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Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • A new face for America
    Recent census numbers show that ethnic minorities in the United States will represent more than half of the country by the year 2050. Midmorning speaks with two futurists on how these changing demographics will impact American communities.9:06 a.m.
    Joel Kotkin: Author of "The City: A Global History" and a presidential fellow at the Hobbs Institute at Chapman University.
    Mark Mather: Associate vice president for domestic programs at the Population Reference Bureau.
    Andrew Zolli: Researcher, futurist and curator and Executive Director of the Pop!Tech Conference, a thought leadership forum and social innovation network. He also contributes to Popular Science magazine and public radio's Marketplace.
  • The new philanthropy
    The leaders of two large foundations serving Minnesota talk about how charitable giving has changed. Both the presidents of the McKnight and Bush foundations say the needs keep growing, but they have different ways of dealing with society's ills.10:06 a.m.
    Kathryn Wolford: President of the McKnight Foundation.
    Peter Hutchinson: President of the Bush Foundation.

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