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Readers Write (Sept. 2): Clergy sex abuse payouts, taxes and spending, airport noise, border walls, police and the use of force
What payouts in sex-abuse cases can and can't do.
Readers Write (Sept. 1): Civil disobedience, taxes and intelligent citizenship, Minneapolis deterioration
Disruption is needed, because power concedes nothing without a struggle.
Readers Write (Aug. 31): Public scoldings, school supplies, GMOs, televised public comments, sexual consent, climate change, writing quirks, Bob Dylan murals
Before you speak, stop to think about whether you really know it all.
Readers Write (Aug. 29): Destruction of antiquities, gun violence, Black Lives Matter, ACT scores, stadium accident, Trump and Sanders
ISIL's actions at Palmyra show why we must study history.
Readers Write: (Aug. 30): Airport traffic, University of Minnesota, distracted driving, end-of-life planning, corporate finances
“Fair skies” are needed, in the future, and in the here and now.
Readers Write (Aug. 28): Pollinator habitat, Minnesota Sex Offender Program, race and hiring, Black Lives Matter protest
Minnesotans of all stripes have banded together for this rescue effort.
Readers Write (Aug. 27): State Fair, prescription painkillers, GMOs, Waukesha and water, school supplies, TV shootings
Here are the top 10 signs that you’re a Minnesota State Fair fanatic.
Readers Write (Aug. 26): Suicide, addiction, redevelopment, thwarted attack in France
Whose feelings should come first when a suffering patient wishes to die?
Readers Write (Aug. 25): Thwarted attack, road construction, Black Lives Matter, mining, candidates' qualifications, art institute, graduate work
We can be proud these guys are Americans.
Readers Write (Aug. 24): Road construction, protests and demonstrations, climate change, tribal schools
Does MnDOT care about drivers?
Readers Write (Aug. 22): University of Minnesota, Jimmy Carter vs. Donald Trump, Iran nuclear deal, Planned Parenthood
In defense of using search firms to find candidates for the U.
Readers Write: (Aug. 23): Abortion, governors' records, athletics and gender, UCare, wildlife management
Future generations may indeed form an opinion on our practices, but …
Readers Write (Aug. 21): University of Minnesota fiscal priorities, Minneapolis police sex sting operations, property taxes, Minnesota authors, plastic bags, airport terminal
Look at how the U is spending our money.
Readers Write (Aug. 20): Race relations, immigration, property taxes, airport terminal
In the discussion of Black Lives Matter, it's racism vs. reversism.
Readers Write (Aug. 19): UCare, immigration, castigating Walter Palmer, payday loans, property taxes and north Minneapolis
Perhaps someone saves money with loss of UCare contract, but others suffer as a result.
Readers Write (Aug. 18): Treatment of women, treatment of Israel, gas prices, soccer stadium, Donald Trump
Continuing treatment of women is enough to make you think that nothing has been learned.
Readers Write (Aug. 17): Police work, Donald Trump, Lake Mille Lacs
An idea for making sure that police officers are ready for the stresses of their job.
Readers Write (Aug. 15): "Sesame Street” on HBO, Minneapolis street markings, Iran nuclear deal and Israel, papal visit, fishing in Minnesota
“Sesame Street on HBO”: This is surely a symbol for our times.
Readers Write (Aug. 16): Minnesota's lakes, Planned Parenthood, payday lending
Preserving lakes: Both public and personal commitments are needed.
Readers Write (Aug. 14): Lake Superior hog lot, turkey and resort bailouts, Norwood Teague fallout, Iran nuclear deal
There are options for an environmentally conscious hog operation, but they're costly.
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