Inside the Daily Planet, 9/18/07


Pro-Peace, Pro-Occupation and Confrontation at Norm Coleman’s doorstep by Mike McIntee, Inside Minnesota Politics This weekend hundreds of people marched to the State Capitol building to call for an end to the occupation in Iraq. U names Catherine Squires professor of journalism, diversity and equality by Natalie Johnson, Insight News Catherine Squires has focused work on the politics of culture and media. Three Hmong men missing in Laos by Angela Vaaler, KFAI Three Hmong men from St. Paul have been missing in Laos since August 25. NEW IN VOICES Growing wage gap at U of M causes real hardship by State Senator John Marty, Workday Minnesota “I’m not trying to live in the lap of luxury; I’m just trying to get by. My family has had some medical issues and now we are losing our home in December.” — a 33-year employee of the University of Minnesota Translation, please? by Eric Black, Minnesota Monitor Translation of key excerpts from President Bush’s Thursday night speech NEW IN BLOGS Deadly missiles: not as sexy as Britney by James Clay Fuller, Rants & Ruminations Have we ever before seen a major news event disappear from public view so completely and so quickly? Or a story with such potential significance so widely ignored and minimized?