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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 – May 20, 2019

Hunter Hawes is our Monday repartee host. He talks about his experience of going to a virtual facility. Then a recap on what’s in the state budget agreement that was reached yesterday including audio from Governor Tim Walz and House Speaker Melissa Hortman. Minnesota has some laws that still seem dated compared to other states…

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – May 17, 2019

Doug hosts today’s Repartee remotely from Better Futures Minnesota. He talks with some of the staff members about how they employ felons and some of the work they do including their retail warehouse with cool furniture, janitorial, construction, and landscaping services.

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – May 16, 2019

We talk tote bags, if only there were someplace to get progressive talk radio without being shamed for listening without sending money… OH WAIT THE REPARTEE! Progressive talk without the tote bags! The South Cedar Lake Trail between Hopkins and France Avenue in St. Louis Park will be closed through the fall of 2021. The Kenilworth Trail in Minneapolis will be closed from…

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – May 15, 2019

Hunter Hawes & Erik Nelson host the Repartee. Minneapolis considers a ban on new drive-thru windows. On Thursday, the Minneapolis Planning Commission will entertain an all-out ban on new drive-thrus throughout the city. Michael Daub HOPE Network, joins to talk about the Opioid Stewardship bill which is currently in conference committee negotiating the differences between…

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – May 14, 2019

Doug hosts our Repartee and talks about the scheduled execution of Donnie Johnson in Tennesse and how Doug knows Donnie and is fighting to stop the execution. You can call the Tennessee governor at (615) 741-2001. Then why we need more transparency when passing budget bills at the state legislature. Also Kenza Hadj-Moussa of Take…

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – May 13, 2019

Doug and Hunter host the Repartee. Valley Fair announces new extreme food to get adults to visit the amusement park. Joe Biden crosses a picket line to collect donations for fundraising his campaign. Labor Union leaders warned Joe but he unfortunately did not follow the suggestions. Being a front runner for the Democratic Party how…

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – May 10, 2019

Doug hosts our Repartee and shares his thoughts on public radio and the industry as a whole. Then Doug and Brett take the news quiz. Do they surpass last week’s score of 9 out of 10. Also Richard Painter chimes in on Barr being held in contempt in Congress, Trump Jr. testifying before the senate,…

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – May 9, 2019

Brett Johnson and Hunter are hosting the Repartee. We talk about: Trump is going to make the economy the centerpiece of his 2020 campaign. But is the economy really booming? What are stock buy backs and how they’re creating a massive credit bubble. The flawed logic of saying anyone in the US "illegally" should be…

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – May 8, 2019

 Uber Drivers Strike Today As Part Of Nationwide Protest Minnesota Progressive Repartee for May 8th 2019. The Repartee was established in 2019 and we are a pro-union pro-labor radio program. A tagline for the show “not crossing the picket line since two-zero-one-nine” today we support Uber drivers and their international strike ahead of tomorrows…

Minnesota Progressive Repartee – May 7, 2019

Doug hosts today’s Repartee and speaks with Jared Yates Sexton, author of The Man They Wanted Me to Be, as they discuss how toxic masculinity leading to the rise of Donald Trump. Then Doug talks about how he ran into Rep. Aisha Gomez when his breakfast group was talking about taxes.