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  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Keith Ellison: "Really disappointing" Apple won't pay more taxes than it legally owes [VIDEO]

    During a congressional hearing last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook came under fire for keeping more than $100 billion of the company's money overseas in order to avoid paying American taxes.SEE ALSO: Republicans sound the trumpet as Obamacare contributes to St. Jude's Minnesota layoffsCongress members did ... More >>

  • News

    October 10, 2012

    The 10 Most Corrupt Tax Loopholes

    If Mitt Romney won't tell you which ones need to be closed, we will

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Mark Mallman tour diary, Vol. 7

    ‚ÄčA millionaire friend once told me, "Mallman, you have two options in this world: crazy busy or dead poor." I corrected him: "Try the music business, you'll be both." 

  • News

    March 25, 2009

    The T. Boone Pickens alt-energy show rolls across America

    Pickens Plan focuses on using more wind power and natural gas

  • Columns

    March 19, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 21, 2008
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    August 30, 2006
  • News

    March 29, 2006

    When Good Science is Bad Politics

    A troublesome family of synthetic chemicals called PFCs—many of them produced in Minnesota—is turning up in the bodies of people and animals worldwide. So why did the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency force its leading PFC researcher, Dr. F

  • News

    July 13, 2005

    Arrested Development

    How Minnesota philanthropist and developer Henry McKnight's utopian vision of suburbia became a blueprint for modern exurban nightmares

  • News

    March 23, 2005

    The Undoing of America

    Gore Vidal on war for oil, politics-free elections, and the late, great U.S. Constitution.

  • Books

    August 2, 2000

    WTO Smackdown

    Reporters, police, and protesters dream Seattle's nightmare

  • Arts

    January 26, 2000

    Skirts Ahoy!

    How the master of cheesecake art lifted a dress and uncovered an American madonna

  • News

    December 8, 1999

    Hot Enough For Ya?

    Back when no one believed in global climate change, local meteorologist Bruce Watson sounded the alarm. Now that everybody's predicting disaster, he's bucking the trend again.

  • Arts

    September 23, 1998

    Odd Man Out

    Meet piano man Mark Mallman: part shut-in, part showman

  • News

    February 25, 1998


    How a Minneapolis consulting trio discovered the "iconogasm," and other tales from the trendspotting business.

  • Feature

    January 21, 1998

    Welfare Cheats

    Vermont Rep. Bernie Sanders nailed it the other day when he said: "The major banks have made huge sums of money in Asia, and now their loans are turning sour. Well, that's what free enterprise is about--sometimes you win, and sometimes you lose."

  • Feature

    October 15, 1997

    TV is [Expletive Deleted]

    "Prabruabalohbahbruoh": T.V. reformer Bill Cosby shakes his pudding pop for a room of admiring Lutherans.