8-5-2016 Imam Asad Zaman

Click below to play or watch on our YouTube Channel YouTube logoImam Asad Zaman is the Executive Director of the Muslim American Society of Minnesota. He and host Alan Miller discuss the current issues and prejudices facing the American Muslim community. Imam Zaman co-founded the Rabbi Imam Round Table in 2011 and is a frequent speaker at interfaith conferences.

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8-5-2016 Vicki Wright, DFL

Click below to play or watch on our YouTube Channel YouTube logoVicki Wright is the Training and Party Affairs Director of the MN DFL. After a career in communications as a writer and creative director, Vicki has served in numerous executive positions with the MN DFL and also serves on the State Executive Committee. Vicki and Alan discuss the organizational side of politics.

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7-22-2016 MN ret. Justice Paul Anderson

Click below to play or watch on our YouTube Channel YouTube logoHon. Paul Anderson, MN Supreme Court (ret.) has been busier since his mandatory retirement in 2013 at age 70 than he would have ever imagined, not only with the Capitol Restoration, but in teaching and speaking engagements. He has been an Access guest dozens of times since he first appeared in 2002.

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7-8-2016 Russel Belanger, Circle of Peace

Click below to play or watch on our YouTube Channel YouTube logoDisturbed by St. Paul’s escalating and senseless violence, Russel Balenger explains to Guest Host Stephen Blair Venable how the idea for the “Circle” was conceived, and how it has become nationally recognized for bringing rival gangs together to start a peaceful dialogue.

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7-8-2016 Prof. Richard Logan, President Society for Humanistic Judaism

Click below to play or watch on our YouTube Channel YouTube logoGimme That Old Time (Secular) Religion — Prof. Richard Logan, an academic and author, among many other qualifications, explains to Alan how he, the son of a Methodist Minister, was recently elected as President of the Society of Humanistic Judaism, a national office, which, in his multi-faceted career, is just another normal progression in his life.

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7-8-2016 Andrew Pimental, City of Eagan Director of Parks and Recreation

Click below to play or watch on our YouTube Channel YouTube logoOpen Door Policy — Andrew Pimental is a man of his word. Eagan’s new Director of Parks and Recreation explains to Alan why he removed the door to his office. He had promised an open door policy, and there was no better way to express it. Beyond that, he discussed his impressive qualifications, and plans for the future.

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