Charles C. (Chuck) Chalberg
November 24, 2021
Workers from a company that maintains public art used brushes to add wax to the bronze statue of Vice President Hubert Humphrey in front of City Hall

Jacob Frey, meet your prospective model, Hubert Humphrey

A mission for the modern mayor, if he chooses to accept it: wedding the two sides of his side of the political landscape. It will require some revision if he is to succeed.
Opinion
November 24, 2021
Editorial cartoon: Walt Handelsman on Thanksgiving gatherings

Editorial cartoon: Walt Handelsman on Thanksgiving gatherings

Nicholas Goldberg
November 24, 2021
A statue of Thomas Jefferson in New York’s City Hall Council Chamber will be removed by the end of the year. Some New York City Council members have

History is not static

Periodic review is, rather, the way of the world — not just the U.S. — and it's fine as long as it's scholarship, not manipulation.
Letters
November 24, 2021
Finn Washburn, 9, celebrates with mom Kate Elsley after receiving a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in San Jose, Calif.

Readers Write: Thanksgiving, COVID vaccines, nursing, Midtown Greenway

Grateful for those shots.
Editorial
November 24, 2021
Thanksgiving 2021: Being grateful and staying mindful

Thanksgiving 2021: Being grateful and staying mindful

Reflecting on another year of difficult challenges while being thankful for progress.
Opinion
November 24, 2021
Minnesota Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm and Gov, Tim Walz during a news conference this month.

Playing Politics: COVID's hold grimly endures

Despite major medical advancements, the pandemic continues - and continues its impact on politics. Hear the "Playing Politics" analysis from WCCO Radio's Chad Hartman and the Star Tribune Editorial Board's Jill Burcum and John Rash.
Trudy Rubin
November 24, 2021
A migrant child sleeps inside a logistics center at the checkpoint “Kuznitsa” at the Belarus-Poland border near Grodno, Belarus, Tuesday, Nov. 23,

This Thanksgiving, be thankful for where and what you are not

Hiding from the Taliban in Afghanistan, for example. Or struggling with immigration limbo in Belarus. Or …
Opinion
November 23, 2021

Release the JFK assassination record

There might not be an bombshells, but it's time to set the record straight for America.
Editorial
November 23, 2021
“The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth” (1914) by Jennie A. Brownscombe. This holiday, too, has come in for some rethinking.

Pondering the meaning of Thanksgiving

The act of giving thanks is an expression of humility, and we could use more of that.
Letters
November 23, 2021
Supporters of a $15 minimum wage rallied in St. Paul in 2017.

Readers Write: Work and workers, Robert Bly

Our data is nonpartisan, rigorous.
Opinion
November 23, 2021
Editorial cartoon: Lisa Benson on America's direction

Editorial cartoon: Lisa Benson on America's direction

Steve Chapman
November 23, 2021
High gas prices are posted at a full service gas station in Beverly Hills, Calif., Nov. 7.

Let's hope Biden doesn't mean what he says about gas prices

If he truly does believe price gouging is occurring and he acts on it, it could backfire.
LZ Granderson
November 23, 2021
People march in the street on July 25, 2020, to protest the death of Elijah McClain in Aurora, Colo.

Pursuing justice across two Americas

Events last week highlight questions about who justice really works for.
the Editorial Board of the Free Press of Mankato
November 23, 2021
Owatonna’s school district (shown here, the current high school) is one of the targets of data requests, in this case by the United Patriots for Acc

Fishing expeditions against Minnesota schools abuse open records law

The groups bogging schools down with data requests oppose attempts to teach students anything having to do with racial equity.
the Editorial Board of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
November 23, 2021
A Drug Enforcement Administration chemist checks confiscated powder containing fentanyl at the DEA Northeast Regional Laboratory in New York.

Why fentanyl?

There's so much risk — we must know what leads people here.
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