Policy and a Pint

Policy and a Pint


An after-work speaker series sponsored by The Current and The Citizen's League.

  • Kara McGuire, Host Steve Seel, and Richard ToddPolicy and a Pint: The Mortgage Meltdown
    Host Steve Seel talked with guests Richard Todd (from the Federal Reserve) and Star Tribune personal finance writer Kara McGuire about the current mortgage situation and what consumers need to know about it.May 15, 2008
  • Skyscrapers in Shanghai, ChinaPolicy and a Pint: The China Tradeoff
    China is rapidly emerging as a global "super-competitor," which will have a huge impact on our economy, our national security, and our quality of life right here in Minnesota. China's influence was the topic of a recent Policy and a Pint discussion, hosted by the Current's Steve Seel.July 10, 2008
  • Policy and a Pint : The Death of Environmentalism
    The Current and The Citizens League opened the 2007 season of Policy and a Pint with Michael Shellenberger, co-author of "Break Through." With Ted Nordhaus, Shellenberger stirred up controversy a few years ago when with an essay called "The Death of Environmentalism."October 18, 2007
  • Policy and a PintPolicy and a Pint: Elections 101
    We all know that politics and money "go together." The conventional wisdom says that it takes money to get elected.. But does more money always mean a better chance of winning?July 13, 2006
  • Comptroller General David WalkerPolicy and a Pint: Comptroller General David Walker
    David Walker has made it his mission to warn Americans about the perils of the national debt for future generations. He talked with Steve Seel and an audience of Citizen's League members and listeners to The Current about moral values, how great civilizations self-destruct and what we need to do to make sure that America thrives in the next century and beyond.April 18, 2007
  • Steve Parente and Chris FarrellPolicy and a Pint: Health Care Handcuffs
    On March 7, 2007 89.3 The Current and The Citizens League host "Policy and a Pint: Health Care Handcuffs" at the Varsity Theater. Steve Seel hosted and the guests were MPR's chief economic reporter Chris Farrell and economist Steve Parente.March 7, 2007
  • Policy and a Pint - The Future of Minnesota's Environment
    Steve Seel discusses personal environment decisions with Larry Baker, Senior Fellow at the University of Minnesota's Water Resources Center, Kristin Nelson, assistant professor for the Department of Forest Resources and Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, and John Curry, campaign director for the Minnesota Campaign for Conservation.April 20, 2006
  • Eating LocallyPolicy and a Pint: Think Globally, Eat Locally
    Want to fill your plate with food from our local farms? It's more complicated than we often realize. Join moderator host Steve Seel, food critic for Minnesota Monthly Dara Moskowitz-Grumdahl and Scott Pampuch, chef at the Corner Table in Minneapolis.May 8, 2009

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