September 19
An infrared image of California wildlife impacts — one among many – shows carbon monoxide plumes at 3 miles of altitude over a recent three-day pe

Readers Write: Chains of impacts, the Minneapolis City Council, Minnesota Public Radio, Democratic Catholics, COVID-19, courage in politics

A nightmare scenario.
September 18
U.S. Attorney General William Barr is facing criticism for comments about lockdowns and civil liberties.

Readers Write: The coronavirus pandemic, the national anthem, racism, the Boundary Waters

The 'greatest intrusion'? Hmm.
September 17
Los Angeles Clippers players and personnel kneel during the national anthem before a Sept. 11 game.

Readers Write: National anthem protests, policing, justice, distance learning, climate change

Liberty over uniformity.
September 16
Players on the Tennessee Titans stand and kneel during the national anthem before a game Sept. 14.

Readers Write: National anthem protests, Third District race, Biden's COVID plan, Big Ten football

The flag and anthem belong to all of us, not just the military.
September 15
Firefighters work in Santa Anita Canyon in Arcadia, Calif., on Sept. 13.

Readers Write: Climate change and wildfires, Garrison Keillor, Catholic priests' comments, U of M sports cuts

A fiery case for renewable energy.
September 14
A woman visits the remains of her home, destroyed by fire, in Talent, Ore.

Readers Write: Climate change, diversity training, COVID-19

We've got to stop this.
September 12
A protest outside Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman’s home in May. Assertive but peaceful events like these are not to be equated with armed pro

Readers Write: Protests, Minneapolis public safety, unemployment support,

No false equivalence, please.
September 11
Firefighters and a police officer just after the collapse of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.

Readers Write: The police, Trump and the coronavirus

These officers are our heroes.
September 11
Bicyclists passed Wirth Lake at Theodore Wirth Park. ] LEILA NAVIDI • leila.navidi@startribune.com BACKGROUND INFORMATION: A warm and humid afternoo

Readers Write: Civil society, China's human rights abuses, the election, water pollution, COVID-19

Serendipity and ensuing reflection.
September 10
Health care workers test for the coronavirus in Liberty, Mo., in August.

Readers Write: Trump and the virus, the Electoral College, jargon

Public denial, private agreement.
September 9
Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, talked with Senate Minority Leader Susan Kent, DFL-Woodbury, on the state Senate floor before the start

Readers Write: The Legislature, 'losers' and 'suckers' comments, better journalism, COVID-19, the State Fair

Redirect your ire, Gazelka.
September 8
Protesters surrounded several National Guard vehicles on Lake Street in Minneapolis on May 29.

Readers Write: Civil unrest, Trump's comments on veterans

I'll take protest over the alternative.
September 4
President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania on Thursday evening, and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows looks on. Trump den

Readers Write: American veterans, rebuilding Minneapolis

My father was no sucker, Mr. Trump.
September 4
Bodies of people who died from COVID-19 are stored in refrigerated trucks in New York City in April.

Readers Write: COVID-19, riots and unrest, Israel/UAE peace deal, mail-in voting, the census, the Lynx

This is a staggering tragedy.
September 4
Stacks of ballot envelopes wait to be mailed in North Carolina.

Readers Write: Elections, dining out, COVID vaccines, 2020 election, bearbaiting, Bert Blyleven

Vote. It works.
September 4
Lisa Bender in 2016. Bender ran for the Minneapolis City Council in 2013 promising to push the city toward higher density and streets designed as much

Readers Write: Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender, civil unrest, Bottineau Corridor light rail, strugging Chambers of Commerce, State Fair

Bender is not really transmitting "balance."
September 3
The Oklahoma City Thunder’s Terrance Ferguson practices in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The league and the players’ association have said they will work

Readers Write: Law and order, the 2020 election

Stop doing what Trump can exploit.
September 2
A ceremony to kick off the new semester at Wuhan High School in central China’s Hubei province.

Readers Write: COVID-19, sports and protest, State Fair in absentia

China is in control; the U.S. is not.
September 1
A boy disappeared into the Mississippi River off Boom Island Park, above, in Minneapolis on Saturday.

Readers Write: First responders, 2020 election, restaurant closings

A counselor could've helped.
August 31
The intersection of 27th Avenue and Lake Street in Minneapolis remains marked by piles of rubble.

Readers Write: Rebuilding after riots, quelling unrest, the NFL, monarch butterflies

Wealthy companies should step up