Max Nesterak

Max Nesterak

Max has expertise in affordable housing issues (his beat includes urban policy, economics and labor) and Native American/tribal issues. He can also help you out with psychology/behavioral science questions as he co-founded the and was a Fulbright Scholar to Berlin, Germany. Most recently he was associate producer for MPR’s Morning Edition after a stint at National Public Radio.

Norma Izaguierre poses for a portrait outside of a home she was cleaning,

She reported sexual abuse on the job. The boss told her it was consensual.

By: - October 4, 2022

EAGAN, Minnesota – Norma Izaguirre still has trouble sleeping. For months, she felt like she was being trailed, certain that the man who she says raped and repeatedly sexually assaulted her at work would follow through on his threats to hurt her and her family after she reported the abuse. Her anxiety has eased since […]

Chauvin trial begins with opening statements focused on cause of death, police training

By: - March 29, 2021

Attorneys in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin laid out their case on Monday before 14 jurors who will decide if Chauvin is guilty of murder or manslaughter in the death of George Floyd on May 25. The opening statements from the prosecution and defense indicate the trial will hinge on […]