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Monday, April 11, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • The government shutdown debate - now what?
    For weeks, we've witnessed political gamesmanship, calculated compromise and finger pointing. As we start a new week, what fallout can we expect from all the partisan debates?9:06 a.m.
    Rep. Keith Ellison: (D) MN- 5th District
    Rep. Chip Cravaack: (R) MN- 8th District
    Marc Hetherington: Professor at Vanderbilt University and author of "Why Trust Matters: Declining Political Trust and the Demise of American Liberalism"
    Michael Shear: NY Times reporter
  • Why we love the 80s
    Nostalgia for the 1980s has become a major force in popular culture, but political columnist David Sirota says our current obsession with the 80s goes beyond entertainment. In his new book, he argues that 80s attitudes continue to shape our political and social dialogue.10:06 a.m.
    David Sirota: Nationally syndicated political columnist and radio host. His new book is "Back to Our Future." He joins us from Denver, Colorado.

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