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Still don't believe we're on the eve of destruction? Well …

By D.J. Tice, Star Tribune January 31, 2015, 06:00 PM

Whatever the 1960s wrought, it wasn't exactly ruin. (Though it can feel that way at times.)

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Labor fought for Sunday auto sales ban

By MARSHALL H. TANICK January 31, 2015, 06:00 PM

Law may have its roots in “blue laws,” but it's more a product of push for 40-hour workweek.

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Wherever you go now, Big Brother is watching

By Edward Niedermeyer, Bloomberg News January 30, 2015, 12:01 PM

License plate reading technology monitors the movements of the innocent and the guilty alike.

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In our low-income 'new normal,' who will help families?

By Arvonne Fraser January 29, 2015, 07:12 PM

To raise and educate our future workforce, the poor and middle class will need assistance.

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In a moral panic over campus rape

By Megan McArdle, Bloomberg News January 29, 2015, 07:12 PM

As in the UVA case, our frenzy doesn't help — in fact, it hurts the cause.

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Biometrics could be win-win for Voter ID

By Editorial, Bloomberg View January 29, 2015, 07:12 PM

New Mexico proposal may be something both Republicans and Democrats can agree on.

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E-government must remain fair

By KIT HADLEY January 29, 2015, 07:12 PM

In the transition to online-only data, it's important to know who gets left behind.

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Is anybody serious about fighting inequality?

By Christopher Flavelle, Bloomberg News January 29, 2015, 11:58 AM

Apparently not, to judge from Obama's quick surrender on tax subsidies for college savings

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On state tax policy, hurry up and wait

By Tom Horner January 28, 2015, 06:50 PM

Address immediate needs, then sit back and take the long view for comprehensive reform.

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Fully fund mental health services in Minnesota

By SUE ABDERHOLDEN January 28, 2015, 06:50 PM

The foundation has been established, but more investment is needed to meet needs statewide.

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