Presidential candidate Rick Santorum called President Obama a "snob" for encouraging all Americans to go to college. Is this part of a larger trend toward GOP anti-intellectualism and what's the impact?Read more ›
Studies show that if litigants or members of the public perceived that the courts provided fair treatment, they had a more positive attitude toward the court system as a whole. What issues affect fairness and what's being done to overcome them?Read more ›
We'll discuss the protests over the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, life sentences for juveniles, and if it's right for employers to ask job candidates for their Facebook passwords.Read more ›
Author interviews, book picks, and lists
Kerri Miller joined MPR News in June 2004 as host of MPR's News' Midmorning and Talking Volumes. Before that she was an award-winning television reporter for KARE 11. She has been a radio and television news reporter since 1981.
Tom Weber has reported on K12 education and served as a general assignment reporter since joining MPR News in 2008. He was a news anchor and reporter for KWMU in St. Louis for more than five years. His reporting has aired on national radio programs, including "Morning Edition" and "Marketplace."
Stephanie Curtis has produced events, daily news shows, documentaries, conferences and call-ins for MPR News. She also was among the pioneering producers who launched The Current. You can hear her discuss movies every Thursday on The Cube Critics.