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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – 11.19.2019

Today’s episode of the Minnesota Progressive Repartee features Brett and Erik. Beginning the show they talk about keep up to date on the impeachment hearings. Is everyone else feeling so burnt out? Then Brett talks about the secretive Operation Nightingale and how likely it is that Amazon and Google have compromised the information of some…

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The Matt McNeil Show – 11.19.2019

Cliff Schecter opens today’s episode of The Matt McNeil Show. How many new ways can Republicans find to be dishonest? Vindman defends his decisions. South Dakota’s new PSA seems inexplicably to be Pro-meth? MN Republicans try to give off the appearance of supporting emergency insulin while ultimately they’re just concerned with pleasing the pharmaceutical industry.…

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Ellie 2.0 Radio – 11.18.19

This week’s featured idealists are the Gulabi Gang (which isn’t a gang at all but an organization) which mobilizes women and some men in India to press for reforms around domestic violence and unprosecuted rapes of women. The Big Interview is with Michael Rexford, a Los Angeles attorney and idealist who’s founded LightHopeLife.org, a suicide…

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I’m Awake – 11.16.2019

Robert Pilot welcomes guests: Tim Purdon Co-Chair, American Indian Law and Policy Group; Co-Chair, Government and Internal Investigations Group State Rep. Kunesh-Podein’s updates Nancy Beaulieu MN350 update Emma Needham’s Essay hour 2: Wendy Pilot discusses important information on our sacred animals Colin Cash Sober Squad Curtis West Events and Ho Chunk News

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“Living Healthy and Aging Well” with Ken Haglind – 11.16.2019

Kari Benson, Executive Director of the Minnesota Board of Again. We are talking about the great work Kari and her organization does to ensure that older Minnesotans are effectively served by state and local policies and programs – in order to age well and live well.

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MN Progressive Repartee – 11.15.19

Brett speaks with Dan Goldberg of Alliance for Justice’s Building the Bench initiative about how they plan on adding progressive judges to the federal benches under a new Democratic president. ALso Rob Levine of EdHiveMN.com tells us about how non-profit foundations are funding anti-teacher initiatives.

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The Matt McNeil Show – 11.15.2019

Matt starts today’s show talking about how he witnessed a car crash into a store. And  then brought up how 2 people instead of trying to help decided to get their cell phones out instead. Then an update on today’s testimony at the impeachment hearings and how problematic Roger Stone’s convictions are for Trump. Also…

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Food Freedom Radio – 11.16.2019

On today’s episode of Food Freedom Radio Laura is joined by John Peterson of Ferndale Turkey, Emily Torgrimson of eatforequity.org and Benjamin Gross calls in two share his thoughts on a Richfield school throwing out 40 perfectly good lunches to shame student with more than $15 of cafeteria debt.

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Todd Casey of Better Futures MN

Brett Johnson spoke with Todd Casey, one of the shift supervisors at Better Futures Minnesota. Todd talked about his experience working for Better Futures Minnesota and how they’ve helped him transition to a post-incarceration life.

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The Matt McNeil Show – 11.13.2019

Matt begins today’s show with the big story of the day, the Trump impeachment hearings. A Richfield school wastes food solely to shame students with outstanding lunch debts. In the second half of the show Jeff Stein joins Matt to discuss their takes on today’s impeachment hearing and disagree on the broader likely effects thereof.

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – 11.12.2019

Today’s Minnesota Progressive Repartee for the day starts with Brett interviewing Alan Collinge, founder of Student Loan Justice, to discuss the history and current state of the student loans crisis. Filiberto Gomez, editor for Workday Minnesota,  then joins Brett to discuss recent news surrounding labor both locally and nationwide. The show ends with Brett and…

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The Matt McNeil Show – 11.12.2019

On today’s episode of The Matt McNeil Show, Matt takes aim at the “cold-complainers” and questions what is keeping them here. Jim Hagedorn insists that our global warming is just a hoax being pushed by the libtards over at the …Pentagon? A new scam is being perpetrated on Minnesotans by people claiming to work for…

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I’m Awake – November 9, 2019

Native Roots Radio November 9, 2019 1pm-3pm AM950Radio https://www.am950radio.com/listen-live/ https://www.facebook.com/NativeRootsRadioImAwake/ On Saturdays Show Robert Pilot welcomes guests: State Rep. Kunesh-Podein’s updates Winona LaDuke Honor the Earth Linda Thompson Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition Emma Needham’s Essay hour 2: Wendy Pilot discusses important information on our sacred animals Jamie S. Edwards Beats Rhymes and Democracy…

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The Matt McNeil Show – 11.06.2019

Matt begins today’s show outline the progressive victories both locally and nationally this past off-year election. What does this hint at for the 2020 election? Getting as many people out to the polls should be every progressive’s goal for this upcoming year. Later in the show Matt welcomes Jeff Stein on to talk the most…

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – 11.06.2019

Today’s episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee is host by Robert Pilot. He speaks about the current activism of Generation Z and how they’ll shape the future of politics. Robert also unveils the plans for his new show of Wednesdays at 5 PM.

