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  1. Mayorapolis: Tom Hoch — The Theater of Public Policy

    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.

    http://t2p2.net/mayorapolis/2017/8/18/mayorapolis-tom-hoch

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  2. Mayorapolis: Aswar Rahman — The Theater of Public Policy

    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.

    http://t2p2.net/mayorapolis/2017/8/18/mayorapolis-aswar-rahman

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  3. Mayorapolis: Jacob Frey — The Theater of Public Policy

    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.

    http://t2p2.net/mayorapolis/2017/8/18/mayorapolis-jacob-frey

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  4. Mayorapolis: Raymond Dehn — The Theater of Public Policy

    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. 

    http://t2p2.net/mayorapolis/2017/8/21/mayorapolis-raymond-dehn

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  5. Mayorapolis: Nekima Levy-Pounds — The Theater of Public Policy

    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. 

    http://t2p2.net/mayorapolis/2017/8/21/mayorapolis-nekima-levy-pounds

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  6. Mayorapolis: Betsy Hodges — The Theater of Public Policy

    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.

    http://t2p2.net/mayorapolis/2017/8/21/mayorapolis-betsy-hodges

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  7. We Are in the Future | This American Life

    Afrofuturism is a way of looking at black culture that’s fantastic, creative, and oddly hopeful.

    https://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/623/we-are-in-the-future

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  8. #WNBARoadTrip Leg 1- Phoenix

    Steve, Logan, and Kyle recap their insane road trip to watch the Phoenix Mercury play the Seattle Storm. Jason hosts as the guys discuss jerseys, bobbleheads, and *NSYNC. Watch for the Leg 2 episode to be released after the guys road trip up to Seattle.

    http://thisisimportant.libsyn.com/wnbaroadtrip-leg-1-phoenix

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  9. What’s Going On With White Supremacy? | On Point

    White supremacists think they have a president who understands them. We dig deep into the supremacist movement in America today.

    http://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2017/08/17/whats-going-on-with-white-supremacy

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  10. Minnesotans react to Charlottesville rally | Minnesota Public Radio News

    Violence over the weekend sparked nationwide reaction. Hear what local leaders have to say about the white supremacist rally in Virginia and President Trump’s reaction.

    https://www.mprnews.org/story/2017/08/14/minnesotan-reactions-to-charlottesville

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