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Brothers’ Keeper

Asad Zaman, an imam and cofounder of the Muslim American Society, advocates for integration—up to a point.

Toward the Next Standard

Bricks and mortar, voices and vision: Minnesota Public Radio designed its new St. Paul headquarters to be an ideal space for creating programming that touches hearts and minds.

The People’s Wonk

Will Peter Hutchinson’s run for governor be the last hurrah for the Independence Party? Can a self-styled wonk deliver Minnesota politics from the purgatory of partisan gridlock? And what’s the deal with the canoe, anyway?

Of Human Capital

The Minneapolis Fed’s Art Rolnick believes investing in kids pays off. In fact, he’s done the math.

Honeydogs’ Life

Their mastery of music stands in direct, inverse proportion to their commercial success. Yet the Honeydogs, formed in 1994, have soldiered on, committed to their sound and to staying local, even as their peers—the Replacements, Hüsker Dü—have gotten the glory. Will the ’dogs’ next recording finally bring them their due?

Q&A with State Legislators Geoff Michel and Joe Atkins

State senator Geoff Michel (R-Edina) and representative Joe Atkins (DFL–Inver Grove Heights) had a shared thought one day over breakfast. (It’s true! A Democrat and a Republican broke bread together!) To wit: in the...

Will the Center Hold?

Many credit the Center of the American Experiment with catalyzing Minnesota’s conservative shift. But after a dramatic shakeup, can it maintain its influence?