AM950 Best of Interviews

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Julian E. Zelizer on His New Book: Burning Down the House

Brett Johnson recently spoke with author and Princeton history professor Julian E. Zelizer about his new book, Burning Down the House: Newt Gingrich, the Fall of a Speaker, and the Rise of the New Republican Party.

John Peters (Matt McNeil Show – July 14 2020)

Antone Melton Meaux (FYI Politics 7/10/20)

Brett Johnson recently spoke to Antone Melton Meaux, who is challenging current rep. Ilhan Omar for the DFL nomination in CD5.

Bill Corbett – Matt McNeil Show, June 10, 2020

David Pepper (Matt McNeil Show – July 9, 2020)

John Hoffman (Matt McNeil Show, June 7, 2020)

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…