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FREE SPEECH ZONE | The worst political video of 2012

Minnesota Progressive Project co-founder Eric Pusey (one of the nation's top scolds of right wing and Tea Party misceif) reviews what he claims is the worst political video of the current election

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FREE SPEECH ZONE | The Marriage Amendment: Time Turning Around

When I read of Archbishop John Nienstedt's letter to Minnesota parishioners, urging them to donate toward the “Protection of Marriage” amendment, I experienced a sense of time turning around.

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FREE SPEECH ZONE | Why didn’t reviewer describe child abuse in "Beasts of the Southern Wild"?

Amy Russell (Photo courtesy of Amy Russell)

Would you find a movie entertaining in which a father repeatedly struck and screamed at his six-year -old daughter? Probably not.

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Derek Davis—painting nature’s moods

Whether painting a scene of early morning, midday or twilight, Derek Davis tries to capture nature’s elusive qualities.

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FREE SPEECH ZONE | Mentors Needed at the U

The College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) is recruiting alumni and industry professionals to serve as mentors to its students during the upcoming school year.

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FREE SPEECH ZONE | Rep. Cravaack's Bill Set to Destroy the North Woods

HR 5544, the Minnesota Education Investment and Employment Act, was introduced by 8th District Representative Chip Cravaack to authorize the exchange of an undetermined number of ac

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FREE SPEECH ZONE | From Cultural Conflict To Regional War in Minnesota (1862)

Photos By: 
Rico Morales

The artist, Scott Seekins, at the Minneapolis Central Library.

On a beautiful and sunny Saturday afternoon on September 15th, the Minneapolis Central Library invited artist and historian Scott Seekins to display and discuss his latest work in response to cultu

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