[caption id="attachment_514" align="alignleft" width="294"] Toby Madden, economist and consultant[/caption] If you’re trying to imagine about jobs and the economic future you can punt or you can make predictions based on trends. For Toby Madden, a Saint Paul resident, consultant and…

[caption id="attachment_511" align="alignleft" width="300"] Calvin responds to friend who says he's waking up for Christmas. By Cliff Hendricks, Photographer.[/caption] By Amy Phillips, Cliff Hendricks, and Jerry Sedgewick Our question of the day (Are you imagining something different for the holidays?)…

[caption id="attachment_501" align="alignleft" width="300"] by Jerry Sedgewick for Prevail News[/caption] Journalists within media outlets have a tendency to describe the overall sentiment of Americans. They might say we’re angry, upset, disenchanted, whatever. How do they know? Journalists often isolate within…