Matt is joined by Minnesota State Representative Jamie Becker-Finn on Democrat of the Day as they discuss her efforts to protect the deer population from chronic wasting disease. Matt also talks about the impeachment trial beginning in the Senate and how it relates to the Ukraine crisis with the recent revelations from Trump/Giuliani associate Lev…

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Brett is joined by Erik and Patrick today as he discusses the debate, education funding, health care, and the ongoing conversation of refugee resettlement in Minnesota. Blue State Ball is coming up fast on February 23 – stay tuned for information.

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Brett Johnson speaks with Dane Smith, president emeritus of Growth and Justice, about the Minnesota Equity Blueprint. The Minnesota Equity Blueprint is a comprehensive, non-partisan, long-term plan for shared prosperity in a healthier environment. It brings together people from both political parties, people from urban and rural area and business leaders to make a more…

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Matt opens today’s show with a new Democrat of the day, Lindsey Port. Later Mike Lindell’s MyPillow comes up short in the consumer reviews pillow rankings. Democrats need to grow up and get behind whoever ends up being the nominee. And Minnesota Republicans feign support of progressive issues to mislead voters.

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Today on the show, Matt talks with Democrat of the Day Ken Martin. Matt then addresses the cheating Houston Astros and accountability of the wealthy. Matt wraps up the show debunking the ideal “diamond in the rough” stories and how rough the rough actually is.

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Our featured idealist is Native American Rosalie Fish, who as a high school long distance runner ran with a red handprint over her face to bring attention to the plight of murdered and missing Indigenous women. By all means, please listen to the show, but also check out an interview that Rosalie gave last year:…

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Paul Metsa has a great conversation with Bob Porco, grandson of Mike Porco, the original owner of Gerde’s Folk City ahead of the 60th Anniversary of the club at the Iridium in NYC on 1/24/20. Metsa will also be playing on that show.

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Native Roots Radio I’m Awake Live 1pm-3pm central time 1.11.2020 Joining Robert Pilot(Ho Chunk) is Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein State Representative for MN House District 41B, (Standing Rock)   Mattie Harper DeCarlo Bois Forte Kate Beane Flandreau Santee Sioux   Emma Needham Red Lake   Hour 2 Wendy Pilot HSUS Nancy Beaulieu 350 Bemidji

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Dr. Julia Joseph-DiCaprio, Chief Medical Officer at UCare, Adam Nelson, UCare Pharmacy Clinical Manager, and Wendy Wicks, UCare Communications and Public Relations Consultant. We are talking about the great work they do to provide their members a path to the best health of their lives.

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Matt is joined by Jack Rice to discuss the latest developments in Iran and how recent events could affect US policy in the Middle East. Also on the show today, MN GOP chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan is moving out of St. Louis Park.

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Matt opens today’s episode with “losers”. Beltrami County takes an anti refugee stance. Education can not be solved through simply bussing and open enrollment. How are Republicans making sense of and justifying the Soleimani assassination? And MNGOP Chairwoman, Carnahan, manages to stick her foot in her mouth all while associating with racists.

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On today’s episode of The Matt McNeil show Matt weighs in on the Republican’s plans with Iran. Minnesotans decide how they’re going to handle incoming refugees. For the end of the show Matt welcomes on Jeff Stein to make sense of the primaries in this shifting international climate.

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On today’s episode of the Minnesota Progressive Repartee, Brett hosts and Patrick tried his hand at production! Focusing mainly on the Iranian “situation”. What is Iran’s plan, what is America’s? Why would Iran want nuclear weapons? And in the final segment of the show we look at potential changes in Minnesota’s congressional districts.

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On today’s episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee, Brett Johnson hosts with Erik working the boards and phone lines. What does the future look like for Iranian/US relations. Was Soleimani a critical piece of the puzzle in controlling ISIS? What would an Iranian power vacuum look like? Later in the show Brett is joined by Larry…

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On today’s episode of The Matt McNeil Show, Fastenal Canada goes cheap with their Christmas Gifts and fires a manager who points it out. C O R N TR A I N. Minnesota still has no emergency insulin and Australia burns. Far right wing characters tour the countryside of Minnesota preaching lies, fear and hate.…

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My guest this week is Robert Thorpe, Aboriginal rights activist in Australia, who speaks about genocide, state sponsored theft of Native children, and the connection between destroying sacred sites and the ongoing wildfires in Australia. For more information about Robbie’s work, look him up on Face Book under Robert Thorpe, and check out the dozens…

