David Banks

Editor/columnist | Opinion
Phone: 612-673-7191
David Banks is the Star Tribune's assistant commentary editor.

Recent content from David Banks

I traveled a thousand miles to share a ride …

… and I liked it! Of course, there are questions to be answered.

Updated: July 03, 2014, - 06:14 PM

Adoption: Choosing to search is a complex decision — some prefer to take it slow

The law and culture don't favor adoptees who may be curious but reticent to go all in.

Updated: May 11, 2014, - 09:07 AM

Teardown and tribulation: Living next door

While Minneapolis' moratorium may be a step too far, the discussion is needed.

Updated: March 14, 2014, - 05:49 PM

Dashboard navigation: At the next intersection, turn … off

We're very fond of the assistance, but just remember: You can go your own way.

Updated: March 08, 2014, - 07:01 PM

The year in cartoons

The best of 2013 from Pulitzer Prize winner Steve Sack.

Updated: January 06, 2014, - 06:13 PM

Food for thought: Give money online

Getting food and other assistance where it needs to go is a matter of both logistics and cash.

Updated: April 22, 2013, - 08:00 PM

From Boston to bitcoin: How change catches us off-guard

We know it’s coming, but it has a way of always sneaking up on us.

Updated: April 18, 2013, - 08:16 PM

Mayo proposal: Hard to oppose, but for the laws of nature

Often, development is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.

Updated: March 27, 2013, - 10:14 PM

Hands off your neighbors' yard signs

Hey -- it's counterproductive (or worse).

Updated: October 29, 2012, - 06:30 AM

Benghazi and the presidential debate

Murkiness is inevitable; candor is the cure.

Updated: October 18, 2012, - 07:00 AM

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