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Does Labor's rise in the U.K. say anything about U.S. politics?

Does Labor's resurgence in the U.K. say anything about U.S. politics?

British politics don’t completely parallel those in the United States. But there have been a lot of similarities in recent years. 

Leah Phifer is a different kind of candidate for Congress. But politics in Minnesota’s Eighth District are different these days, too

In 70 years, northeastern Minnesota has been represented in Congress by just four men. But fractures in the DFL over the future of mining might mean the district is ripe for change.

What my parents understood — that Trump doesn't — about the greatness of America

Humbled by the knowledge that I didn’t do much to qualify for the good life in America, I can’t bring myself to make it a priority to deny the same opportunities to others. 

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A decade ago, the CIA secretly funded conferences to lure Iranian scientists to defect.

MinnPost Picks: on mixing meats, family farming, and weird Yukon towns
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MinnPost Picks: on mixing meats, family farming, and weird Yukon towns

Our weekly roundup of great stories from around the web, as recommended by MinnPost staff and contributing journalists.