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.

2016 campaign: Oh, for the good ol' days of decent, serious politics

This cycle, both the right and the left seem to long for a nostalgic, 1950s-era version of American unity. But instead of looking back, we need to look ahead to middle ground.
Arne Carlson and Gerald Sikorski

How 'dialing for dollars' has perverted Congress

Our elected representatives can't govern if they are acting part-time as telemarketers. It's time to put the phone down — and lead.
Ellen Krug

For transgender people like me, Target's bathroom policy offers hope

The company's brave stand on its restroom policy is affirming and heartwarming.

The same old suspects fight attempts to control high cost of prescription drugs

Doctors, pharmaceutical companies are bucking reasonable reforms.
Ramesh Ponnuru

Trump at apogee: Beating Clinton won't be so easy.

Even when unified, the GOP has struggled in presidential races for a quarter century.
Ramesh Ponnuru
May 3

Do you hate Trump voters? You've got a problem

An intelligent and decent person shouldn't back Donald Trump — but an intelligent and decent person nonetheless might.
Joshua J. Whitfield
May 3

'Lucifer in the flesh' and our age of insults

Former Speaker Boehner's characterization of Ted Cruz was, yeah, kind of funny, but is there no one to guide us away from the gutter?
Rogelio Salinas
May 3

School discipline: Chart a path toward 'a world that is not yet'

Minnesota recently voted down a dangerous "expulsion bill" that would have discriminated against students of color like me. Here's why it matters to the rest of the country — and what legislators should vote for instead.
Raymond A. Smith
May 3

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton should name their entire Cabinets right now

It "takes a village," after all. Wouldn't we benefit from knowing the participants in advance?
Paula Dwyer
May 3

Universal basic income should be the next big thing

It's more than a policy wonk's fantasy — and it should hold appeal across ideologies.
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.
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.
April 29

U.S. Senate needs a science lesson

Burning wood as biomass is not without consequence.