Opinion Exchange

Nomination battle is not politics as usual — it's political pyromania

Both the ideological right and left are being revealed in this moment.
Editorial

St. Paul can do better than Minneapolis on $15 wage ordinance

More exceptions could limit the impact of unintended consequences.
Opinion Exchange

#MeToo: One of America's most effective social-justice movements

All without violence.
Opinion Exchange

The pace of the news: A user's guide to making honest sense of it all

How to stay (slightly) on top of things during the media maelstrom coming in the week ahead.
Opinion Exchange

Jacob Wetterling case: Amid law-enforcement finger-pointing, key points to remember

It's wise to recognize both the difficulties and the necessity of collaboration among jurisdictions.
Opinion Exchange

Jacob Wetterling case: Long, difficult search was worth it, but it's not the main story now

So much has changed, but the Wetterling family's selflessness has been the constant, and it's our guiding star going forward.
Opinion

Editorial cartoon: Tom Toles on sexual-assault allegations

Opinion Exchange

Public figures' personal histories: Journalists' discretion is the better or worse part of valor?

Opinion Exchange

World Anti-Doping Agency kowtows to the Kremlin

More Opinion

updated mins. ago
Opinion Exchange
September 23
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, the DFL candidate for Minnesota attorney general, at the State Fair in August. Ellison denies abuse allegations by a former g

Kavanaugh and Ellison: What's the difference between their cases?

Opinion Exchange
September 22

Texas schools chief needs to learn lesson on racism

Listen to the latest 'Playing Politics'
Opinion Podcasts Listen to the latest 'Playing Politics'
updated 3 hours 7 mins. ago
Hear the “Playing Politics” analysis from WCCO Radio's Chad Hartman, the Star Tribune's John Rash and other members of the Editorial Board.
Opinion
September 22
ORG XMIT: tms20180920181538

Editorial cartoon: Scott Stantis on the Supreme Court confirmation

Opinion Exchange
September 22
Packing the pews: The photo above was taken in 1981. Nationally, the church attendance picture has been changing for decades, following a downward tra

What churches get wrong (and how to repopulate them)

Opinion Exchange
September 22

Rash Report: A split vote on two new documentaries about democracy

Opinion Exchange
September 21

Make sure the pros investigate college sexual assault allegations

A guide to Editorial and Commentary
Opinion A guide to Editorial and Commentary
updated 15 hours 48 mins. ago
An inside look at our work and how you can contribute.
Letters
September 21
Photo illustration

Readers Write: Allegation against Kavanaugh, school safety, nuclear weapons, school safety, good-news Gophers, Minneapolis Park Board pay

Opinion Exchange
September 21
Illustration

Minneapolis levy referendum: For our future workforce, vote yes

About Opinion
The Opinion section is produced by the Editorial Board. The board operates independently and is not involved in setting newsroom policies or in reporting or editing articles in other sections of the newspaper or startribune.com.