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Amid enduring challenges, U.S. journalists remain resilient

We’re putting out the call for new commentary writers.
New Voices
updated 15 hours 41 mins. ago
Star Tribune Opinion's latest feature spotlights commentaries written by first-time contributors to our pages. These thinkers, readers and opinionated community members from across Minnesota have something to say and, we hope, inspire you to join the conversation, too.
Our Columnists
June 17

The Minnesota muddle

Similarities, differences between Watergate and Jan. 6 eras

Playing Politics podcast
Playing Politics podcast
updated 20 hours 29 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.

High court crossfire looms on guns, abortion

Another massacre, another failure to lead

Twin Metals underground mine location: Aerial view of the area that would be mined by Twin Metals.
Special report Mining and the BWCA: Not this location
updated 11 hours 33 mins. ago
The Star Tribune Editorial Board has taken the position that the Twin Metals copper-nickel mining project near the BWCA should not proceed. That editorial and others leading up to it are collected here. Responses will be added as they are published.

Ukraine needs arms — and hearts and minds, too

'The Long Breakup' gives context to conflict in Ukraine

Opinion Exchange
April 30

A crossfire of hard truths on crime, policing

Opinion Exchange
April 29

Elon Musk, CNN+ and the Times headline latest media tumult

Opinion Exchange
April 22

Ukrainian, Russian political cartoons draw upon antiwar sentiment

Opinion Exchange
April 15

World food supply may be the next war casualty

Neighbors at war, two presidents a world apart

Opinion Exchange
March 31

For real police reform, look behind the scenes

Opinion Exchange
March 25

The consequences — and clarity — of calling Putin a 'war criminal'

Opinion Exchange
March 18

Putin's propaganda hurts the world, but harms Russians most

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