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Universal Basic Income: The way of the future of a work-crippling safety net?

7/19/2018
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Host Chris Farrell talked about all these aspects of universal basic income with two guests. Michael Howard, a philosophy professor at the University of Maine who has done extensive research on universal basic income. And 47th Ward Alderman Ameya Pawar who has worked to bring universal income to Chicago.

Duration:00:51:10

Can you move to rural Minnesota and thrive economically?

7/18/2018
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MPR host Chris Farrell spoke to Joan Goldstein the commissioner for Economic Development in Vermont about their scheme to attract new business to rural areas of Vermont by paying up to $10,000 to move there. Farrell also spoke to Ben Winchester, research fellow, Extension Center for Community Vitality at University of Minnesota.

Duration:00:49:28

Co-parenting after divorce

7/17/2018
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So many things are difficult about divorce. But how do you figure out co-parenting after a break up? And how do you remind your kids that the family still exists, despite taking on a new shape? MPR News host Kerri Miller spoke with Christine Hammond, licensed mental health counselor, and Amy Baker, parental alienation author and expert, about the best strategies for raising children with a former spouse.

Duration:00:50:01

Political Junkie talks Trump and NATO

7/16/2018
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MPR News host Kerri Miller talked to Political Junkie Ken Rudin for his take on the politics of President Trump's visit to Europe and the UK.

Duration:00:15:32

What's at stake in Trump's meeting with Putin?

7/16/2018
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MPR News host Kerri Miller spoke with two experts to preview the meeting between Putin and Trump in Helsinki, Finland. Guest 1: Molly McKew - foreign policy and strategy consultant Guest 2: Chris Preble - Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy studies at the Cato Institute

Duration:00:34:36

Counter Stories : Should people of color have to prove they are American

7/12/2018
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Counter Stories is MPR's ongoing conversation by people of color for people of color and everybody else. This week, the team talks about what it means to be American

Duration:00:46:24

What's behind the blowback on breast-feeding?

7/11/2018
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President Trump is disputing a New York Times report on his administration's quibble with the World Health Organization. The report alleges that U.S. officials wanted to tone down the language on a breastfeeding resolution. Michele Barry, Stanford University's senior associate dean for global health, joined MPR News host Kerri Miller for a conversation on how messaging from the WHO and the U.S. government impacts public health.

Duration:00:10:36

Are Democrats doing enough to reach rural voters?

7/10/2018
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MPR host Kerri Miller talked about the struggle of the Democratic Party to win campaigns in rural areas.

Duration:00:50:06

Family of Thurman Blevins demands action

7/9/2018
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Community activists and family members of a man killed by Minneapolis police said Monday he wasn't a threat when he was shot and called on the officers involved to face criminal charges.

Duration:00:04:45

Robin Diangelo on why it's so hard for white people to talk about racism

7/5/2018
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MPR host Kerri Miller spoke to Robin Diangelo, author of "White Fragility: Why It's So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism".

Duration:00:50:40

Finding "A Little Piece of Light" after incarceration

7/4/2018
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At 19, Donna Hylton was sentenced to 25 years-to-life imprisonment for kidnapping and second-degree murder. MPR Host Kerri Miller talks to Donna Hylton, author of "A Little Piece of Light," about how her life behind bars at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility led her on a path to becoming a leading advocate for criminal justice reform.

Duration:00:52:07

Political Junkie on the Supreme Court

7/3/2018
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Last Wednesday, Justice Anthony Kennedy shocked the nation when he announced his retirement from the Supreme Court, giving President Trump the power to appoint a new justice. What does it mean for the highest court in the nation to lose its swing vote? Does this guarantee a conservative majority for years to come? How might Democrats try to block the appointment of a hard line conservative? Political Junkie Ken Rudin joined MPR host Kerri Miller for a conversation on the future of the court.

Duration:00:16:57

The state of Wisconsin's politics

7/2/2018
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MPR News with Kerri Miller talks about the state of Wisconsin's politics.

Duration:00:32:03

Elder care abuse across Minnesota

6/28/2018
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Elder care abuse across Minnesota

Duration:00:42:52

Archbishop: Parishes aren't on hook to help fund bankruptcy settlement

6/27/2018
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In an interview with MPR News host Kerri Miller Archbishop Bernard Hebda addressed a proposed $210 million settlement fund for victims of clergy sexual abuse, efforts to prevent future abuse and the path forward for the Twin Cities archdiocese. He also answered calls from concerned parishioners.

Duration:00:37:54

How Muslim Americans are responding to the Supreme Court's travel ban ruling

6/26/2018
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On Tuesday, the Supreme Court upheld President Trump's "travel ban" which prevented nearly all travelers from five mostly Muslim countries. MPR News host Kerri Miller spoke to Jaylani Hussein, executive director of CAIR-MN, about how Muslim Americans responded to the news.

Duration:00:12:56

Supreme Court upholds Trump's travel ban

6/26/2018
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Mitchell Hamline School of Law professor John Radsan was in studio with MPR News host Kerri Miller. Originally, the conversation was about Gina Haspel taking over the helm of the CIA. But as soon as the ruling came down, Radsan pivoted to address the news.

Duration:00:49:11

The Political Junkie on the impact of Trump's 'zero tolerance' policy so far

6/25/2018
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Ken Rudin joined host Stephanie Curtis to talk about the latest in immigration policy.

Duration:00:14:05

Harassment at work: What employees can do and what employers should do

6/21/2018
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MPR News host Kerri Miller talked harassment and change eight months into #MeToo with Robert Sutton, a Stanford professor of Organizational Behavoir, and Danielle Paquette, a Washington Post reporter focusing on national labor issues.

Duration:00:43:34

Is President Trump remaking the Republican Party in his own image?

6/20/2018
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MPR News Host Kerri Miller asked Jennifer Carnahan, the Minnesota state chair for the GOP, and Russell Berman, a staff writer at the Atlantic, about what Minnesotans think of having President Trump at the helm of the Republican Party and how will those feelings affect the midterms in the fall.

Duration:00:51:05