Opinion

Biden at year one: More Ford than Carter (or FDR)

In his heady early days, he was compared to Roosevelt. Lately, to Carter. But Ford is the more apt precedent for this presidency.
Editorial

Remote learning should be last resort

COVID-19 decisions are complex, and without statewide requirements districts must make the call.
Opinion Exchange

A story resides within each tent

Our city didn't cause this crisis, but we must not make it worse.
Opinion Exchange

We must find, nourish root cause of moral decency

To minimize crime, we have to get there before it happens.
Opinion Exchange

Counterpoint: The duty of education is truth, however discomforting

Opinion Exchange

What's happening on the left is no excuse for what's happening on the right

Editorial

Voting rights fails, but fight goes on

Editorial

Sheriff, you're done

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Letters
January 20
A demonstrator takes part in a march on Jan. 17 that urged lawmakers to take action on voting rights. Voting legislation was blocked in the U.S. Senat

Readers Write: Voting rights, the Biden administration

Opinion
January 20
Sack cartoon: Voting speed bumps

Sack cartoon: Voting speed bumps

Opinion Exchange
January 20
Taliban fighters in Kabul, Afghanistan, in August. The 2016 report of the special inspector general of Afghanistan reconstruction confirmed that U.S.

To fight global corruption, U.S. must address its role in it

Opinion Exchange
January 20
The HealthCare.gov website in 2018.

How being sick changed my health care views

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Opinion
January 19

Mahalia Jackson and 'I Have a Dream'

Letters
January 19
President Joe Biden leaves the East Room of the White House after speaking about the coronavirus pandemic in August.

Readers Write: The Biden administration

Editorial
January 19
A JetBlue passenger flight passed the Air Force Memorial as it prepared to land at Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Va., on Wednesday.

Caution is warranted in 5G rollout

Opinion Exchange
January 19
A hospital worker cares for a patients with coronavirus at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, May 8, 2020.

'Colorblind' treatment decision won't promote racial justice

Opinion
January 19
Editorial cartoon: Walt Handelsman on Biden's first year

Editorial cartoon: Walt Handelsman on Biden's first year

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 19 hours 59 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.
Opinion Exchange
January 19
“Currently, it is estimated that 5 to 10% of all of our Minnesota critical care beds are occupied by patients receiving non-beneficial care at their

When death is coming, difficult choices are required

Opinion Exchange
January 19
In this photo from April 27, 2019, Archbishop Emeritus and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu attends an exhibition and book launch of notable photographs of

As the moral universe turns

Opinion
January 19

Playing Politics: The president meets the press

Opinion Exchange
January 19
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., sat for an Associated Press interview in early January.

Congress can trade stocks or keep the public trust. Not both.

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