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The Matt McNeil Show – 10.23.2019

On today’s episode, Matt begs Danielle Stella to get her affairs in order, Going to jail would only deprive us of the world’s most unintentionally entertaining person. MN Republicans appear to be hedging their bets and preparing for a blowout in the next election. In the second half of the show, Matt welcomes Jeff Stein.…

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – 10.23.2019

Today’s special episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee is hosted by Robert Pilot. On it he discusses the many issues facing Hawaii with The Native Truth host, Anne Keala Kelly. Later in the Show Robert welcomes on Spike Moss to discuss how he is fighting racist branding in sports.

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – 10.22.2019

Brett hosts today’s episode of the Minnesota Progressive Repartee with Erik producing. To open the show Brett comments on Trump’s choice to use the word “lynching” to describe his treatment during the impeachment proceedings. Kim Milliard is on to discuss her group Minneapolis for a Better Police Contract. The ACLU is suing the state of…

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The Matt McNeil Show – 10.22.2019

On Today’s episode of The Matt McNeil Show, Matt comments on how stories of canon wielding drug dealers seem relatively quaint in contrast to the recent headlines. Trump feels as though his impeachment proceedings are a “lynching”. How will the rest of Republicans react? Matt provides a list of Republican MN-House seats Democrats NEED to…

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Mission Accomplishers – 10.19.2019

Trump asks what we’ve all been wondering and shares his thoughts on Michael Hawes (never considered smart). Erik is being gaslit by… someone. Despite the endless gaffes Biden maintain his lead because he is so friggin hot, absolute smokeshow, Michele Bachmann is as honest as she is frightening.

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I’m Awake – 10.19.2019

David Glass with The National Coalition Against Racism in Sport and Media. State Rep. Kunesh-Podein’s updates Winona LaDuke Honor the Earth Emma Needham’s Essay hour 2: Wendy Pilot discusses important information on our sacred animals Peggy Flanagan Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota Minnesota GovernorTim Walz Speaking at Indigenous Day Nancy Beaulieu MN350 Curtis West

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The Matt McNeil Show – 10.18.2019

On today’s episode of The Matt McNeil Show, Matt describes a delightful trip out to Taylor’s Falls in celebration of his birthday, and the plethora of aches and pains he brought back. He advocates for listeners to get out and door knock in the upcoming year; not just within their own communities but in potential…

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – 10.17.2019

On today’s episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee Brett hosts with Erik and Kate on production. To open the show Brett discusses his various traffic pet peeves and finds common ground with Eric on peoples’ refusal to zipper merge. Amy Klobuchar finds fundraising success in telling people what they can’t have.

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The Matt McNeil Show – 10.17.2019

To start Matt’s show for this episode Matt welcomed guest Cliff Schecter to discuss Trump and his ongoing communication (or lack thereof) with Turkey’s Erdogan. Later Matt rants about traffic and how trying to be neighborly often hurts more than it helps in transportation. Is open Enrollment doing more harm than good?

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The Matt McNeil Show – 10.16.2019

Matt McNeil summarizes last nights debate and speculates that Bernie’s recent heart attack will hurt his chance of being elected. In the second half of the show Jeff Stein calls in to further discuss Bernie’s health and look back on how health concerns impacted other presidents’ performance in office.

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – 10.16.2019

On this episode of the Minnesota Progressive Repartee Robert Pilot hosts with guest, Hennepin County Sheriff, David Hutchinson for the whole show. “Hutch” takes calls for the show and answers community questions about policing in Hennepin County.

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The Matt McNeil Show – 10/15/2019

On today’s episode Matt discusses Trump’s pattern of not paying in full for services he uses; states and cities should band together for a class action lawsuit to seek the proper compensation. The disparity of of education quality in Minnesota is incredibly high, is classism against the poor and working class the culprit? ALarming statistics…

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Ellie 2.0 Radio – October 14, 2019

We start out featuring Fannie Lou Hamer, a Mississippi civil rights activist who suffered a horrific beating as she worked to register African Americans to vote in the early 1960’s. The Big Interview is with Benjamin Saulsberry of the Emmett Till Interpretive Center, who shares about how the death of Emmett Till has been called…

