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Ellie 2.0 Radio – August 13, 2018

Block A commemorates the 49th anniversary of the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival and the idealist—Max Yasgur—who made it possible; The Big Interview is with Emily Hunt Turner, an activist-idealist, who founded Four Square, an initiative to give formerly incarcerated humans a second chance; Block C: The challenges of getting out my message about the…

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Matt McNeil Show – August 8, 2018

Matt wonders why 13,000 less Democrats showed up to vote in yesterday’s Ohio special election. Also elite lawn games in Edina. And Jeff Stein on national politics including Ohio’s special election and  GOP congressman Chris Collins charged with insider trading.

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Local Minnesota Radio Hour – August 7, 2018

Doug Pagitt speaks with CD5 candidate Patricia Torress Ray. Also Doug speaks with James Lamond, senior policy advisor at the Center for American Progress and the Moscow Project about the Paul Manafort trial. They discuss the trial details and how it fits into the larger Russia investigation.

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Matt McNeil Show – August 7, 2018

Matt McNeil speaks with Cliff Schecter about the special election in Ohio tonight. Our Democrat of the Day is 10A candidate Dale Menk. And apparently Erik Paulsen’s boundary waters ad was actually shot in Carver County.

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Ellie 2.0 – August 6, 2018

This week’s theme is the intersection of idealism and religion. Block A: Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German Protestant minister who resisted the rise of Hitler and Nazism and paid for that with his life; Block B, The Big Interview: Zen Buddhist teacher Bussho Lahn, about the similarities between Idealism and Buddhism—both require an awakened heart; Block…

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Local Minnesota Radio Hour – August 3, 2018

In the first half of today’s show Doug and Brett talk about the Pawlenty/Johnson debate and dispute between Richard Painter and the DFL. In the second half we talk with our Astrophysacist Paul Wallace about flat earthers, conspiracy theories, and the lake discovered on Mars.

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The Matt McNeil Show – August 3, 2018

Matt recaps the Pawlenty/Johnson debate and how both are arguing about who loves Trump more. Also Democrat of the Day is MN-26B candidate Tyrell Clark. Then a St. Cloud woman makes up a story about nearly getting abducted by a Somali man which turned out to be a total hoax.

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 31, 2018

Matt talks about how some people say you can never question the police ever. Also after Steve Drazkowski criticized Illhan Omar for illegally taking speaking fees, why didn’t he question Kurt Daudt for getting credit card debt forgiven by a company with a lobbying wing at the capitol. District 2B candidate Karen Branden is our…

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Ellie 2.0 With Richard Painter – July 30, 2018

This show’s theme is politics—how it sometimes works with idealism but sometimes not. Block A: Minnesota’s own Paul Wellstone and how he came to fight for those who lack voices; The Big Interview: Richard Painter, candidate for U.S. Senate, and what fueled his need to speak up against greed; Block C: Why I don’t enter…

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Wall of Power Radio Hour – July 28, 2018

Paul Metsa had a great chat with author, liberal blogger for Esquire.com, and all around cool cat Charles Pierce. They talked about Charlie’s love of the Midwest, beer, politics, mutual acquaintances, muskie museums, his early influences, as well as his Presidential pick in 2020. A good time was had by all, and no animals were…

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Local Minnesota Radio Hour – July 27, 2018

Doug Pagitt speaks with astrophysicist Paul Wallace about what’s happening on Mars among other science subjects. Also Doug speaks with movie guru Ryan Parker about the movie industry. Plus on the political side of things why Trump needs to be impeached.

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Local Minnesota Radio Hour – July 25, 2018

Doug Pagitt speaks with Richfield city councilman Simon Trautmann about affordable housing in Richfield and a Star Tribune article about a landlord in the city and their controversial affordable housing units. Also Shawn Fremstad, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress tells us about Trump’s immigration proposals that place income and health restrictions on perspective…

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The Matt McNeil Show – July 25, 2018

Apparently conservative Christians now think sasquatch is the devil. More traffic Armageddon with pretty much all of 35W closing this weekend in Minneapolis. What’s happening with the Polymet land swap and why are some Minnesota Democrats supporting it? What will it take to convict a Minnesota police officer of a blatant gun crime? Then Jeff…

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Food Freedom Radio – July 21, 2018

Dying Cancer patient DeWayne Johnson is suing Monsanto in the first trial over claims that the chemical glyphosate, an ingredient in the weed killer Roundup, causes cancer. We talk with one of his attorneys – Timothy Litzenburg and we are joined by Pat Kerrigan of Organic Consumers Association.

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Wall Of Power Radio Hour – July 21, 2018

Paul Metsa has a great chat with MN Senate Candidate Richard Painter and his wife Karen (also a professor at the UofMN.) They chatted about how they met, when they married, and moving around the country settling in to different jobs as they started raising a family. Karen teaches musicology and she spoke about the…

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