Stone Arch Podcasts
Sherman Patterson, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak’s Policy Aide for Public Safety and Civil Rights, speaks on the challenges of youth violence and the city's position on gun control.
Listen to the Podcast from iDream TV. It was recorded on April 12, 2013, at Gardens of Salonica in NE Minneapolis.
Mike Tikkanen is a leading author and speaker for generating awareness, exposing facts that many are afraid, or unable to bring to the attention of the American public.
Working with abused and neglected children as a volunteer county guardian ad-litem, Mike speaks directly about the financial and physical disaster happening daily to children,
Michael Diedrich from MN2020 spoke to the Stone Arch discussion group on October 14, 2013. He talked about educational equity in Minnesota schools. He has written extensively for MN2020's Hindsight blog on education and achievement.
Diedrich, born and raised in Rochester, spent two years teaching English at Brooklyn Center High School as a Teach For America corps member. Seeing in his students and colleagues the negative consequences of No Child Left Behind, narrow definitions of achievement, and a punitive attitude towards schools and teachers, Michael shifted his focus to the broader educational system.
Click on the speakers' names to listen to the podcasts.
|Peter Mclaughlin -Hennepin County CommissionerHennepin County’s current political climate|
|David Schultz Political Commentator and Professor in the graduate school of management at Hamline UniversityCorporate Money in Politics|
|Eric Pusey Co-founder of MN Progressive Project and BloggerAn Election Post-Game from Eric Pusey|
|Mike Christenson Director, Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED)Economic Development in Minneapolis|
|Dane Smith President, Growth & JusticeMaking Minnesota Prosperous and Fair|
|Chris Mitchell Director, Institute for Local Self-Reliances Telecommunications as Commons Project and author of muninetworks.orgNet Neutrality|
|Eric Black Senior Writer, MinnPostUnallotments, the MN Supreme Court, and other topics|
|Ron Wacks CEO of Microbusiness StrategiesJobs, Jobs, Jobs: A Prescription for Economic Recovery? NO!|
|Pam Costain and Chris Stewart Minneapolis School Board Insights and challenges of serving on the Minneapolis School Board|
|John Gunyou City Manager of MinnetonkaFacing Our Fiscal Challenges|
|Diane Hofstede -Third Ward Council Member, City of Minneapolis
Cordelia Pierson interim Executive Director, Minneapolis Riverfront�CorporationThe Mighty Mississippi
|Charles Carlson Facilities Planner for Metro TransitTransit Talk|
|David Gee Editor of Minnesota Business MagazineThe Minnesota Economy|
|Representative Diane Loeffler State House of RepresentativesTaxes in Minnesota|
|Iric Nathanson authorMinneapolis in the 20th Century (Stone Arch Discussion Group)|
|John Kaul of Capital Gains, Inc.A Progressive Lobbyists Preview of the 2010 Legislative Session|