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Rash Report: World's woes won't wait for Western paralysis

Political stalemates in Washington, London and elsewhere reflect a crisis in governance at a time of rising global challenges.
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A note of caution as state weighs legalizing pot

Chronic users are likely to bear the brunt of the costs, and be most vulnerable to potential problems.
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Rash Report: 'A world with fewer rules' is among top global risks

Foreign-policy experts cite the erosion of international institutions and the global order itself.
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How to hold onto Minnesota exceptionalism? Look to the immigrants who built, and are still building, a future here

Look to the immigrants who built — and are still building — a future here.
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To our readers: Editorial writer and columnist Lori Sturdevant is retiring

Occasional contributions are still planned.
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Yearning, again, for what makes America great

A marvelous event 50 years ago, in days of high anxiety, offers a reminder.
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The near future of higher ed at the State Capitol

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Scrutinizing what 'everybody knows' about inequality

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Rash Report: Journalists cover, and are central to, Senate's Saudi rebuke

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Circumstances thrust a critical issue on the governor-elect

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How to make government better? You have plenty to say

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November 30, 2018

Best of British advertising amid worst of Brexit times

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November 21, 2018

Math doesn't add up on state Social Security tax cut

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Rash Report: 'Front Runner' Gary Hart stumbled at new era's starting line

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Peterson, Emmer bridge the divide of geography and party

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