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I’m Awake – October 12 2019

Robert Pilot welcomes guests: Mary Kunesh-Podein’s updates Henry Boucha Hockey great..speaking on the Oct 24th March, Not your Mascot Nancy Beaulieu N350 updates Emma Needham’s Essay hour 2: Wendy Pilot discusses important information on our sacred animals Joe Vital Native Peoples Caucus of the DFL Chairman

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – October 10, 2019

On today’s episode of the Minnesota Progressive Repartee. Brett Johnson hosts with Erik and Kate. Brett opens the show with an interview from Minneapolis city council member Steve Fletcher live from the Trump protests. LAter in the show callers discuss everything from the costs of the protests to how Trump will stir up hate by…

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 10, 2019

On today’s episode Matt begins with an interview with Jack Rice. Matt and Jack discuss the Kurds in Syria and Turkey and Trump’s complicity in their slaughter by Erdogan. Later in the show Matt discusses the Trump rally taking place in Minneapolis and encourages listeners to record the behavior of Trumpites trying to stir up…

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 9, 2019

Matt opens today’s predicting an upcoming swell of “white” in Minneapolis. We’ll see how consistent Republicans are on their ideas about public demonstrations while Trump is in town. Matt directly addresses an Elk River man alleged to have planted spy cameras in MoA changing rooms. And Jeff Stein returns in the second half of the…

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – October 9, 2019

Today’s episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee is a special episode hosted by Robert Pilot of I’m Awake! With call ins and guests Henry Boucha, Jamie Edwards! Discussing everything from Trump’s arrival in Minnesota to Native American issues in sports.

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 8, 2019

Matt begins today’s show with a short summary of the newly defeated Twins’ most recent series versus the New York Yankees. ruminating on where the Twins went wrong and what they’ll need moving forward. Next in the show Jacob Frey is making Trump pay for his political rally and republicans throw a fit. How is…

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – October 8, 2019

Brett Johnson Hosts today’s Minnesota Progressive Repartee. Beginning with a discussion about Bob Kroll and his standing a head of the local police Union. Brett questions why police would want someone so politically opinionated as Kroll to lead their union. Late in the show Brett interviews John Nichols of The Nation in part 2.

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 7, 2019

Matt talked about Sonny Purdue’s visit to Wisconsin. Matt appeared on Fox News to discuss President Trumps strategy on agriculture and trade. Matt ranted a bit about the ethanol waivers. Matt revisited his feud with Jeremy Munson.

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Ellie 2.0 Radio – October 7, 2019

An Ellie’s Talking Head Show; we start with Aimee Stephens, who was fired by her Michigan funeral home employer because she’s transgender and whose case will be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 8. In Block B, I talk (emotionally, I’m sorry) about Sandeep Dhaliwal, the first Sikh hired as a Harris County…

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I’m Awake – October 5, 2019

Native Roots Radio October 5, 2019 On Saturdays Show Robert Pilot welcomes guests: State House Rep Mary Kunesh-Podein’s updates Deb Foster Executive Director of AIN DAH YUNG Center Emma Needham’s Essay hour 2: Wendy Pilot discusses important information on our sacred animals Joe Vital speaking on Native Peoples Caucus of the MN DFL Roy Taylor…

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 4, 2019

We start today’s show with Cliff Schecter talking about Twins/Yankees and the Trump meltdown happening in DC. Also Matt shares some thoughts on anti-vaxxers. And for some reason there’s going to be a counter-impeachment protest at…Colin Peterson’s office???

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 3, 2019

On today’s episode The Matt McNeil Show, Matt opens his show with an episode with an interview from Quinn Nystrom. Trump has started to just do his crimes out in the open in an abusive display of control over his Republican counterparts. Jeremy Munson saddles up with anti-vaccination ideas to double down on his insistence…

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – October 3, 2019

On today’s episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee Bretts hosts with Erik on production. Brett opens the show with a discussion of how Minnesota may be redistricted when we, in all likelihood, lose a house representative in Congress. New updates on infamous Labor Day State Fair fight. And why is vaping suddenly being represented as an…

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 2, 2019

On today’s episode of The Matt McNeil Show Matt talks about the less discussed benefits of immigration, FOOD! Bernie experience an emergency health scare. And finally Matt discusses Trump’s deteriorating mental condition and the resulting “moot” rant.

