Policy and a Pint®

Policy and a Pint® is an event series co-sponsored by the Citizens League and 89.3 The Current that engages young people in important conversations about public policy in Minnesota and the United States.

Policy and a Pint: Think Globally, Eat Locally


Scott Pampuch

Want to fill your plate with food from our local farms? It's more complicated than we often realize. Join moderator host Steve Seel, food critic for Minnesota Monthly Dara Moskowitz-Grumdahl and Scott Pampuch, chef at the Corner Table in Minneapolis.

Policy and a Pint : The Economic Meltdown


Jonathan Guyton and Chris Farrell

Jonathan Guyton, Principal of Cornerstone Wealth Advisors and Senior economics editor Chris Farrell joined host Steve Seel to answer the urgent questions people have about their money, their job and their community.

Policy and a Pint: The Economic Meltdown


Jonathan Guyton

Jonathan Guyton, Principal of Cornerstone Wealth Advisors and Senior economics editor Chris Farrell joined host Steve Seel to answer the urgent questions people have about their money, their job and their community.

Policy and a Pint: The China Tradeoff


Skyscrapers in Shanghai, China

China is rapidly emerging as a global "super-competitor," which will have a huge impact on our economy, our national security, and our quality of life right here in Minnesota. China's influence was the topic of a recent Policy and a Pint discussion, hosted by the Current's Steve Seel.

Policy and a Pint: The China Tradeoff


Ambassador Alan Holmer

Host Steve Seel was joined by Ambassador Alan Holmer, special envoy for China and the Strategic Economic Dialogue, and Tony Lorusso, executive director of the Minnesota Trade Office, at the Varsity Theater on July 10.

Policy and a Pint: The Mortgage Meltdown


Kara McGuire, Host Steve Seel, and Richard Todd

Host Steve Seel talked with guests Richard Todd (from the Federal Reserve) and Star Tribune personal finance writer Kara McGuire about the current mortgage situation and what consumers need to know about it.

Policy and a Pint: The Mortgage Meltdown


Policy and a Pint

Host Steve Seel talked with guests Richard Todd (from the Federal Reserve) and Star Tribune personal finance writer Kara McGuire about the current mortgage situation and what consumers need to know about it.

Policy and a Pint : The Death of Environmentalism


The Current and The Citizens League opened the 2007 season of Policy and a Pint with Michael Shellenberger, co-author of "Break Through." With Ted Nordhaus, Shellenberger stirred up controversy a few years ago when with an essay called "The Death of Environmentalism."

Policy and a Pint: The Death of Environmentalism


Michael Shellenberger

The Current and The Citizens League opened the 2007 season of Policy and a Pint with Michael Shellenberger, co-author of "Break Through." With Ted Nordhaus, Shellenberger stirred up controversy a few years ago when with an essay called "The Death of Environmentalism."