AM950 Best of Interviews

AM950 Best of Interviews

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JT Haines of the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy

Brett speaks with JT Haines, Northern Minnesota Advocate at the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy. They talk about the latest legal proceedings regarding Polymet and the IRRRB approving money for a new water near Mahnomen and Brookston (and how pro-mining forces were against it).

Dena Hughes of United Steelworkers Local 9460

Brett Johnson spoke with Dena Hughes, President of United Steelworkers Local 9460 about how hundreds of healthcare members in her union have been laid off by Essentia Health in Northern Minnesota. They discussed the impact on workers and how Essentia is going through with these layoffs despite taking in government bailout money.

Jeff Stein (Matt McNeil Show) – June 17, 2020

Ricardo Levins Morales of MPD150

Brett Johnson speaks with Ricardo Levins Morales of MPD150, a group that recently did a thorough examination of the 150 year history of the Minneapolis Police Department. They discusses how many of the same reforms being proposed today have been tried in the past without success and how Minneapolis could move forward without a police…

Ian Millhiser and How the Supreme Court Enabled Police to Use Deadly Chokeholds

Brett speaks with Ian Millhiser of VOX about a recent piece he wrote about how the Supreme Court enabled police to use deadly choke holds. They also talk about the difficulty of recovering damages in civil cases against police officers who engage in misconduct.

Jack Rice (Matt McNeil Show – 06.04.2020)

Jeff Stein (Matt McNeil Show – 06.03.2020)

Jack Rice (Matt McNeil Show – May 28, 2020)

Reed Perkins (Matt McNeil Show – May 26, 2020)

Jeff Stein (Matt McNeil Show – 05.20.2020)