If you bought a house in Minnesota in the past two years, a real estate watchdog group says you might have overpaid. Consumer Advocates in American Real Estate -- a non-profit that monitors the housing market -- says Minnesota home buyers have collectively spent more than $63 million in needless f ... More >>
Michele Bachmann: "Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Can someone help me find my office?"Michele Bachmann used to be a United States Congresslady, at least that's what her official presidential biography claims. In fact, if you invoke the ancient rules of the House of Representatives, Bachmann is technical ... More >>
That Nicole Salazar videotaped her arrest is both fortunate and unfortunate.It's fortunate because that same tape just helped Salazar, a producer for the Democracy Now! news show, and two other journalists win a settlement in their lawsuit against the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul for bad po ... More >>
What Would Comprehensive Immigration Reform Look Like If the Feds Got Off Their Duffs?
A recent challenge has been made to laws in Lake Elmo forbidding farmers from selling products grown outside of the city.
That U.S. Senate filibuster-proof majority we were all hopelessly dreaming of (or completely dreading)? Not happening.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has released an attack ad against Al Franken, who was publicly critical of the organiz ... More >>
Is Gov. Tim Pawlenty's change of heart politically motivated?
John Weeks is what some people might call an obsessive. Over the past two years, he has spent weeks at a time traveling alongside the Mississippi River, photographing more than 300 of the bridges that span that mighty body of water, from Itasca to New Orleans.
Pork, sugar, and other political commodities With theories on free trade and protectionism spanning the ideological spectrum (and creating some of the strangest political bedfellows in history), it's a pretty sure bet no member of Congress relishes an upcoming vote on a trade pact. Especially not ... More >>
Sen. Norm Coleman does an about-face on a bill that will hurt Minnesota farmers
'The Yes Men' erects a golden phallus for free trade
Reporters, police, and protesters dream Seattle's nightmare
The Minneapolis Police Department wants to make wearing a gas mask
Marches, music, and Mace: A street-level account of the WTO debacle
By interfering with the Teamsters, a union only just emerging from a scabrous history of institutionalized malfeasance, the Clintonoids displayed their utter contempt for union democracy and for the labor movement itself.
Bill Clinton's Indonesian connection brought him campaign cash in exchange for influence--and continued inaction on the country's notorious human rights abuses.
Cocaine, Tuna, and Free Trade
Clinton's Love Affair with a Deadly Gas
The Giant Sucking Sound Revisited