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Responding to a Texas-sized outbreak of COVID-19
Hospitals are nearing capacity, and state needs to be clearer on guidelines
The 'People's Stadium' could house homeless
Since U.S. Bank Stadium doesn't have much going on right now, it could be a solution.
Good thing John Bolton's influence culminates only in a book
If he had succeeded in getting his president to embrace his war fetish, he probably wouldn't have written it.
Stop the world! Justice Samuel Alito wants to disembark
His worries, and those of his Supreme Court colleagues, involve public restrooms and all the other places respect for LGBT people might lead.
In Chicago, "killing season" is off to a troubling start
City's reopening is a concern, but first cut violent crime.
Biden should reconsider his promise not to pardon Trump
It could be in the best interest of the country to move on — otherwise we may be subjected to years of investigations.
Shirley Leckie Reed
Counterpoint: The South may have lost the war, but its culture won
Americans accepted ideas pushed by books and media that supported racism.
Counterpoint: We must see historical injustices clearly
It's a necessary step to combat modern inequities.
People have stopped going to the doctor. Most seem just fine.
Do Americans really need the amount of treatment that our health care system is used to providing?
Please, let's elect some younger U.S. senators
The problem isn't turnover so much as the age of those who are coming in.
How an 1871 civil rights law morphed into a police protection act
The law has been steadily weakened by judges — both liberal and conservative — discovering nuances.
OSHA seems to be sitting out the pandemic
It should be protecting workers, but federal agency is missing in action.
'Bad apple' theory is of little comfort to me
Those bad apples can, and do, kill young black men just like me.
Myron Orfield and Will Stancil
This area's been told for decades: Segregation won't work
Now, finally, we see.
Robin R. Bell and Paul D. Bauknight Jr.
Revamp the Upper Harbor project
If we want to see real change, this development needs to support its north Minneapolis community, not outside businesses.
With malice toward all, with charity for none
America's culture war rages on.
Democrats' problem is often not what they want to do but how they present it
They have a way of turning away potential supporters with the wrong language. For example, the phrase "defund the police."
America's wannabe autocrat is in the home stretch. How worried should we be?
Beware a despot when he's cornered.
Counterpoint: Change for African-Americans is about more than sheer will
People of color face overpowering challenges in this country.
More Burr than Hamilton in Bolton's 'The Room Where It Happened'
The new book is unflattering to both Bolton and Trump.
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The City Council's police transformation effort is wise, bold
The real history of Mount Rushmore
Counterpoint: Yes, Minneapolis government is dysfunctional
Justice John Roberts is helping erode the church-state wall
Biden's best VP pick is obvious: Tammy Duckworth
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