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Daily Reformer: Caught on tape

Good day. To get Daily Reformer in your in-box, sign up here. My personal fear last week was that the just and necessary case for...

The twin crises of the pandemic and unrest should push us...

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has made criminal justice reform one of his signature issues, arguing that the state was once a progressive trailblazer in...

Seven reforms needed now to loosen the grip of the Minneapolis...

With one of his members charged with the murder of George Floyd while three others are investigated for callously watching, president of the Minneapolis...

Time for Kroll to go — now

To understand the impunity under which the Minnesota cops’ union boss Bob Kroll operates, just read the letter he sent to his members this...

Daily Reformer: Fog of War

Good morning. Sign up for the daily email here.  Saturday and Sunday night were calmer in Minneapolis and the Twin Cities, relative to Thursday and...

Daily Reformer: Under attack

Good day. To sign up for Daily Reformer, go here. Another terrible night in the Twin Cities and especially Minneapolis, as fires and chaos again...

Daily Reformer: Leadership vacuum

Good morning. Sign up for our daily newsletter here.  An old friend from afar was frantically texting me last night about the situation here, and...

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that public health...

As a country we have woefully underinvested in public health. This was true in 1960 and it is true today. We spend 0.45% of...

Minnesota is resegregating its schools, and it’s bad for all of...

School segregation is often thought of as a 20th century problem — ancient history, something that was solved in the 1960s and 1970s. But...

Sweden and Norway took different approaches to COVID-19; the results are...

On May 2nd in the Los Angeles Times, Swedish Ambassador to the United States, Karin Olofsdotter wrote a commentary on why her country did...
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