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.


Consumer Protection

Congress has voted to abolish a controversial rule proposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that would have enabled consumers[…]

Self-driving Vehicles

Driverless vehicle technology is poised to revolutionize the transportation industry. But how will we ensure that all Minnesotans can benefit[…]

The Environmental Impact of Corn

Feed corn is the nation’s most widely grown crop, but some environmentalists are concerned about the impact of the corn’s[…]

The Apocalypse!

The apocalypse has been imagined by people for at least two-and-a-half millennia. Why do we have an ongoing fascination with[…]



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    Consumer Protection
  • 08
    Self-driving Vehicles
  • 01
    The Environmental Impact of Corn


  • 25
    The Apocalypse!
  • 19
    Immigration Policies and MN Communities
  • 12
    2017 Twin Cities Mayoral Races
  • 05
    Politics in Sports


  • 28
    Ujamaa Place
  • 21
    The Rise of Anti-Intellectualism
  • 14
    DACA in MN
  • 07
    Politics on a Stick: Recorded Live at the MN State Fair 2017


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