FYI Politics with Brett Johnson
Weekdays 2-3 PM
Join Brett Johnson weekdays from 2-3 PM for a Minnesota political news talk show that covers more than just presidential politics. While the show will chronicle some of the underreported national news stories, Brett puts an extra emphasis on state and local government in Minnesota. It’s an area of that often gets little attention in the news cycle despite having a far bigger impact on your day-to-day life than what happens in Washington. So each day Brett will speak with journalists, political analysts, activists and politicians as we discuss how government affects you.
Ricardo Levins Morales of MPD150 joins the show for an extended interview.
The conversation continues on defunding police.
A live news conference with Minnesota state officials updating on the death of George Floyd.
Discussion of the media portrayals of the protests surrounding George Floyd’s death.
Top state officials speak at a press conference about the death of George Floyd; Brett discusses the protests and reaction by MPD toward them, and Mark from Fridley brings his own insights from training – stating he was in the same training unit as Bob Kroll.
Reaction to the MPD killing of George Floyd.
Brett debuts a new segment, “Good Idea, Bad Idea” investigating the pros and cons of various proposals.