For Amazon's HQ2, we're truly a no-brainer

For Amazon's HQ2, we're truly a no-brainer

The Twin Cities has everything the Seattle giant could want: fellow retailers, a highly educated workforce and a reasonable cost of living.

There's still more work to be done on measles

October 13
There's still more work to be done on measles
With the recent outbreak over, now it's time for Minnesota to end the personal exemption from necessary vaccines.

Minneapolis mayoral candidate Tom Hoch: We need new vision and leadership

October 13
Minneapolis mayoral candidate Tom Hoch: We need new vision and leadership
To address issues such as housing and public safety and to get things done, let's make a change at the top at City Hall.
Mary Nicklawske
6:00pm

Sexual misconduct: We all know a Harvey, and he doesn't work alone

For there to be men like this — and believe me, there are many — there also must be people and a society supporting him.
Rena Kraut
5:53pm

Sexual misconduct: 'Me, too' is what we now must be able to say

It's not oversharing. It's vital information — for women and girls, and for boys and men.
Peter Mehlman
5:53pm

Hollywood's way: Don't ask, don't tell much

Delving deeply is not our thing. The open secret is, regrettably, enough.
Christine M. Flowers
12:30pm

Girl Scouts have every right to be mad about Boy Scouts' welcome

The kindler, gentler, "triggered by a lawsuit" Scouts are forcing us to open up the doors to everyone, for everything. And the message that feminine girls are getting is that they are not good enough if they like crafting over rafting, singing over swinging a bat, cookies over rookies.
Editorial
October 14

Reality has set in for NFL owners

They had players' backs three weeks ago, but the tide may have turned.
MIKE MEYERS
October 13

College admissions: Trump is the guardian of white advantage

Those in the majority have not, in fact, lost ground to affirmative action, but to President Donald Trump, they are the victims.
Jim Rowader
October 13

U.S. loses in soccer. Why? Too much drive, not enough fun.

It starts at the youth level, as any family involved knows.
Ed Murphy
October 13

Twin Cities homelessness: Seniors find themselves on street, in shelters

Serving their needs is a particular challenge.
LORI STURDEVANT
October 13

The new generation gap in Minnesota: It's a formative thing

Here's how it might play out in the upcoming elections.
D.J. Tice
October 13

Of Harvey Weinstein, Hugh Hefner and sexual revolutions as ambiguous things

Considering male wrongdoing in the context of this era's permissive society.
Mike Risvold
October 13

Wayzata police chief: From the bottom of our bereaved hearts, thank you

When our department lost officer Bill Mathews, communities and other officers from far and wide lent a hand.
Diane M. Ring
October 13

Counterpoint: To get to the forgiveness part, we must first admit the racism

What would Lincoln have done about the Confederate monuments, if he had lived?
John Rash
October 13

Rash Report: 'Mark Felt' movie about Watergate evokes parallels to today

Leaks, investigative reporting and a special counsel consume Washington.
Editorial
October 13

Trump's Twitter attack on Puerto Rico set a new low

It's unclear if he understands and accepts responsibilities of presidency.
Dianne Feinstein
October 13

More Trump judges will get through if the GOP's power play succeeds

The Senate's 'blue slip' tradition should be respected; someday, Republicans will wish they hadn't discarded it.
Erin Stevens
October 13

Why women deserve coverage for birth control

Look at all of the health benefits. This shouldn't even be controversial.
Editorial
October 12

How our most popular social-media platforms are failing us

After Vegas shooting, facts were hard to distinguish from falsehoods.
Chuck Leer
October 12

Counterpoint on Amazon bid: What's wrong with a little 'glitz'?

We don't have to be so modest. Here in the heartland, we have the workers and quality of life to attract Amazon.
Mary Ellison
October 12

Counterpoint: The facts behind Minnesota's complex new licensing system

The public is mistaken in believing that the private sector could have installed this system in a more efficient manner.
Matthew Smaus
October 12

Counterpoint on Amazon bid: A Seattle transplant's cautionary tale

Hordes of itinerant tech employees and the money that followed them ruined my neighborhood beyond recognition.
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