I walk into the 11:00 a.m. press conference at the Green Party's National Annual Meeting - one of the political party's biggest events of the year - and I'm a little confused. I'm normally accustomed to big rooms for these kinds of events, with chairs lined with journalists, jostling to get the best ... More >>
The Star Tribune's anointed choice.After telegraphing the move for months, the Star Tribune's editorial board has weighed in on the governor's race, plastering the front page of its Sunday Opinion section with an endorsement for Tom Horner.Endorsing the candidate still polling a distant third pla ... More >>
Gimme Noise offers fair and balanced suggestions for presidential victory songs.
Union votes on whether to dump its embattled publisher
Doc reopens the Nader debate: Is it his fault?
You say the news out of Beirut and Baghdad isn't good? How about a poem?
With the DFL endorsement of Keith Ellison to run for Martin Sabo's congressional post, the race itself would seem to be a foregone conclusion. But is it?
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Patti Smith nominates Ralph Nader; Penelope Houston stumps for Howard Dean; Liz Phair endorses copulating barbies
After a terrible November 5, Minnesota's forgotten "major" party retools
Minnesota's DFL Courts The Greens--Sort Of
Reading Radiohead's abstract Amnesiac backwards and forwards
From escapist entertainment to aesthetic ecstasy: Twenty-nine writers script valentines to twelve months of culture
In the independent hip hop of DefJux, New York's old b-boys meet the sons they never knew they had
The aura of democracy, the smell of cheap booze
Don't look now, but apathy is anathema
No one's giving much thought to Ralph Nader's running mate. But it has never been a good idea to underestimate Winona LaDuke.
Political advertising of and for the underground
From West Bank radical to White House insider, he's remained the most powerful man you've never heard of.
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."
Dumb and DOMA
A conversation about the far-from-settled presidential field.
The Giant Sucking Sound Revisited