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Minnesota Progressive Repartee

Minnesota Progressive Repartee

Weekdays 4-5PM

It's our daily repartee from 4-5 PM. What does repartee mean? Conversation or speech characterized by quick, witty comments or replies. And each day during our repartee we bring you the latest on Minnesota politics and interviews from news makers along with your calls. It's progressive radio without the pledge drives or tote bags!

Host schedule:
Monday - Doug Pagitt
Tuesday - Doug Pagitt
Wednesday - Hunter Hawes & Erik Nelson
Thursday - Brett Johnson
Friday - Richard Painter & Doug/Brett/Hunter

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – June 21, 2019

Brett Johnson and Hunter Hawes host today’s Repartee. We continue Ellie’s theme from the previous hour about Iran and speak with former CIA officer Jack Rice. Also: St. Cloud makes the NY Times for all the wrong reasons (racism, Islamophobia, and far right “activists”). Is anyone surprised? St. Cloud was/still is Michelle Bachmann territory. Republican…

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – June 20, 2019

Brett Johnson and Hunter Hawes host the Repartee. We talk about: Remember when the founders talked about the “tyranny of the majority?” Brett thinks we have a far bigger problem with the “tyranny of the minority” due to Republican gerrymandering and the structure of the Senate. What can be done and why the 2020 candidates…

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – June 19, 2019

Today’s Minnesota Progressive Repartee is your fix o’ the fellas, Miércoles con los Muchachos, with Hunter Hawes and Erik Nelson. They open the show by sharing their idea for congenial debates on obscure or quirky nonpolitical topics and welcome callers to add in their pet stances. Next the fellas take a look back in history…

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – June 18, 2019

Hunter is today’s repartee host and talks about how some of the Democratic candidates might try to manufacture a viral moment in the debates. Also how to win arguments with people who disagree with you according to psychologists.

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – June 17, 2019

Doug Pagitt hosts today’s Repartee and reminisces with Robert Pilot of Native Roots Radio about Bruce Springsteen as well as talking about the latest native news. Also Doug and Robert share their thoughts about impeaching Trump and take your calls on that subject.

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – June 14, 2019

Doug is back today to host the Repartee and brings up that it’s Donald Trump’s birthday…happy birthday…we guess? Also a rundown of what Democratic candidates will be in which debate. Sarah Sanders needs to find a new job. And Robert Pilot joins us for the news quiz,

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – June 13, 2019

Brett Johnson and Hunter Hawes host today’s Repartee. On the show: While millennials drown in student debt, baby boomers can take classes at the U for only $10/credit…WHAT??!! Updates on Minnesota Nurses Association at Childrens Minnesota possibly going on strike b/c they’re being offered less than stellar health insurance. #StandWithUnions

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – June 12, 2019

On today, June 12, 2019’s episode of MPR Hunter and Erik host to supply you with you dose of the muchachos con los Miércoles. Hunter gets Freudian and peels back the curtain to reveal what motivates so many of these malicious conservative politicians. Is it all tied up in unresolved issues with their relationships with…

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – June 11, 2019

Hunter Hawes hossts today’s repartee and talks about how millennial are “ruining everything” (despite the fact they can’t afford anything due to right wing and neoliberal policies). Also monopoly was originally a game to teach about income inequality. And Randy lights up the phone lines saying poor people shouldn’t make it a “goal” to be…

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – June 10, 2019

Brett Johnson and Hunter Hawes are on today’s Repartee. Coming up: How are Minnesota’s DFL house reps thinking about impeachment Collin Peterson has a new challenger. The guy has an interesting background on healthcare for vets. For some reason the Strib calls out the city Mpls for basically preventing landlords from discriminating against prospective tenants, Some…