Nonprofit, nonpartisan journalism. Supported by readers.

Donate

Letters

It’s time for Minnesota to follow Minneapolis’ Green To Go model

How many times do Minnesotans go out to eat per week? If your answer was one or greater, and one of your go-to restaurants continues to use polystyrene and other No. 6 plastics, your to-go containers could be contaminating other recyclables in your bin. Fortunately, since the 2015 Green To Go bill was passed in […]

The hypocrisy of extremism within China

It would be in China’s best interest to satisfy the fundamental rights of all of its people, regardless of ideological preference.

It’s still far too easy for dangerous people to acquire guns

Any effort to control the acquisition of guns by criminals will be hamstrung without universal criminal background check legislation to require background checks on all sales, including private transactions.

Winning in 2020 must be the top priority for Democrats

Out of all the crises facing the United States, none of them can be properly tackled without removing Donald Trump from the White House and Republicans from power up and down the ballot.

Women are still a long way from wage parity

April 2 is Equal Pay Day, the date that marks how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned the year before.

Trump’s gag rule on doctors is a disastrous policy

We must reject the Trump-Pence administration’s attack on the nation’s family planning program and fight back against this new attempt to deny communities in Minnesota access to reproductive health care.