Counterpoint: Enbridge's new Line 3 simply disregards the Ojibwe people

Counterpoint: Enbridge's new Line 3 simply disregards the Ojibwe people

The pipeline "compromise" shows willful ignorance of Native history and rights.

Combat translators spoke for us. Now we must speak for them.

July 21
Combat translators spoke for us. Now we must speak for them.
Our allies' combat translators deserve special visas, "honorary veteran" status.

Liberalism: More essential than ever

July 21
Liberalism: More essential than ever
Yes, it faces a crisis of confidence. But we must acknowledge that external threats are more severe.
Laura Goodman
July 24

What would it take to really change the police culture?

For starters, political leaders shouldn't undercut the effort. Other solutions: more female officers and a better understanding of what we're getting for our training dollars.
Lori Hodapp
July 24

Police training: Some background on that 'fast-track' program

The effort, as originated and as still applied in many agencies, is quite stringent. Where training fails, it's not because of the program.
Richard Greelis
July 24

What part of police shootings are the chief's fault?

There are three ways to answer the question, among all of the other things recent events have given us to think about.
James Gibney
July 24

Why did the Germans hold off at Dunkirk?

We may never know for sure, although we can speculate. In any case, it changed the war.
Amber Phillips
July 24

Why Jared Kushner is a central piece of the Trump-Russia puzzle

Five reasons his testimony before Congress on Monday and Tuesday is crucial.
D.J. Tice
July 24

After latest Twin Cities-area police shooting, a look at perceptions is warranted

Polling shows large gaps in views of public, police.
Editorial
July 22

The context is what matters when Trump chats with Putin

Suspicion over administration's Russia ties colors the conversations.
LORI STURDEVANT
July 21
Dr. Penny Wheeler, Chief Clinical Officer at Allina Hospitals & Clinic...

In Minnesota, would home-grown health care cost containment have better odds?

Health care policy punt to states may be welcomed.
Steve Cramer
July 21

Leftward, whoa! Balance needed in Minneapolis politics

The city of Minneapolis is losing its balance under the influence of liberal activists. Here are more-even approaches to tackling four key municipal issues.
KAREN WEESE
July 21

To fight poverty, think smaller

The big ideas are needed, but obstacles often could be better addressed with tweaks.
Editorial
July 21

Researchers are making progress on understanding dementia

Causes are becoming clearer, but prevention is a more difficult challenge.
Editorial
July 21

The best time to address looming Social Security crisis was before now

But given the delay, Congress needs to act as soon as possible.
Jennifer Rubin
July 21

Trump's presidency is doomed. (But how, exactly, will it end?)

Here are five possible scenarios for the disaster tale that will soon rush toward a climax.
Nate Cathcart
July 21

Counterpoint: Magical fishing? Anecdotes are no substitute for facts

How many almighty walleye are enough? 10? 20? All you armchair biologists debating "unfair" rules on Mille Lacs have work to do.
John Rash
July 21

Rash Report: What 'Dunkirk' displays about Britain, then and now

A temporary retreat from a hostile continent during wartime to a permanent Brexit divorce from today's welcoming Europe.
Editorial
July 20

Fight ISIS by muzzling online recruitment

Government, technology companies need to collaborate.
Paula Goodman Maccabee
July 20

Counterpoint: PolyMet is just feeding Minnesotans a line

The copper-nickel project would be a climate-change horror, burning fossil fuels and destroying peatlands and wetlands.
Ben Feuer
July 20

The federal judiciary: For the Supreme Court, the stakes are simply too high

To prevent "Armageddon" over replacing a retiring justice, here's a plan to impose term limits of 18 years and to stagger appointments every two years.
Ronald A. Klain
July 20

The federal judiciary: How Trump is stocking the lower courts with Trumpians

Compared with his predecessors, the president has been wildly successful at one thing: naming judges, lots of them. They're very conservative. And very young.
Carter Eskew
July 20

McCain may have one more act of heroic leadership to perform

This, his sobering diagnosis reminds a confused nation, is what a patriot and true public servant looks like.
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