President Donald Trump spoke Monday during his “Made in America” event at the White House. At the event, he increased his attacks on four first-te

Trump taps the tool kit of racism once again

The "go back where you came from" message is especially ignorant, hurtful.

There's a vaccine that could vanquish cervical cancer. Why aren't we using it?

July 12
Lagging HPV vaccination rates hold back progress against cervical cancer.

Don't weaken fuel-efficiency standards aimed at combating climate change

July 12
There's no excuse for withholding data on the rationale for lowering standards.
Editorial
July 12

Minneapolis officials right to consider a clearer, updated approach to using social media

Like Trump, local officials mustn't block critics from sites used for city business.
Editorial
July 12

Trade war losses add to distress in Minnesota farm country

Subsidies ease short term pain, but lost markets may be hard to recover.
Editorial
July 12

Sprinkling sidewalks: Hey, watch where you're pointing those things

Think of the waste. Think of pedestrians.
Editorial
July 11
Andy Slavitt, shown in 2016, is the founder of the nonprofit advocacy group United States of Care and a former Twin Cities health care executive who a

Shady telemarketing call illustrates need for health law's consumer protections

Don't return to days when insurance coverage gaps lurked in fine print.
Editorial
July 10

St. Louis Park council wisely rethinking Pledge of Allegiance action

The decision to stop reciting it before most meetings was hasty.
Editorial
July 9

Global talks needed to solve Iran crisis

Tehran's breach of 2015 nuclear deal continues an increasingly dangerous spiral.
Editorial
July 8
United States’ Megan Rapinoe (15) and teammates celebrate after Rapinoe scored the opening goal from the penalty spot during the Women’s World Cup

U.S. women's soccer team inspires

World Cup victors lead on and off the field.
Editorial
July 8

U's innovative workforce training will help address American Indian health gaps.

New program responds to need for providers, staff with cultural knowledge.
Editorial
July 5

There's more to health care reform than what came up in Democratic debates

Debates wrongly framed health care as Medicare for All vs. the status quo.
Editorial
July 5
Ada Townsend, a past Downtown Improvement District ambassador of the year.

Helping downtown Minneapolis survive and thrive

Minneapolis is better because of a decade of work by DID ambassadors.
Editorial
July 5

Countering hate regardless of ZIP code

AG Ellison is looking for solutions in rural Minnesota.
Editorial
July 5

Oh, Canada, we'll always have your back

Despite recent ups and downs, the special relationship between neighbors has survived.
Editorial
July 3

Creating new paths to higher education

Minnesota State is doing more to help prepare high school kids to succeed in the system's schools.
Editorial
July 3

A recommitment to American tolerance, equality

On this July 4th, as in 1939, the nation's founding principles and freedoms are under attack.
Editorial
July 2

Moving on from 'no-touch' prison policy

State Department of Corrections chief makes the right call at Shakopee facility.
Editorial
July 1

Minnesota avoids a policy mistake on health 'reform'

Study says Medicaid work requirements don't accomplish proponents' goals.
Editorial
June 28

Neutral redistricting? It's up to the people

That's the signal of last week's Supreme Court ruling on gerrymandering.
Editorial
June 28

A city without vaping: San Francisco's ban

It wants to stop inhaling what it exports.
Editorial
June 28
An insulin shot.

Congress needs to react to rising insulin prices

Pragmatic bill from Sen. Smith would set up emergency access in 50 states.
Editorial
June 28

Telling the other side of the St. Cloud story

A number of groups and leaders are working to make the city more welcoming.
About Opinion
The Opinion section is produced by the Editorial Board. The board operates independently and is not involved in setting newsroom policies or in reporting or editing articles in other sections of the newspaper or startribune.com.