Understood, presidential campaigns are about winning. They are not about candidates offending large numbers of core supporters and others by pursuing a keenly contentious social issue such as family...Read full article
Americans get along better than we give ourselves credit for — and our musicians and sports teams give us a place to celebrate that. Much has been said this year, especially in recent weeks, about t...Read full article
I rise in praise of superficial relationships among America’s 320 million or so men, women, and younger people, regardless of their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, social clas...Read full article
For all the barriers to learning and efforts at school reform, what happened to showing up? A recent Star Tribune editorial (“School reform starts with kids showing up,” Sept. 20) touched all the ...Read full article
The Star Tribune ran a story on Tuesday about how the University of Minnesota is (rightly) defending itself against a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by nine Gopher football players involved in a...Read full post
Perhaps the richest irony of Harvard’s admissions policies disfavoring Asians is that they result in preferential admissions for white applicants. This wasn’t the original intent of affirmative ...Read full post
People in Policy: Mitch Pearlstein...
Mitch Pearlstein on the Mary Hanson Show (7.21.16, 30 min.)...