In this episode, Peter speaks with Dave Berri, a Professor of Economics at Southern Utah University at Southern Utah University. He’s also the lead author of two revolutionary sports analytics book…
Hi, I am Ijeoma Oluo, and I am a mixed race black woman who was raised by a white mother in this very white city. I have a Ph.D. in whiteness, and I was
White men dominate elected position in America. It has been proven time and time again that the vast majority of elected bodies do not demographically represent their constituents.
Shannon Watson from Definitely Someday joins us to talk about how elected officials and communities can elect more women, minorities, and young people to office.
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Women have to be asked 4 to 7 times before they finally do.
Look for unsung heroes in your community.
Nobody has time. If this is important enough to you, you make time.
If you have a race with where a minority woman can win, the best thing you can do is not run against them.
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We’re interviewing all the major candidates for Mayor in Minneapolis so you don’t have to!Tom Hoch – A lifelong resident of Minneapolis, Hoch served as president of the Hennepin Theater Trust until 2016. He is also a past board chair of the Minneapolis Downtown Council and Downtown Improvement District.We asked Hoch about how his aim to raise Minneapolis’s national profile, his proposal to increase arrest rates for violent crimes by 10%, and what he’d tell neighborhood organizations about up-zoning and more density.
We’re interviewing all the major candidates for Mayor in Minneapolis so you don’t have to!Aswar Rahman – At just 23 years old, filmmaker and entrepreneur Aswar Rahman is the youngest candidate for Minneapolis mayor. His passion and detailed positions on a wide range of policy issues has won him consideration among a field of well-seasoned contenders.We talked with Rahman about the city budget, how he’d use the authority of mayor in regard to hiring and firing of police officers, and whether he’d defend a city minimum wage increase he’s long opposed.
We’re interviewing all the major candidates for Mayor in Minneapolis so you don’t have to!Jacob Frey – Council member Jacob Frey is finishing his first term representing Ward 3 in Minneapolis. He began his career as a professional runner, competing for the USA in the Pan American Games. He moved to Minneapolis, began a law career Faegre & Benson (now Faegre Baker Daniels) and then Halunen & Associates.Our talk with Frey covered his plans to bring more affordable housing to every part of the city, how he would like to reform police training in the city, and how we could build a moat of parking lots around the city.
We’re interviewing all the major candidates for Mayor in Minneapolis so you don’t have to! Raymond Dehn – Representative Raymond Dehn is in his third term Minnesota House. He represents District 59B which includes parts of Downtown and North Minneapolis. He is trained as and worked for many years as an architect.Our conversation with Dehn covered his proposals for increasing affordable housing options in the city, elaborating on his statements about de-militarizing the police, and whether or not listeners of this podcast should get two votes.
We’re interviewing all the major candidates for Mayor in Minneapolis so you don’t have to!Nekima Levy-Pounds – A former law professor, civil rights attorney, and blogger, Nekima Levy-Pounds has been working for social and racial justice in Minnesota and beyond for years. She also previously served as the president of the Minneapolis NAACP.The conversation with Levy-Pounds touched on how her approach to engaging and convening citizens would differ from previous mayors, how she would aim to shrink or close the wealth and opportunity gaps in the city, and her views on hand-holding.
We’re interviewing all the major candidates for Mayor in Minneapolis so you don’t have to!Betsy Hodges – Incumbent mayor Betsy Hodges is running for a second term leading Minneapolis. Before being elected mayor in 2013, she served as council woman for Ward 13.We talked with Hodges about the “Complete Streets” policy adopted during her first term, what she learned from the protest and occupation of the 4th Precinct, and the importance of making conversation with toddlers.
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