week. Their repertoire has grown as their friendship has deepened, a sweet surprise to both.

Updated: October 25, 2013, - 02:22 PM

Rosenblum: ‘We Are All Criminals’ is a hard look at those not caught

Jeana Raines got her life back on Tuesday, as the Minnesota Board of Pardons wisely forgave and erased long-ago transgressions....

Updated: October 23, 2013, - 08:36 PM

Rosenblum: Mayors handbook a breath of fresh air in nutty race

Two questions for the 35 candidates in the Minneapolis mayoral race: Have you read the Minnesota Mayors Handbook? Have you...

Updated: October 21, 2013, - 09:11 PM

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