Opinion Exchange

New Voices: Let's rededicate ourselves to our American ideals

But we must do that while seeing the world as it now is — not how we wish it were.
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New Voices: Reconsider your lawn

Traditional grass lawns deplete nutrients in the soil and require excess amounts of water and fertilizer. Here are some alternatives.
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A call for New Voices

Star Tribune Opinion is looking for first-time contributors to join the conversation.
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New Voices: The piling-on effect of fees in criminal justice

For those trying to re-enter society, a few dollars here and a few hundred there add up to a barrier.
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New Voices: A poem for Ukraine

The country is once again experiencing pain and destruction.

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New Voices
updated 20 hours 49 mins. ago
Star Tribune Opinion's latest feature spotlights commentaries written by first-time contributors to our pages. These thinkers, readers and opinionated community members from across Minnesota have something to say and, we hope, inspire you to join the conversation, too.
Playing Politics podcast
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Listening to the "Playing Politics" podcast from the Star Tribune and WCCO Radio is like taking a seat at the Editorial Board table and hearing an informed and opinionated weekly discussion of all things political in Minnesota and the nation. "Playing Politics" features WCCO's Chad Hartman and the Star Tribune's John Rash in addition to editorial writer Patricia Lopez and columnists Lori Sturdevant and D.J. Tice – award-winning journalists who bring varied perspectives to the issues of the day.
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