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Elizabeth Warren's health care albatross
The Democratic Party, too, is now operating by ideological litmus tests, and it may have boxed in one of its frontrunners.
Counterpoint: Mayor's commentary on Edina schools was misleading
There are legitimate questions — not "ill-founded fears and distorted facts" — about the direction the district is heading. The numbers bear this out.
Democrats need to show impeachment is about more than partisanship
And Republicans should stop pretending Trump has done nothing wrong.
Attacks on Zuckerberg are attacks on free speech
Facebook CEO will allow disputed claims to be debated.
Blame climate change for more frequent California fires
Conditions are getting worse, and state's infrastructure can't handle it.
The two worlds according to David W. Noble
The University of Minnesota history professor knew what neoliberals (read: free-market capitalists) don't.
U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips: Congress is working to protect against election meddling
But those bills are sitting on Sen. Mitch McConnell's desk collecting dust.
Fracking ban guarantees Trump another term
Democrats must want to re-elect him, because this would push voters his way.
Rash Report: A deep State Department, not a 'deep state'
Belying characterizations, the character of top envoys and officers has been apparent during the impeachment inquiry.
Counterpoint: Rash overlooks the role of U.S. in Syria's problems
Rash's narrow outrage ignores decades of U.S. criminal policy.
Oh, California: It's the one big love that has to end
At least as we know it.
Carl P. Leubsdorf
Election Day 2020 is so far away
History suggests that what you see now isn't what you'll get.
Taxing the rich pays — to a point, estate tax study shows
Lessons for a wealth tax, and a related lesson for Minnesota.
Ramzy Mardini and Morgan L. Kaplan
Five myths about Kurds
They're not a single entity with one common political aim.
Did Warren pass the Medicare for All test? I think so.
She's now said how she intends to pay for it. It's still politically aspirational, and experts can quibble with the numbers, but it's a serious plan.
Robert L. Cassola
Counterpoint: Math staples like calculus still key to modern tasks
Just because a subject has been taught for 50 years doesn't mean it needs to go.
Alejandro Baer, Tadeos Barseghyan and Steve Hunegs
U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar's 'present' vote on recognizing Armenian Genocide is distressing
As leaders of the Armenian and Jewish communities, we regret her decision and the logical fallacy of the explanation of her vote.
Edina schools are under attack. As mayor, I've had enough.
Heading into school board elections, it's getting worse.
Melissa J. Gismondi
More films about the past should portray the authentically held fears of the past
It would help us better understand what motivated people, how they saw the world and how they dealt with existential challenges.
Society is an ecosystem, and big business can play an empowering role
It knows how to influence politics. Here's a positive agenda it should pursue.
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