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Monday, May 16, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Minnesota State CapitolCountdown to a Budget: The Democrats solution
    The Minnesota Legislative session is in its final days. But how will lawmakers solve the state's $5 billion deficit? Two DFL leaders join Midmorning to share their ideas.9:06 a.m.
    Sen. Tom Bakk: (DFL-Cook) Senate Minority Leader and member of the Rules and Administration and Taxes committees.
    Rep. Paul Thissen: (DFL-Minneapolis) House Minority Leader and member of the Rules and Legislative Administration committee.
  • GuitarsSongs about me: narcissism in popular music
    A recent analysis of the last three decades of hit song lyrics shows a trend in recent years toward narcissism and hostility in popular music. Is today's popular music indicative of increasing self-absorption, or is defining a generation by the Billboard charts a bit of a stretch?10:06 a.m.
    Jean Twenge: Professor of psychology at San Diego State University and co-author of "The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement."
    Tom Moon: Music critic and contributor to NPR's All Things Considered. He's the author of "1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die."

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