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Bret Stephens
October 7
President Joe Biden walks from the West Wing to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on June 25.

Untruths and corruption, Biden-style

He campaigned for office by insisting that he stood "for honor and telling the truth," and yet.
October 6

Biden's China challenge

Beijing respects no declared boundary with anti-communist Taiwan.
Lynnell Mickelsen
October 6
The Minneapolis City skyline, including City Hall, as seen from the back of the U.S. District Court.

Editorial Counterpoint: 'Strong mayor' plan mainly strengthens white elite

Affluent white people can feel the demographic changes looming. City Question 1 is the defense.
Thomas L. Friedman
October 6
Russian President Vladimir Putin, prior to a Cabinet meeting in Moscow on Jan. 15, 2020.

Winter could bring a green energy crisis

If it does, Vladimir Putin will be there to take advantage of most of Europe.
Ramesh Ponnuru
October 6
The U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

Breaking news: Democracy is NOT in danger

Despite both parties screaming otherwise.
Gregory W. Johnson
October 5
Ribnick Luxury Outerwear will close at the end of this year.

Counterpoint: Fur, the defense

If you don't want it, don't buy it, but don't prohibit sales.
Ed Graff
October 5
Minneapolis Public Schools Superintendent Ed Graff took questions Wednesday from reporters following a tour of Pillsbury Elementary School to see what

Counterpoint: District use of COVID funds is sensible, strategic

We need to meet the needs of our students using sustainable solutions.
Joseph Tamburino
October 5
Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin listened as his defense attorney Eric Nelson gave closing arguments on April 19.

How Chauvin just might win on appeal

There are opportunities for legal success in reducing his sentence.
Editorial Board
October 5
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., arrived to chair the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021.

Oh, get real, Democrats, and meet the country where it's at

The results of the last election show a preference for adult ideas, incremental change, a disavowal of extremism and an eye on cost.
Michelle Goldberg
October 5
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz.

What's wrong with Kyrsten Sinema?

Perhaps fancying herself as a maverick, she's actually just an obstructionist.
Opinion Exchange
October 4
Oil floats on the water surface after an oil spill in Huntington Beach, Calif., on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021. A major oil spill off the coast of Southern C

End coastal drilling

Oil spill in California spotlights the environmental, economic damage.
Eric Black
October 4
From March to April 2020, Eric Black writes, the number of employed people with disabilities fell by 20%, while the number of employed people without

More than ever, jobs for the disabled are vital

Today's labor shortage offers an incredible opportunity to employ this undervalued workforce.
Peggy Flanagan
October 4
Federal investments that ensure low- and middle-income families can afford child care, as well as preschool investments that build up our mixed delive

Without child care, economy cannot thrive

Minnesota is ready to build the child care system we need.
Will Rolf
October 4
The skyline of downtown St. Paul seen from the Smith Avenue High Bridge.

Let's not relive the rent control nightmare others endured

Vote "no" on rent control in St. Paul.
the Editorial Board of the Chicago Tribune
October 4
A Dollar Tree store in Jackson, Miss. Last week the chain announced that many items previously priced at the eponymous $1 level will now cost either $

Those warning against inflation have a formidable foe

That would be widespread ignorance of what inflation means.
Zachariah Mampilly
October 4
Victoria police clashed with protesters during a Rally for Freedom in Melbourne, Australia, on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. The protesters were demonstra

Protests are taking over the world. What's driving them?

Simultaneous uprisings in countries with a range of income levels, government types and geopolitical significance indicates disillusionment with the social contract.
Matt Johnson and Christine Coughlin
October 3
Ribnick Luxury Outerwear in Minneapolis will close after 76 years in business.

Don't defer any longer — de-fur Minneapolis now

There is no better time for the City Council to pass an ordinance that prohibits the sale of new fur.
Hank Shea
October 3
Minneapolis police chief Medaria Arradondo, at podium, and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, right, joined other city leaders in announcing a new model fo

10 reasons to vote 'No' on eliminating the police

There's still a chance for reform without disbanding the Minneapolis Police Department.
Noa K. Levi
October 3
The issue with trying to reform the Minneapolis Police Department, Noa K. Levi writes, is that Minneapolis police don’t believe they’re subject to

Democracy must restore law and order when cops resist reform

Passing City Question 2 can help us trust the system once more.
Opinion Exchange
October 3
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.

McConnell won't dismiss more SCOTUS games

He blocked Democratic nominee before and would no doubt do so again.
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