Opinion Exchange

Reflections for a midsummer night

On June 20, at 10:31 p.m. in these parts ... the days start to get shorter. Dance while ye may.
Editorial

Bureaucratic snafus shouldn't delay aid

Some Minnesota entertainment venues may close without promised help.
Opinion Exchange

Approaching 100, 'Citizen Swain' takes on climate change

Tom Swain's eagerness to take on big issues has led to the creation of the new Swain Climate Policy Series at the University of Minnesota.
Opinion

Straw buyers help criminals get guns

A Star Tribune story showed how weak guns laws are being exploited.
Opinion Exchange

Biden boosts — and is boosted by — resurgent U.S. image abroad

Editorial

Uptown protests grew out of control

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Opinion
June 20

U.S. must bolster cybersecurity

Letters
June 20

Readers Write: Love, the term 'birthing person,' marijuana and guns, State Fair security

Editorial
June 20
Don't miss savings on health coverage

Don't miss savings on health coverage

A person waves a rainbow flag in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, on June 15, 2020.

The Supreme Court deals an ominous blow to LGBTQ equality

NEW LONDON, CT - MAY 21: A member of the Secret Service stands behind a wall while U.S. President George W. Bush speaks during the Coast Guard Academy
Opinion
Star Tribune endorsements
updated 18 hours 46 mins. ago
The Star Tribune Editorial Board has made endorsements for the 2020 general election. Among its recommendations are Joe Biden for president and Tina Smith for U.S. Senate.
The Supreme Court in Washington.

Court shows law stands outside culture wars

Large emergencies change how society works. This time, peoples’ priorities have changed — time with family and friends is more important than the

Behold the post-pandemic renaissance

US Vice President Kamala Harris and Opal Lee, left, the activist known as the grandmother of Juneteenth, watch as US President Joe Biden holds the sig

Juneteenth: Wrong date, right reckoning

Letters
June 17
Renters and community members protested on Aug. 1, 2020, in Minneapolis against evictions.

Readers Write: Housing, the term 'birthing person'

Opinion
June 17

Trump's 2020 Bible stunt

Playing Politics podcast
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Playing Politics podcast
updated 23 hours 13 mins. ago
Listening to the "Playing Politics" podcast from the Star Tribune and WCCO Radio is like taking a seat at the Editorial Board table and hearing an informed and opinionated weekly discussion of all things political in Minnesota and the nation. "Playing Politics" features WCCO's Chad Hartman and the Star Tribune's John Rash in addition to editorial writer Patricia Lopez and columnists Lori Sturdevant and D.J. Tice – award-winning journalists who bring varied perspectives to the issues of the day.
Many visited George Floyd Square to pay tribute on the anniversary of the death of George Floyd on May 25 in Minneapolis.

Reconnecting 38th and Chicago will help whole community move forward

Steve Sack
June 17
Sack cartoon: A brief history of attempts to repeal Obamacare

Sack cartoon: A brief history of attempts to repeal Obamacare

“Farmers markets around the state have already begun their season with the expectation that Market Bucks would continue to operate as it has been do

Farmers, low-income Minnesotans need Market Bucks

Trinity Dunlap, 15, of Maple Grove, held a Black Lives Matter sign over her head as she listened to a private memorial for George Floyd downtown in Ju

Stop loving the problem. Start building the solution.

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