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Seeking peace in Minnesota's war over early education

A legislative compromise should involve both money and policy.

Sack cartoon: The swamp


The swamp

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Rash Report: A march for science — and society
John Rash

The United States could use a new "Sputnik moment" that rallies around scientists and other learned experts.

Minnesota Department of Revenue faces budget cuts. Wise?
Lori Sturdevant

This is, after all, the department that brings in the funds for Minnesota.


Seeking peace in Minnesota's war over early education

Trump's management by crisis creates needless instability
Medical providers need to take leadership role in U.S. health reform debate
Macron gives France a sensible alternative

Do female cops make all the difference?

Teachers and staff of color matter big-time
Despite release of Aya Hijazi, Egyptian repression continues
Counterpoint: In planning the city's new core, we look up, not down

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Readers Write (April 28): Trump tax plan, Minneapolis Police Department, student fees, KQRS

Readers Write (April 27): Trump's budget proposal, science and vaccinations, thryoid drug study, body-shaming, the transit experience, KQRS
Readers Write (April 26): Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges' revelation about abuse, buffer strips, Edina and the smoking age, renaming Lake Calhoun
Readers Write (April 25): Renaming Lake Calhoun, Edina and the smoking age, the March for Science, diet soda, Trump's start

Despite release of Aya Hijazi, Egyptian repression continues

Trump has embraced regime without pushing for human rights reform.


Counterpoint: Ready for this? Make city center a pedestrian zone

Cities across the world have revitalized their centers by making them pedestrian-only.


Counterpoint: In planning the city's new core, we look up, not down

There are proposals on the table on how to make skyways more user-friendly.


Readers Write (April 28): Trump tax plan, Minneapolis Police Department, student fees, KQRS

The haters will hate Trump's proposal.


Garrison Keillor: A message from POTUS, the fantastically tremendous Numero Uno

But that Wong guy and his New York Times robots have it in for me. They keep saying I'm unpopular, that things are chaotic. Sad!


The Handmaid's Tale: There's nothing "timely" or even plausible about this yarn

It's one thing to enjoy a dystopian story in a book or on the screen, but there's something very wrong with claiming it is reality.


Readers Write (April 27): Trump's budget proposal, science and vaccinations, thryoid drug study, body-shaming, the transit experience, KQRS

And on goes the status quo …