New Voices

New Voices: RFK Jr. and a vice presidential Hail Mary

His options for a running mate, or at least those he's shared with us, speak volumes to the nature of his agenda.
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New Voices: Aid-in-dying would worsen health care inequities

Minnesota's proposed legislation is dangerous for people with disabilities.
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New voices: There are consequences to sexual repression

Forcing someone to hide can lead to distress, fear and addiction.
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New Voices: The person is worth the pronoun effort

The argument that they/them is not grammatically correct doesn't stand up.
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New Voices: Access to LGBTQ+ history and education matters

We have always existed, and we deserve representation in school textbooks.

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New Voices
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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.
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Special report Mining and the BWCA: Not this location
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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.
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