Leonid Bershidsky
August 12, 2019
A woman on an electric scooter passed the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin.

Europe is taking a wild ride on e-scooters

Late adopters may be wise to hold back and observe how cities manage the injuries, the practicality and the clutter.
Steve Sack
August 10, 2019
Sack cartoon: Climate change deniers

Sack cartoon: Climate change deniers

Art Rolnick and Mark L.J. Wright
August 10, 2019

In Minnesota, an economics research revolution 50 years strong

The core of today's economic discourse was established right here half a century ago through a unique — and still vibrant — Minnesota partnership.
Editorial
August 10, 2019

'Red flag' laws can help prevent mass shootings

Law enforcement, families need tool to keep guns from would-be-shooters.
Steve Sack
August 9, 2019
Sack cartoon: Mitch McConnell and gun legislation

Sack cartoon: Mitch McConnell and gun legislation

Letters
August 9, 2019
President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping met at the G-20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 29. Xi allowed his country’s currency to weaken this

Readers Write: Trade war with China, Trump, mass shootings, electric scooters

Build pressure, change China.
Editorial
August 9, 2019

State's insurers need to follow Medica's admirable lead on insulin.

Minnetonka insurer will cap costs, one of many affordability solutions needed.
Beret Guidera
August 9, 2019
Before you speak, run this through your head: “Is what I’m about to say True? Is it Helpful? Is it Inspiring? Is it Necessary? Is it Kind?” If y

If your words are public, improve them

Make them true, helpful, inspiring, necessary and kind.
D.J. TICE
August 9, 2019
First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, with health care plan, in 1993.

D.J. Tice: Beware the side effects of health care policy

History and a new study show the trade-offs, but politicos can't resist the allure of big promises.
Letters
August 9, 2019
What about asking the Chinese people, over the heads of the party and the government, about their “hopes and desires?” an Aug. 4 commentary wonder

Readers Write: The U.S. and China, public employee retirement funds, climate and public health, police-involved killings and media spin, Minneapolis' drive-through ban

People living under a totalitarian regime can freely inform us of their wishes? Huh.
Editorial
August 9, 2019

Patient care is at risk in Blue Cross dispute

State leadership is needed to mediate dispute with Minnesota Hospital Association.
FROM THE ECONOMIST
August 9, 2019
Riot police officers in Hong Kong fired many volleys of tear gas on Aug. 5 as clashes with demonstrators plunged a broad stretch of the territory into

Hong Kong in 2019 is not (yet) Tiananmen Square in 1989

The outcome is uncertain and worrying for sure. But China knows it has much to lose by brutalizing the territory.
Letters
August 9, 2019
Students in Washington, D.C., marched to the U.S. Capitol in support of gun control legislation in March.

Readers Write: Gun violence, the state of politics, immigration raids

Lawmakers, act on guns or we'll vote you out­.
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