“Twin Cities, we have a problem!” writes Jay Walljasper in the first of two MinnPost articles suggesting that the Minneapolis-St. Paul area has an identity crisis. Walljasper says that people do not think of Minneapolis-St. Paul as a fun, viable place to live, even though it tops some quality-of-life lists and is home to many Fortune Read more →
The Daily Circuit talked yesterday about the bond between humans and animals. Listeners called in with their pet stories and tweeted photos of their furry companions. Kerri also talked about her lovely dog, Dara. Below are some photos listeners shared with us. Thank you. These look like mighty fine friends. @KerriMPR This is Otis; Mastiff/Great Dane Read more →
“Some of my best encounters with our children are the ones they don’t know about,” writes Slate’s chief political correspondent John Dickerson on watching his children grow and change after going away to camp. Comparing his children’s experience to his own memories, Dickerson observes that he can take a look into their lives and behavior Read more →
Detroit native Ron Fournier reflects on his hometown’s bankruptcy in a piece for National Journal: “I love my hometown. And I hate what Detroit’s demise might bode for our country.” He goes on to cite inequality, poor leadership and inefficiencies as not just Detroit’s problems, but ones that belong to the country too: Wrenching economic Read more →
As the chatter continues through the political punditry and within the political parties, what advice or insight would you give parties and candidates regarding outreach and election strategy?
We’d especially like to hear from voters of color.
Jeanne Marie Laskas was on the show today talking about the jobs done in ‘Hidden America.’ Earlier this month, I was in Scranton, Pa. learning about coal miners.
We asked our roundtable guests what they’ve been reading lately.
Sometimes when I get sad about summer winding down, someone inevitably reminds me of all sorts of fantastic fall shows coming to the stages of the Twin Cities.
On our show today, we took your favorite summer 2012 songs. Here’s the list.