Access Minnesota

Access Minnesota is a weekly public affairs radio and television show featuring noted academics, authors, politicians and business leaders engaging in common sense conversations about compelling and relevant issues in the state of Minnesota, across the nation, and around the globe.


Racial Disparities in MN

For the week of May 15, 2016 A recent Star Tribune poll shows Minnesotans are divided along racial lines in[…]

The Legacy of Prince

For the week of May 8, 2016 As Minnesotans continue to mourn the death of Prince, we discuss his legacy[…]

Transgender Politics

For the week of April 24, 2016 We discuss transgender and gender non-conforming rights and the rise of “bathroom bills”[…]

MN’s Prison Population

For the week of April 17, 2016 An increase in Minnesota’s prison population has resulted in over-crowded prisons and less[…]



  • 18
    Heading Towards the RNC and DNC
  • 11
    Racial Disparities in MN
  • 04
    The Legacy of Prince


  • 27
    Minnesota Rock N Roll in the 60s
  • 20
    Transgender Politics
  • 13
    MN’s Prison Population
  • 06
    The End of Minneapolis’s Skid Row


  • 30
    Severe Weather 2016
  • 23
    Protecting Military Interpreters in Iraq and Afghanistan
  • 16
    Climate Change Initiatives and the Supreme Court
  • 09
    2016 MN State Legislature
  • 02
    Center for Victims of Torture