Jeff Ernst
November 8, 2017
I am the 'other.' And I'm tired of being a scapegoat for shootings.

I am the 'other.' And I'm tired of being a scapegoat for shootings.

Shooting after shooting, we don't dare politicize guns, but we stigmatize those (like me) who have a mental illness.
Letters
November 8, 2017
Bill Dossett, executive director of the nonprofit bike-sharing service Nice Ride Minnesota, is contemplating what he calls “bike-sharing 2.0” —

Readers Write: Dockless bike-sharing, guns, pipeline opposition

My experience with a dockless bike-sharing system.
Steve Sack
November 8, 2017
Sack cartoon: Trump and another Great Wall

Sack cartoon: Trump and another Great Wall

Editorial
November 8, 2017
St. Paul mayoral candidate Melvin Carter celebrated his win with family members and friends on Tuesday night in St. Paul.

Victory for Melvin Carter is a resounding defeat for dirty politics

It's also a historic embrace of a positive vision for St. Paul's future.
Editorial
November 7, 2017
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 32, has overseen a wave of arrests — including those of 11 princes and three dozen other senior o

U.S. should restrain reckless Saudi prince

Trump administration's support for Mohammed Bin Salman is a risky bet.
Tyler Cowen
November 7, 2017
iStockphoto.com

GOP ideas just might be what bipartisan tax reform looks like

The proposal's bold limits on sacred cows such as deductions for mortgage interest could open the door to real, lasting change.
Letters
November 7, 2017
A rendering for the Dayton’s building shows stores, restaurants and a food hall on the first two floors.

Readers Write: Downtown Minneapolis Dayton's site, decisionmaking on mining and taxes, guns, referendums, status of Puerto Rico, a 'Godfather' reference

How to help the Dayton's site project succeed.
Editorial
November 7, 2017
This is a cached version of a Philando Castile protest page that is no longer available. A group called “Don’t Shoot” hosted this Facebook event

Social media must act responsibly

Fake accounts like Castile protest on Facebook are corrosive to democracy.
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