Commentary

Solve for 'X': Trump's war on facts extends to undermining key federal statistics

How do you run an economy without statistics? Poorly, that's how. But that's what we're in for if we muzzle and starve the agencies that gather this context — a fate that seems likely under the current management.
Editorial

Dayton, GOP should pre-empt cities and seek compromise on labor rules

State should pre-empt city action on wages and benefits, but step up its own.
Commentary

Dayton is a case study in lost ideals

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Commentary

Attention to redistricting is particularly hot in Minnesota this year

It's all about the driver's seat.
Commentary

The uncharted frontiers of science: Living hybrids of humans and other animals?

Commentary

The uncharted frontiers of science: Change is inevitable, but we can get it right

Commentary

Bill Gates is right about threat of global pandemics

Editorial

Immigration, crime and more falsehoods from Trump

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