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Jay S. Kaufman: Science alone cannot heal a sick society

By Jay S. Kaufman | Special to The New York Times | September 26, 2021, 2:00 p.m.

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In this April 11, 2018, photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election and data privacy.

Congratulations, Utah. You’ve found a way to make Facebook worse, George Pyle writes

By George Pyle | September 26, 2021, 12:06 p.m.

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Drivers with a vaccine appointment enter a mega COVID-19 vaccination site set up in the parking lot of Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021.

Leonard Pitts: Goodbye and good riddance to vaccine refusers

By Leonard Pitts | The Miami Herald | September 26, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

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A photograph made through a glass prism shows reflections of the Capitol building in Washington on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021. "How can moderate and progressive Democrats create a package they both can live with? The best way to do that is to build on each side's best insights," writes The New York Times opinion columnist David Brooks.

David Brooks: Moderates and progressives should adopt the best of each other’s insights

By David Brooks | The New York Times | September 25, 2021, 5:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Nurse Sue Day administers a COVID-19 vaccine to a University of Utah student in Salt Lake City on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021.

Kenneth Lougee: Fighting the pandemic is a ‘supreme and noble duty’

By Kenneth Lougee | Special to The Tribune | September 24, 2021, 7:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Sophie Woodbury, Dr. Angela Dunn, Monte Roberts and Amanda Vicchrilli and William Brunt, pose for a photo after the first Covid-19 vaccines were administered at LDS Hospital, on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020.

Christian Soto: Constitution does not excuse anyone from public health mandates

By Christian Soto | Special to The Tribune | September 24, 2021, 6:50 p.m.

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In this Jan. 6 photo, violent protesters storm the Capitol, in Washington.

Eric Hubner: Radical Republicans will soon own Washington like the Taliban own Kabul

By Eric Hubner | Special to The Tribune | September 24, 2021, 2:00 p.m.

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In this Jan. 4 photo President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally for Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., and David Perdue at Dalton Regional Airport in Dalton, Ga.

Kimball Dean Parker: Why I am leaving the Republican Party

By Kimball Dean Parker | Special to The Tribune | September 24, 2021, 7:33 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Deeda Seed of Stop the Polluting Port Coalition holds up a report being released outlining the potential environmental harms from the proposed Utah Inland Port during a press conference at the Utah Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.

Deeda Seed: Inland port’s runaway train needs to slow down

By Deeda Seed | Special to The Tribune | September 23, 2021, 7:00 p.m.

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Nate Jones: Business people should trust themselves, not government

By Nate Jones | Special to The Tribune | September 23, 2021, 5:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune Sen. Kathleen Riebe, D-Cottonwood Heights talks concerned Utah voters Teresa Carlson and Helen Moser with the League of Women Voters about possible partisan gerrymandering of the redrawn redistricting lines. Riebe was joined by Sen. Derek Kitchen, D-Salt Lake City and Rep. Suzanne Harrison, D-Draper to emphasize the importance of the will of the voters in drawing new lines in the redistricting process, Aug. 19, 2021 at the Millcreek Library.

Linda F. Smith: Utah’s congressional districts should not be sliced like a pizza. Again.

By Linda F. Smith | Special to The Tribune | September 23, 2021, 3:30 p.m.

(Planet) A satellite image of the Spiral Jetty, in the north end of the Great Salt Lake, taken on July 3, 2011.

Christopher Perkins: A love letter to the Great Salt Lake

By Christopher Perkins | Special to The Tribune | September 23, 2021, 2:00 p.m.

(Nikki Boliaux | The New York Times) Hikers take in the view from the summit of the Angels Landing trail in Zion National Park in Utah,  Nov. 23, 2020.

Donald Falvey: We still have a chance to save our national parks

By Donald Falvey | Special to The Tribune | September 23, 2021, 2:00 p.m.

(Utah FORGE Project) The Utah FORGE project near Milford in Beaver County is being built and managed by the University of Utah’s Energy & Geoscience Institute.

Joseph Moore: Time for Utah to tap the energy that lies beneath our feet

By Joseph Moore | Special to The Tribune | September 23, 2021, 7:25 p.m.

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Commentary: The downside of high trust in the military

By Jessica D. Blankshain and Max Z. Margulies | Special to The New York Times | September 23, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

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In this May 9, 2018, photo, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Paul Krugman: Joe Manchin should realize that coal is not his state’s future

By Paul Krugman | The New York Times | September 22, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

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People seeking asylum at a makeshift camp near the Del Rio International Bridge as they wait to turn themselves in to Border Patrol agents in Del Rio, Texas on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. The temporary camp in Del Rio has grown with staggering speed in recent days during a massive surge in migration that has overwhelmed the authorities.

Rich Lowry: Biden’s border ‘challenge’ gets worse

By Rich Lowry | National Review | September 22, 2021, 4:51 p.m.

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People seeking asylum are seen crossing the Rio Grande into Del Rio, Texas on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. Haiti migration officials have asked the United States for a "humanitarian moratorium" even as they prepare to receive the first returnees from Texas. "Will we have enough to feed these people?"

Leonard Pitts: You can starve an ideal only so long before you kill it altogether

By Leonard Pitts | The Miami Herald | September 22, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Lindsay Brown prepares a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a drive-thru event organized by the Utah County Health Department in Spanish Fork on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021.

Paul Gibbs: Take no joy in the misery of the unvaccinated

By Paul Gibbs | Special to The Tribune | September 22, 2021, 2:43 p.m.

In this August 1966, AP file photo, Chinese leader Mao Zedong meets with representatives of the revolutionary teachers and students from Peking and other parts of the country. Mao launches the decade-long Cultural Revolution to reassert his authority. Schools are shut, youthful Red Guards attack political enemies and intellectuals are persecuted or driven to suicide.

Michelle Goldberg: The middle-aged sadness behind the cancel culture panic

By Michelle Goldberg | The New York Times | September 21, 2021, 6:38 p.m.

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In this Dec. 24, 2020, photo, a COVID-19 vaccination record card is shown at Seton Medical Center in Daly City, Calif.

Tom Frieden: I ran the CDC. Here’s how to prove that Americans are vaccinated.

By Tom Frieden | Special to The New York Times | September 21, 2021, 10:46 p.m.

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Homestake Creek wetlands in Colorado.

David O. Williams: Time to stop shipping water across the Rockies

By David O. Williams | Writers on the Range | September 20, 2021, 8:02 p.m.

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, turns to speak directly to gun violence survivors and activists, during a campaign stop, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Gail Collins: Why are we still going great guns?

By Gail Collins | The New York Times | September 20, 2021, 5:38 p.m.

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In this Jan. 27 photo, Critical Care staff look after a COVID-19 patient on the Christine Brown ward at King's College Hospital in London.

Ross Douthat: What if the COVID-19 pandemic were 10 times deadlier?

| September 20, 2021, 4:33 p.m.

From left, Vice President Mike Pence, President Donald Trump, Franklin Graham and the Graham family, pray as the late Rev. Billy Graham lies in honor in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. (Aaron P. Bernstein/Pool via AP)

Charles M. Blow: White evangelicals shun morality for power

By Charles M. Blow | The New York Times | September 20, 2021, 3:27 p.m.