John Moir

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2006

    The R.T. shuffle, continued

    Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak has continued his second-term shake-ups at City Hall by promoting his civil rights director.

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2006
  • News

    December 4, 2002

    Dancing as Fast as She Can

    Is the director of the Minneapolis Civil Rights department really doing anything?

  • News

    May 2, 2001
  • Books

    January 31, 2001

    White Heat

    Kenneth White and the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights take some more flak

  • News

    May 24, 2000

    Money Pit

    Ten years, $200 million, and one heck of a political headache: Minneapolisís grand plan for neighborhood revitalization enters the home stretch.

  • Books

    March 1, 2000

    Pass the Block

    With all the noise about Block E, one minor detail hasn't gotten much attention: The numbers

  • News

    February 23, 2000

    Theater of the Absurd

    When the Shubert inched down Hennepin Avenue a year ago, Minneapolis politicos promised a bright future for the historic theater. They didn't mention stingy legislators, taxpayer bailouts, or the specter of the wrecking ball.

  • Books

    September 8, 1999

    The Uncashed Cache

    What's a city to do when the checks--and balances--go bad?

  • Books

    September 2, 1998

    Greenbacks or Green Space?

    Brookfield's Block E plan is headed for the dumpster, but a new movement is afoot to turn downtown's saddest parking lot into a park

  • News

    February 25, 1998

    Kill the Messenger

    Minneapolis officials want a law to keep internal investigations secret--just in case.

  • News

    June 11, 1997

    Paranoid Delusions

    Minneapolis City Council members go to great lengths to keep meeting private so they can discuss... nothing?