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  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Democracy Now! reporters win settlement for arrests during 2008 Republican convention

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Minnesota job loss: Made in China

    Tim and Mary Pawlenty, happily signing away all your jobs.​First we learned Minnesota is taking all the jobs in America. Now we know that China is taking all of Minnesota's jobs. So, A minus B, minus China, times infinity... soon China will have every single job in America.Well, maybe it's not tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Panic On the Streets of London: 5 songs for the U.K.

    ​By all indications, this probably isn't a fun time to be living in England. The British Empire continues to crumble, the Big Society is a joke, the commoners remain in the vise grip of Royal Wedding Fever, and, well, bands of rioting youth are laying waste to the major cities, smashing and burnin ... More >>

  • News

    July 8, 2009

    Meet Bob Fletcher: Ramsey County's most controversial cop

    Ramsey County Sheriff fends off charges of cronyism

  • Calendar

    September 10, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 4, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 14, 2008

    Breakfast of Champions: 3/14

    Let the music play in Austin: we've got news and images from SXSW, with more on the way. Also, check out the top five stories, posts and slideshows of the week.

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2008
  • News

    December 20, 2006

    It Was Free Cuz I Stole It

    The year in unfair shares

  • Movies

    August 9, 2006

    The Rising Stone

    The director of 'JFK' was plotting his latest countermyth in 2001

  • News

    July 20, 2005

    The Hit Parade Revisited

    In an age of shrinking budgets, the city of Minneapolis is spending more money than ever to settle lawsuits against the MPD

  • News

    June 29, 2005

    My Summer of Love

    Minnesota filmmakers remember the warm-weather flicks that got them hot (or bothered)

  • Books

    October 27, 2004

    The Empire Strikes Back

    What do you do after writing the most popular leftist mindscrew of the decade? A sequel.

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2004
  • Movies

    October 6, 2004

    Yes, We Have No Bananas

    'The Yes Men' erects a golden phallus for free trade

  • News

    June 16, 2004

    Weathering the Storm

    MPD chief William McManus on his early tenure

  • Books

    March 17, 2004

    Servile Masses Arise, Arise!

    Novelist Robert Newman is ready to blow some shit up

  • Movies

    September 17, 2003

    The Doc Is In

    Nonfiction writes the prescription in Toronto

  • News

    November 27, 2002

    Spank the Donkey

    Why We Should All Give Up on the Democrats: A Polemical Essay

  • News

    October 30, 2002
  • Arts

    September 11, 2002

    I Can't Drive 55

    A new book uncovers the real story of the aggrieved Indians, earth first!ers, idealists, frauds, anarchists, lost souls, and free spirits who fought against highway 55

  • Music

    November 14, 2001

    Coup De Grâce

    The Political Message of the Coup's 'Party Music' Survives the Catastrophe in New York

  • Arts

    October 3, 2001

    The Wrath of Khan

    Jeune Lune turns Marco Polo into a carnival sideshow; Frank Theatre's tyrannical Arturo Ui is meaner than a Mongol horde

  • Arts

    September 5, 2001

    This is Hardcore

    It made less history than '77 punk. It sold fewer records than Nirvana. But the suburban rebellion of Eighties America found its own potent way to say no.

  • News

    July 4, 2001

    Bitter Pills

    The AIDS drug Ziagen has brought healthy windfalls to the University of Minnesota and GlaxoSmithKline. But it isn't doing anything at all for the millions who are dying of the disease in Africa.

  • Arts

    May 23, 2001

    The Plaisir Principle

    Or, Cannes 2001: How to love the movies without hating yourself

  • Movies

    May 16, 2001
  • Arts

    January 3, 2001

    The Year in Film

    What you see is (not) what you get: Twelve months of well-screened duds and rarely viewed wonders

  • Movies

    October 11, 2000
  • Books

    October 4, 2000

    Net Free Nader

    Political advertising of and for the underground

  • Arts

    September 27, 2000

    Fear of Music

    Can a local CD store with no CDs save record companies from free music?

  • Sports

    September 6, 2000

    Irrational Exuberance

    TNT'S Bull deals in raw enthusiasm for the new finance economy. Why is it such a hard sell?

  • Books

    August 30, 2000

    River Rats

    St. Paul hosts the alternative hobo convention

  • Books

    August 2, 2000

    WTO Smackdown

    Reporters, police, and protesters dream Seattle's nightmare

  • News

    July 19, 2000
  • Music

    June 21, 2000
  • Books

    June 21, 2000

    Know Your Enemy

    The Minneapolis Police Department wants to make wearing a gas mask
    a crime

  • Arts

    May 31, 2000

    Eastern Standard Time

    While Western art cinema draws the flashbulbs at Cannes, contemplative works from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong leave the festival glowing in klieg lights from the East

  • News

    January 5, 2000

    When you wish upon a city

    If you could wave your magic wand and make one improvement to the Twin Cities, what would it be?

  • Sports

    December 15, 1999


    A bio-doc looks at the punks who changed the complexion of white rock

  • Books

    December 15, 1999

    Westward Ho!

    Marches, music, and Mace: A street-level account of the WTO debacle

  • Music

    December 1, 1999

    Love the Machine You're With

    Does Rage stir the revolution--or provide the soundtrack for the next white riot?

  • Books

    June 17, 1998
  • Feature

    September 10, 1997

    His and Hers

    A sweetheart deal on the importation of Chinese cotton towels is worth millions to the wife of White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles.

  • News

    July 10, 1996
  • News

    June 26, 1996

    Atun Alba:

    Cocaine, Tuna, and Free Trade