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As we start the new year, our featured idealist is Nancy Pelosi—we all know the woman, but what’s the story behind her? The Big Interview is with Michael Mader and Sam Harper, founders of Hippy Feet, which puts homeless young people to work finishing sock products. In the C-Block, I share some resolutions for 2020…

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Brett opens today’s episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee with Professor David Schultz to discuss their identical predictions about the presidential election results in 2020. David goes on to explain the complete quagmire of events that could spiral off of a very possible tie. Brett suspects the politician in his family has an innate predilection for…

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12.28.2019 Joining Robert Pilot is Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein State Representative for MN House District 41B, Jon Greendeer Ho Chunk Nation, Nancy Beaulieu 350 Bemidji , Keala Kelly Native Hawaiian is an award-winning filmmaker and journalist, Beverly Bushyhead Minnesota Indian Affairs Council and KFAI Wendy Pilot HSUS

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Matt begins his show questioning just how social “social” media truly is. Mark Johnson pretends crime only exists within urban cities. Republicans pretend to care about gun violence. Mid way through the show Paul Metsa calls in to talk about his upcoming projects and regales Matt with stories of his Christmas song and proclamations about…

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On today’s episode of The Matt McNeil Show, Matt begins with a summary of outrageous comments wishing for a school shooting. Republicans are unwilling or unable to defend Trump’s character and innocence. Later in the show Cliff Schecter joins Matt to discuss the how the impeachment will proceed now that Nancy Pelosi has suggested that…

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Matt faces a difficult decision this Christmas; should his ham be sandichable? A summary of pro-impeachment rallies around the state. Star Tribune manages to ignore the rallies completely. Listener calls proclaiming Matt has vastly underestimated their attendance. Republicans continue sinking to lower and lower depths.

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Brett hosts this episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee with Erik producing. Republicans strain to make coherent analogies to the House impeachment hearings. Would Biden promising to only run for a single term help his chances in the primary?

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David Hutchinson, Hennepin County Sheriff Ashley Fairbanks, Anishinaabe artist, activist and political organizer from Minneapolis, currently living in San Antonio. Keala Kelly (Native Hawaiian) is an award-winning filmmaker and journalist. Join Robert Pilot and Wendy Pilot

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Brett hosts today’s episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee. The Democrats pass a new budget and declare it a victory despite having very little to show for it. The Democratic party needs to read their Machiavelli. Chuck Todd determines that Trump’s impeachment hearings are very unpopular amongst… Trump voters? Georgia continues it’s rich tradition of voter…

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Matt Begins today’s show with a story about an incredible out of touch boss and her interpretation of what a Christmas bonus should be. Trump’s bizarre letter to Pelosi, Democrats need to grow a backbone and defend the impeachment process, a flu a running rampant in Minnesota schools and Paul Gazelka’s brain is melting quicker…

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Today on the show, Matt talks about the not-so-yuge rally at the Mall of America,  the Teamster strike in St. Louis County affecting snowplow drivers among others, the trouble with bringing jobs to rural Minnesota, and finishes up with the disastrous Jim Hagedorn townhall meeting.

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This week’s featured idealist is Fred Rogers of Mr. Rogers Neighborhood; it turns out he was about as idealistic as a human can be. The Big Interview is with Sarah Drake of herARTS in Action, a St. Cloud nonprofit working to provide clean water and personal hygiene resources in Burkina Faso in West Africa. In…

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Join Robert Pilot, Wendy Pilot and Mary Kunesh- Podein along with Marcie Rendon Author of Girls Gone Missing, Sharon Day Water Walker Indigenous People’s Task Force, Michael A Goze AICDC, Celeste De Mars Co-Chair The Circle, Doren Day Indigenous Knowledge Keeper.

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Libby Utter, Executive Director of Gilda’s Club Twin Cities, talks about their free five-part program to provide social and emotional support for anyone impacted by cancer. Gilda’s Club Twin cities is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by…

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Today’s episode of Repartee is guest hosted by AM950’s own Ellie Krug! She speaks about the role of kindness in our lives and invites callers to share acts of kindness from their own lives. LAter in the show she speaks about the Supreme court ruling on the forced release of Trump’s tax returns with tax…

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