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
Gary Marvin Davison, an engaged educator with a perpetual edge, had a particularly pointed counterpoint in the Star Tribune (Oct. 17) about how the “insidious ideology of education professors and th...Read full post
It’s easy to gang up on cities, and not just because of gangs. But if I were to pick just one reason why cities often anger me, it would be how mostly young males shoot up, beat up, intimidate, an...Read full post
Columnist George Will, at the Minnesota Business Partnership’s Annual Dinner last Thursday (September 19), guaranteed that no presidential candidate between now and Election Day next year would say ...Read full post
People in Policy: Mitch Pearlstein...
Mitch Pearlstein on the Mary Hanson Show (7.21.16, 30 min.)...