Commentary

The sexual-consent contract — a potentially true story

Is this how it's going to go once a pending new policy takes effect this month?
Editorial

Sacrifice keeps Southwest light rail project on track

Cuts, contributions should lead to Met Council and state support.
Commentary

Mde Maka Ska: A Minnesota name for a Minnesota lake

Geological study of the lake shows a long history of Native stewardship that extends centuries before the arrival of John C. Calhoun's surveyors.
Commentary

Finding shelter in the Twin Cities shouldn't be a matter of luck

At an important meeting Wednesday, the Metropolitan Council should adopt amendments to its Housing Policy Plan.
Commentary

Texas texts downplay slavery's role in Civil War

Commentary

U.S. plays Islamic State Whac-A-Mole

Commentary

If Puerto Rico could default, could a state?

Commentary

Counterpoint: Flavored tobacco's risks outweigh any benefits

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July 7

Sack cartoon: Confederate flag displayed as protest

Editorial
July 6

AmeriCorps deserves the nation's full support

Commentary
July 6

Editorial counterpoint: University of Minnesota needs a better balance on tuition

Commentary
July 6

What do Iranian-Americans think of a nuclear deal?

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Letters
July 6

Readers Write (July 7): Political correctness in names and symbols, limiting sugary soft drinks in health care settings

Editorial
July 6

Holiday parade wasn't time or place to display Confederate flag on city truck

Commentary
July 6

Is the U.S. a Greece in the making? No, that's not quite right.

Commentary
July 5

Space travel: Always pressing forward, always with risks

Editorial
July 5

Minnesota sputters in race to keep up with road and transit needs

Commentary
July 5

Dwindling trust in institutions: The road back is one of expectations

Letters
July 4

Readers Write (July 5): Sustainability, $300,000 restroom

Commentary
July 4

I own guns. But I hate the NRA.

Editorial
July 4

Heed Mondale's wisdom on the toll of gun violence

Commentary
July 4

China's political meritocracy has lessons for West

Commentary
July 4

China's success is in the U.S. interest

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