Opinion Exchange

'Equity' is the right word around which to wrap social goals

As costs of inequalities and climate change rise, let's work on a new blueprint for resilience.
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Counterpoint: Having 15,000 evictions a year is no 'glimmer of positive news'

Numbers cited don't reflect the full reality, and the state's procedures disadvantage tenants.
Editorial

School reorganizing like that in Minneapolis takes care, flexibility

Making boundary, program changes is rarely easy.
Opinion Exchange

Rash Report: More heat than enlightenment in fiery debate

Complex, concurrent crises spanning the globe loom for the next president, but were mostly unmentioned in Wednesday's debate.
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Surprise, surprise: Sanders now thinks front-runner should get nomination

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Long past time for Boy Scouts organization to be trustworthy, loyal, brave

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'Not in my backyard' is alive and well in progressive Minneapolis

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Counterpoint: Critics of Minnesota Senate clean-energy bill are wrong

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Twin Metals underground mine location: Aerial view of the area that would be mined by Twin Metals.
Special report Mining and the BWCA: Not this location
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February 21

A red flag on red-flag laws

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February 20

Unenforced fireworks ban in Minnesota is unwise

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February 20
Sack cartoon: Nursing Bloomberg's injuries

Sack cartoon: Nursing Bloomberg's injuries

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February 20
Twin Cities home prices are soaring, and the writer argues that’s only going to hurt in the long run.

Twin Cities home prices: A lament

Editorial
February 20
Cammie LaValle has chronic regional pain syndrome, a debilitating nerve disease caused by a botched surgery years ago. She has become a leader in the

Avoid collateral damage in war against opioid abuse

Letters
February 20
The Democratic presidential debate stage on Wednesday night in Las Vegas.

Readers Write: Amy Klobuchar and the Democratic debate, historical artifacts

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February 20
Democratic presidential candidates Mike Bloomberg and Elizabeth Warren during a debate Wednesday in Las Vegas.

Democratic debate recap: Money can't buy him love

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February 20
An arrested in the Bronx in 2012. Stop-and-frisk tactics were long a source of contention in predominantly black and Latino neighborhoods of the city.

Honest talk about stop-and-frisk

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Steve Sack
February 19
Sack cartoon: Beg your pardon?

Sack cartoon: Beg your pardon?

Opinion Exchange
February 19

Prison hasn't changed Rod Blagojevich

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February 19
Democratic presidential candidates former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and former Vice President Joe Biden

Family policy, Social Security: How Democrats could truly reach voters in the middle

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February 19
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.

Note to Amy Klobuchar: We're still waiting for a real mea culpa on staff treatment

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February 19
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Capitol Hill on Feb. 4, 2020.

Let's say it again: Term limits would make Congress function

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