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – 11.05.2019

Today’s episode of Minnesota Progressive Repartee is hosted by Brett Johnson with Erik producing. Brett opens the show with an extended 2-part interview of Peter Callaghan of the MinnPost to discuss the currents state of various issues at the forefront of Minnesota state politics. Later, is it even worth having elections on off years? Is…

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The Matt McNeil Show – 11.05.2019

On this episode of the Matt McNeil Show, Matt begins with discussing Kurt Suzuki’s handsy visit with Donald Trump. Republicans display their textbook hypocrisy by celebrating Kurt “MAGA” Suzuki while simultaneously telling liberal athletes and celebrities to “shut up” and do their job. St. Paul sorts out their trash. Matt explains the importance of voting…

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Ellie 2.0 Radio – November 4, 2019

Our highlighted idealist is Bayard Rustin, who began trying to change the world while in college and went on to be one of the most important civil rights organizers of the 20th century. The Big Interview is with me, moi, Ellie Krug; my producer Brett Johnson asks me about idealism and keeping hope in 2019…

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The Matt McNeil Show – 10.31.2019

Interview with Cliff Schecter started the show. Discussed VIndman testimony yesterday. Matt talked about whether moderates have a place in the senate. Collin Peterson is MN Joe as in Manchin. Then Matt spoke with Alyssa Thiede about Hennepin History Museums new exhibit on women’s suffrage.

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The Matt McNeil Show – 10.30.2019

On Today’s episode of The Matt McNeil Show, Matt looks forward to Halloween. A reminder that posting on social media is not the same as engaging in politics. Employees at Water Gremlin are being blamed for poisoning their children with lead. During the second half of the show Jeff Stein joins.

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The Matt McNeil Show – 10.29.2019

Matt opens today’s show reporting the on the great menace facing his decorative seasonal squash, raccoons. Worthington MN schools are now up to 50 students to a class, How can this be remedied and how can it be applied more broadly to the rest of Minnesota schools? Matt deals with ongoing “call-outs” over his military…

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Prof. David Flynn on State Owned Banks

After one of our recent 4 PM shows we had several callers suggest that Minnesota should have a public, state government owned bank. So Brett Johnson then spoke with University of North Dakota economics professor David Flynn about how North Dakota, despite being heavily Republican, has a state owned bank. They discuss the history of…

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – October 28, 2019

Brett Johnson and Sam Turnberg on today’s 4 PM show. We discuss: 70% of #millennials say they’d be open to voting for a #socialist. More surprisingly (at least to Brett) is that nearly 50% of Gen Xers said they’re open to it. What do we make of this? Why is trash such a big election…

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Ellie 2.0 Radio 10/28/19

An Ellie’s Talking Head Show, we start out recognizing Brittany Spencer, a Fond du Lac, WI restaurant server who refused to wait on the table of two older customers who were making disparaging comments about a transgender customer in the restaurant—it was “morals vs. money.” We shift to the life and legacy of Elijah Cummings,…

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I’m Awake – October 26, 2019

In hour 1 Robert Pilot welcomes guests: State Rep. Kunesh-Podein’s updates Peggy Flanagan Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota Jamie Becker Finn Tara Houska Rebecca Crooks-Stratton Secretary/Treasurer at Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) Mark Charles Presidential Candidate Hour 2: Wendy Pilot discusses important information on our sacred animals and the passing of Emma Pilot Emma Needham’s Essay…

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The Matt McNeil Show – 10.25.2019

On today’s show Matt revisits how the awful 1998 movie, Armageddon, was such a precursor to Trump getting elected. Then Matt poses the question of it our country can survive the Trump administration. Also is Trump trying to throw political enemies in jail? And Minneapolis police union head Bob Kroll is back in the news…

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – 10.25.2019

Brett speaks with Suzanne Gordon, journalist and author who writes about healthcare delivery and health care systems about how healthcare workers have been winning better pay and conditions through striking. Also Brett Buckner, one of the organizers for the basic income rally, speaks about universal basic income.

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The Matt McNeil Show – 10.24.2019

On today’s episode of the Matt McNeil show, Matt compares the ongoing controversy surrounding the naming of the Washington Football team with a recent report of racist chants at a highschool girls soccer match, Trump may have hurt the Iron range more than previously predicted. Republicans want impeachment proceedings to be more transparent; Matt Gaetz…

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Minnesota Progressive Repartee – 10.24.2019

Brett hosts the Minnesota Progressive Repartee today, with Erik producing. They discuss the ongoing controversy surrounding the Washington football team and the protests in Minnesota surrounding it. Robert Pilot calls in with a surprise guest Peggy Flanagan (Lieutenant Gov. of MN). Late in the hour they take guest call and speak about minings affect on…

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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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