Brett Johnson spoke with digital health expert, Forbes writer and Professor of Health Policy and Management at the City University of New York, Bruce Y Lee. They discussed conspiracy theories related to COVID-19 and why it’s very unlikely it was a bio engineered weapon.

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Brett Johnson spoke with Megan Voss, a teaching faculty member in the Center for Spirituality & Healing at the University of Minnesota. They discussed how people can maintain a good state of mental health amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Brett Johnson spoke with the DFL nominee is the special election is house district 30A, Chad Hobot. The special election takes place Tuesday, February 4th as Brett and Chad discussed the importance of economic development and infrastructure improvements in the Elk River-Big Lake area among other issues.

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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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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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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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Matt starts today’s show speaking with Molly Beck of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about Wisconsin politics including Sean Duffy and Jim Sensenbrenner not running for reelection and the latest on the Foxxcon boondoggle.

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Brett Johnson was recently joined by Hamline University political science professor David Schultz. They discussed parallels on how the DFL is trying to drive young voter turnout in 2020 with legalizing recreational marijuana to what the DFL did in 2012 getting young voters to the polls to vote against the anti-marriage amendment. They also talked…

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Matt speaks with Curt Brown, author of Minnesota, 1918: When Flu, Fire, and War Ravaged the State. In 1918, Minnesota and its residents were confronted with a series of devastating events that put communities to the test, forcing them to persevere through untold hardship. First, as the nation immersed itself in the global conflict later…

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Matt speaks with Doug Hoverson, author of The Drink That Made Wisconsin Famous: Beer and Brewing in the Badger State. Few places on Earth are as identified with beer as Wisconsin, with good reason. Since its first commercial brewery was established in 1835, the state has seen more than 800 open and more than 650…

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