The Campaign to Ban Tear Gas

Ideas and Issues

Pearl River     We’ve talked about Bjorn Skogquist before, but this time we wanted to catch up with him and the Ban Tear Gas Campaign in more detail on Wade’s World.  Bjorn was a former mayor of a small suburb of Minneapolis-St. Paul, who found himself forced into action at his horror at George Floyd’s death …

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Banning Dispersants

Ideas and Issues

New Orleans     Bjorn Skogquist was a former mayor of one of the Minneapolis-St. Paul suburbs some fifteen miles away, when he was a young man.  He did a couple of terms and went on with his life.  That didn’t mean he no longer paid attention.  Watching how the police handled protestors after the George …

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The End of Jock Culture

Ideas and Issues

Pearl River     You no longer need to read the sports pages to see what’s happening with athletes, because their actions are now turning up on the front page. The NBA playoffs may be happening in a bubble in Orlando, Florida, but these professional basketball players are not sequestered from the news in the rest of …

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