Commentary

In defense of the Met Council and regional planning

Remember, our future competitors have mountains and oceans, and our predecessors had sewage in their groundwater. That’s not to say we can’t address concerns about our current governance.
Editorial

General Mills' move on climate change is 'leadership that makes America great'

It’s a shame some politicians don’t share the company’s priorities.
Commentary

Indian fishing and wild-rice harvesting, in context

It's helpful to know the history of treaty rights and violations, among other injustices.
Commentary

What does Black Lives Matter want from the average white citizen?

The answer, from at least one young black man, is this: Just to be acknowledged.
Commentary

Ohioans need to come to grips with Mount McKinley name change

Commentary

No Labor Day telethon? Good riddance

Commentary

Clinton e-mail dump is popcorn-worthy

Commentary

Al Franken, Tammy Baldwin: Avoiding an oil train explosion shouldn't be a matter of luck

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Why we need an impartial Federal Reserve

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Readers Write (Sept. 2): Clergy sex abuse payouts, taxes and spending, airport noise, border walls, police and the use of force

Cartoons
September 1

Sack cartoon: Scott Walker's border walls

Editorial
September 1

Lawmakers can help high school students get a jump-start on college

Four-part Opinion series: Separate and Unequal
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Separate and Unequal, a four-part series that will be published on consecutive Sundays, was reported and written by editorial writer Jill Burcum, with input from the Star Tribune Editorial Board. News photographer David Joles, who traveled with Burcum to northern Minnesota and South Dakota, shot the photos.
Commentary
September 1

Minnesota's business leaders know Donald Trump's immigration plan is bad policy

Commentary
September 1

Women and culture: Hannah Montana is dead

Commentary
September 1

Health care reform, GOP-style

Commentary
September 1

First-Amendment-free in front of the Supreme Court?

Editorial
August 31

Insensitive chant marred an otherwise peaceful State Fair protest

Commentary
August 31

Cable, satellite firms have too much control over set-top

Letters
August 31

Readers Write (Sept. 1): Civil disobedience, taxes and intelligent citizenship, Minneapolis deterioration

Commentary
August 31

Ending gun violence is my purpose now

Commentary
August 31

Iran nuclear deal: Preauthorizing the use of force is a bad idea

Commentary
August 31

Thoughts from a 32-year teacher, now retired

Commentary
August 31

Jesse Jackson created the Democratic Party as we know it

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