Minnesotans woke up to the stark news Sunday that Katherine Kersten wanted them to kill their dogs.The column in the Star Tribune's opinion section, titled "Put people before dogs," is a good study in how ideas rattle around the right-wing media machine and eventually get recycled in your Sunday opi ... More >>
Can't get enough of the LOL-worthy anti-gay marriage testimony offered up by the likes of MNGOP Sen. Dan Hall, pastor Mike Frey, and Strib columnist Katherine Kersten? Then we've got just the video for you.SEE ALSO: Marriage equality opponent's testimony about "ejaculation inside of a colon" is LOL- ... More >>
This week's feature chronicles the troubled history of TiZA, the controversial charter school blasted by conservative critics as the "Minnesota madrassa." TiZA began humbly, serving poor Somali immigrants in Inver Grove Heights. It grew into a media darling, and Congressman Keith Ellison enrolled h ... More >>
Katherine Kersten will decide if your child sees people of other races at school.Katherine Kersten, the conservative schoolmarm from the Star Tribune, has been appointed to a panel of 12 that will evaluate the use of state money to racially integrate schools.Considering Kersten's well-known anti- ... More >>
TiZA's 500-some students are moving on to other schools.Tarek ibn Ziyad Academy, the controversial charter school that ran afoul of the Minnesota Education Department and a new state law, is closing its doors permanently.TiZA's board voted Tuesday not to appeal the Education Department's decision ... More >>
Katherine Kersten wants to defend you from the truth.There are many falsehoods in today's latest loony epistle from conservative school marm Katherine Kersten, not least of which is the notion that enemies of gay marriage are the ones who need to fear intimidation--as if gays were trying to whip ... More >>
This is the face Katherine Kersten makes when she thinks about Sasha Grey having sex.Subscribers who read the Star Tribune opinion section Sunday might well have wondered if they'd been delivered the Yale Daily News by mistake.In a lengthy, sex-phobic screed, resident Republican schoolmarm Kather ... More >>
Photo: BennyLin0724It's the end of the road for Kersten's blogConservative scold Katherine Kersten, who lost her slot as a regular columnist at the Star Tribune last year and lately appears much less frequently as a Sunday op-ed writer for the newspaper, now finds her profile shrinking even f ... More >>
The former Green Party candidate is caught up in a gold scheme
The U's College of Education is trying to help soon-to-be teachers deal with the complexities of race, class, culture, and gender dynamics.
Michele Bachmann goes unchallenged as she calls herself a "lovable little fuzzball."
Plus: Kersten finds outlet in MinnPost
An ostensibly non-partisan website that publishes mostly liberal writers, it appears MinnPost is wearing the Kersten interview as a fig leaf of sorts.
Is it high-quality journalism to run an interview with a controversial columnist and not challenge her opinions?
Even the Star Tribune thought Kersten's column was incredibly stupid.
Bill O'Reilly recycled old news from a Star Tribune column, but even he sounds a little skeptical of the claim.
The Strib's Kersten takes issue with church vs. state—but only when it involves Islam
In a letter to a reader, Harte explains their decision to cut the Coleman and Kersten columns, saying their views ... More >>
Katherine Kersten unleashes gay panic in the Strib
After running out of old ladies to fire, the Star Tribune begins clipping the mentally handicapped
That teacher who made the news for coming out to his second-grade class? My son is in that class.
New Strib metro columnist Katherine Kersten grabs readers with riveting think tank prose