"Behold and shudder at the exhibition of this Dragon, brought forth to devour your Liberties..." By Lisa Johnson • May 29, 2018 TweetShareGoogle+Email Credit JR Hehnly/Flickr The gerrymander has been with us for literally, hundreds of years. So what can slay the beast? Legal scholars? Political science? Believe it or not: math. More information about the Cafe Scientifique programs can be found here. More information about this Thursday's program is here. Listen Listening... / 9:34 Tags: Northland Morning InterviewsGerrymanderingElectionsPoliticsDr Richard BuckalewMathMathematicsTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Lakewalk's "mini-master plan" gone with the wind By Lisa Johnson • May 25, 2018 ©Mike Mayou Duluth's Lakewalk is twenty years old, so the city was planning to proceed with a "mini-master plan" in November of 2017 to look at an upgrade. Of course, by the time November rolled around, the Lakewalk had been devastated by 15-foot waves and, in some spots, four feet of shoreline had been washed away. "These things have been hanging people up since the dawn of history" By Lisa Johnson • May 22, 2018 mtarvainen, The Wolf Law Library/Flickr It's no coincidence that the Duluth Dylan Festival is paying a bit more attention to the literary aspect of its favorite son's career, now that he's a Nobel laureate. The only reason for hope: "the current system is so bad we can't sustain what's happening" By Lisa Johnson • May 23, 2018 Minnesota Senator John Marty says when you explain universal health care to people, they're in favor of it.