A tuition increase at the University of Minnesota, how China rolls and why the U.S. can’t do much about it, the most surprising unemployment statistic of the day, and can any of the contractors in Afghanistan be trusted?
These are the weighty issues on today’s news conversation with Mary Lucia of The Current. Many issues considered. None solved.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.