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – October 1, 2019

On Today’s episode of the Minnesota Progressive Repartee, Brett Johnson hosts with Erik behind the board. Brett discusses the current state of the Democratic roster leading up into the fourth debate. Did Tulsi blow a golden opportunity? Is Warren pulling away from the pack? Is Bernie being framed unfairly. Next in the show Brett talks…

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The Matt McNeil Show – October 1, 2019

On today’s episode of The Matt McNeil Show, Matt explores the current state of dairy in Wisconsin in light of the Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue’s, comments on the feasibility of small dairy farms. What is causing these changes and how is this transition being remedied or rectified by Trump? Anat Shenker-Osorio (Host of Brave…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 30, 2019

Today on the show, Matt talks about absurd public stadium funding, how state republicans should be legislating instead of offering medical advice on insulin, and Trump’s threat of a civil war as a result of his potential impeachment.

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Ellie 2.0 Radio – September 30, 2019

The theme this week is females making a difference. I highlight Greta Thunberg, the sixteen-year-old Swedish climate protection activist who speaks truth to power. The Big Interview is with Stephanie Glaros of Humans of Minneapolis talking about her work around empathy building. In the C-Block, I share the story of a dad who regretted for…

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“Living Healthy and Aging Well” with Ken Haglind – September 28, 2019

Lukus Zuker, Community Outreach Specialist with the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging, discusses the benefits of their Senior Linkage Line and why seniors and their care givers should use their services.

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I’m Awake – September 28, 2019

On Saturdays Show Wendy Pilot welcomes guests: State House Rep Mary Kunesh-Podein’s updates Robert Pilot is on location broadcasting with Emma Needham Roy Taylor from the Gichi Gami Gathering to Stop Line 3 (Enbridge pipeline) on the shores of Lake Superior. Guests include: Presidential candidate Mark Charles Bob Blake from Red Lake Nancy Beaulieu N350…

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – September 27, 2019

Brett speaks with Hamline University professor David Schultz about the Democratic strategy on impeachment. Also Andrew Lawrence of Media Matters about how FOX News has been reporting on the whitsleblower story. And we listen to part of Paul Metsa’s conversation with John Kiriakou, a former CIA agent who blew the whistle on the Bush administration’s…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 27, 2019

Matt starts today’s show talking about how people get overly obsessed with sports. Also thoughts on impeachment and how several members of the Trump administration are in big trouble. Then state GOP  Rep. Jeremy Munson doubles down on his call for diabetics to “just use Walmart insulin.”

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The Progressive Minnesota Repartee – September 26, 2019

On today’s episode of the Minnesota Progressive Repartee Brett hosts and Erik produces. On the first segment Brett discusses labor disputes at the MSP Airport with Filiberto Nolasco-Gomez . Later in the show Brett questions whether Giuliani has lost his mind and can Democrats survive in an era without Wall Street donors?

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 25, 2019

For today’s episode of the Matt McNeil Show Matt Discusses Trump’s ongoing self-made struggles after attempting to extort Ukraine. Is Trump so naive that he doesn’t even realize what he is doing is illegal? A White House aide accidentally makes republican strategy public in an email mishap. Later in the show Jeff Stein joins Matt…

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The Matt McNeil Show – September 24, 2019

On today’s episode of The Matt McNeil Show, Matt opens with Cliff Schecter to discuss the evolving controversy with Trump’s extortion of the Ukraine for dirt on Hunter Biden and the Democrats position on impeachment. It is looking more and more like the Dems will have to votes in congress to at least initiate the…

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – September 24, 2019

On Today’s episode of the Minnesota Progressive Repartee Brett Johnson hosts with Erik producing and Gregory Rich adding his distinctive spice. Are robocalls driving you crazy? Telemarketers annoying you at all hours of the day? We welcome Roger Anderson to discuss his ingenious app to turn the table on your telecom harassers. Later in the…

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Counter Republican Gerrymandering with DC & Puerto Rico Statehood

By Brett Johnson Let’s run through a dream scenario for progressives in 2020 and beyond: Democrats soundly defeat Donald Trump, build up big Congressional majorities and pass progressive legislation like Medicare for all, the Green New Deal, a federal minimum wage increase and tuition-free public universities. Sounds great, right? Unfortunately, it’s not realistic. Why? The Senate…

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