Think Again MN Podcast




Michael Diedrich on Education MN2020

October 12, 2013

Michael Diedrich is a Master of Public Policy student at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs, where he is pursuing a concentration in education policy. He hopes to contribute to the development of a new mindset in Minnesota around education that emphasizes equity and reform beyond test-centered policies and “market-based” approaches.

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This podcast series is a project of Think Again MN. Recorded at Gardens of Salonica in NE Minneapolis. Production services provided by Minneapolis-based multimedia company LOCATION IMAGES.


Mike Tikkanen with Sam Ashkar – Invisible Children

June 8, 2013

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, schools, and neighborhoods because of poor public policy and the dysfunction of well- meaning people and institutions.

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Sherman Patterson – Youth Violence and Gun Control

April 13, 2013

Sherman Patterson is Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybaks Policy Aide for Public Safety and Civil Rights. Hear his comments and a lively discussion about challenges with youth violence and gun control.


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