Commentary

The Marxist tactics of Trumpism

To enflame the divisions within free societies is an old Communist ploy. The Russians (and the Donald) both use it today.
Editorial

Regents should ensure U goes easy on out-of-state tuition hikes

Minnesota needs its flagship university to attract more nonresidents.
Commentary

Sexual misconduct: 'MeToo,' I hear you. And 'YesIHave.'

Confessions and reflections of a good man, who is listening — and learning a lot.
Commentary

Editorial counterpoint: Incomplete, inaccurate data sank state employee contracts

Why our legislative subcommittee rejected the contracts for public unions. "Just trusting" the state budget agency isn't good enough.
Commentary

We must weed out Minnesota's lousy charter schools

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Don't expect Middle East calm after fall of Raqqa

Commentary

To protect gun rights, Congress must outlaw bump-stocks on its own

Editorial

One-two punch from feds punishes Minnesota for health care innovation

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