For Holocaust Remembrance Day, seeking the stories too painful to tell

For Holocaust Remembrance Day, seeking the stories too painful to tell

From Minneapolis to Auschwitz, the memories ebb and flow, but the horrors of genocide are not to be forgotten.

Counterpoint: Pension fixes are already on the table

April 29
And the Legislature should adopt our proposals for two of our public plans.

A closed presidential primary would violate Minnesota voters' privacy

April 29
Party affiliations would be required and the voter lists would be public.
Michele Maiers
May 2

In Minnesota, standards for massage therapy and other body work are overdue

The work is important, as are consistent expectations. However, we've fallen behind.
Jack B. Osborn
May 2

Lincoln hadn't. Prince hadn't. Have you? (Made a will.)

It's easy to procrastinate — to avoid making crucial decisions — but know that the planning will pay off.
Mark Buchanan Bloomberg View
May 2

Climate change: The psychology of inaction

Future threats are a mental blind spot for us — and they always have been — but there are ways to get around that.
Doyle McManus
May 2

Obama's split-strategy policy on Syria

It may be time to lean toward the one that's working.
Jonathan Bernstein
May 2

How John Kasich has helped beget Donald Trump

He's the front-runner's deadliest weapon. Still.
Peter Colin
April 29

Editorial counterpoint: Whoa, think again about Paisley Park as a Prince mecca

Does Chanhassen compare to the Memphis of Elvis' Graceland?
John Rash
April 29

Rash Report: Progress is possible on press freedom and journalist safety

World Press Freedom Day, arrest in Daniel Pearl case and push for U.N. action amid a bleak era.
Ken Klippen
April 29

Counterpoint: The downside of cage-free eggs

Many farmers know the "humane economy" results in more chicken deaths, lower quality.
Editorial
April 29

Trump's foreign relations philosophy sounds like scene from 'The Apprentice'

If his many demands aren't met, he'll simply walk away.
Editorial
April 29

U.S. Senate needs a science lesson

Burning wood as biomass is not without consequence.
Commentary
April 29

PolitiFact: Assessing the candidates' overall truthfulness (updated)

With business executive Carly Fiorina re-entering the 2016 campaign fray last week as Sen. Ted Cruz’s designated running mate, we thought it a suitable moment…
Mike Meyers
April 29

International trade: Hate living with it, can't live without it

The popular sentiment and politicians would have us rip foreign-made goods to shreds — after happily buying them, of course.
LORI STURDEVANT
April 29

The 2016 campaign: A game of 'what if?' in the presidential race

Ranked-choice voting might have moderated the campaign.
D.J. TICE
April 29

Minnesota's drunken-driving law could escape on a technicality

In Scalia's absence, court may deadlock on suspects' rights.
Bonnie Blodgett
April 29

International trade: It's not about you. It's about the powerful getting their way.

Consider the case of the New Balance shoe company.
Editorial
April 29

Concerned about MN Legislature's Real ID dawdling?

If you don't trust lawmakers to address the problem, get a passport.
Daniel W. Drezner
April 29

Obama's economic legacy: Crisis overcome; malaise worse than ever

He doesn't get the credit he deserves — mainly because Americans still have deep-seated reasons for discontent.
Ann Friedman
April 28

The etiquette of mourning celebrities in the social-media age

Are all of these displays of collective grieving really necessary?
Joanne Kaufman, John Stanochand Steve Cramer
April 28

Counterpoint: For paid sick leave, one-size-fits-all approach is just wrongheaded

The stakes for the Minneapolis economy are too high for the city to make this a mandate.
Al Quie and Jesse Wiese
April 28

We need to reform sentencing, yes, and then 'second prison'

Once people have paid their debt, they deserve a new chance.