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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally in Washington. Arguments begin Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the impeachment trial of Donald Trump on allegations that he incited the violent mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Justin Thulin: In replacing Cheney, GOP chooses the Big Lie and power over truth and democracy

By Justin Thulin | Special to The Tribune | May 15, 2021, 7:33 p.m.

(Courtesy photos) Nkenna Onwuzuruoha and Charnell Peters, facilitators for YWCA Utah's Woke Words program; James Jackson III, founder of the Utah Black Chamber; and University of Utah assistant professor of English Crystal Rudds, shown with books they recommend for learning about racism.

David Brooks: This is how wokeness ends

By David Brooks | The New York Times | May 15, 2021, 7:00 p.m.

(J. Scott Applewhite | AP) Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks to reporters after House Republicans voted to oust her from her leadership post as chair of the House Republican Conference because of her repeated criticism of former President Donald Trump for his false claims of election fraud and his role in instigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol attack, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, May 12, 2021.

Hillary Stirling: Utah congressmen promote a false kind of unity

By Hillary Stirling | Special to The Tribune | May 15, 2021, 7:00 p.m.

David Schwendiman: Who will be the next United States attorney for Utah?

By David Schwendiman | Special to The Tribune | May 15, 2021, 5:30 p.m.

Dr. Barney Graham, left, speaks as President Joe Biden listens during a visit to the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in Bethesda, Md. Kizzmekia Corbett, an immunologist with the Vaccine Research Center at the NIH, right, and NIH Director, second from right, listen. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Mary Tipton: Biden is compromising U.S. response to future pandemics

By Mary Tipton | Special to The Tribune | May 15, 2021, 4:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Voters at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on election day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.

Ammon Gruwell: Approval voting will help end the political duopoly

By Ammon Gruwell | Special to The Tribune | May 14, 2021, 9:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Help wanted signs from around the Salt Lake valley on Friday, July 17, 2020.

George Pyle: Utah Republicans could thwart post-pandemic recovery for workers

By George Pyle | May 14, 2021, 10:15 p.m.

In this Monday, June 17, 2019 photo, shown is Holly Metcalf Kinyon's 1776 broadside printing of the Declaration of Independence at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. Metcalf Kinyon, a descendent of Declaration signer John Witherspoon, has lent her document to the museum to be displayed from June 18 to the end of the year. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Patsy Neal: Whatever happened to ‘Our Sacred Honor’?

By Patsy Neal | Special to The Tribune | May 14, 2021, 7:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Heidi Matthews, president, Utah Education Association makes a comment about the new Utah School Safety Commission during a news conference at the Utah State Capitol, Thursday, March 1, 2018.

Heidi Matthews: Righting the ship of Utah public education funding

By Heidi Matthews | Special to The Tribune | May 14, 2021, 5:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   New solar panels on the roof of the Sorenson Multicultural Center, on California Ave, on Thursday, July 2, 2020.

Commentary: Utah schools should move to 100% renewable energy

By Nina Serafin, Aarushi Verma and Muskan Walia | Special to The Tribune | May 14, 2021, 3:00 p.m.

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The 104-megawatt Utah Red Hills Renewable Park, the state's first large utility-scale solar farm, goes on-line this month. Its 340,700 panels, installed on 632 acres west of Parowan, will generate enough electricity to power 18,500 homes.

William E. Fisher: Replace the polluting inland port with a large solar farm

By William E. Fisher | Special to The Tribune | May 13, 2021, 8:00 p.m.

(Rick Bowmer | AP file photo)

In this Aug. 26, 2019, photo, Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District biologist Nadja Reissen examines a mosquito in Salt Lake City.

Brian Moench and Courtney Henley: A second opinion on the use of anti-mosquito pesticides

By Brian Moench and Courtney Henley | Special to The Tribune | May 13, 2021, 8:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Reycraft Books) Pictured is the book cover of "Call Me Max" written by Kyle Lukoff and illustrated by Luciano Lozano. The story is about a transgender boy.

Alli Martin and John Arthur: Rally to support our LGBTQ students

By John Arthur and Alli Martin | Special to The Tribune | May 13, 2021, 7:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah County Mayor Jenny Wilson, left, and Rep. Angela Romero, D-Salt Lake, at right join first lady Jill Biden as she visits a pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Jordan Park on Salt Lake City’s west side on Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

Jenny Wilson and Erin Mendenhall: American Jobs Plan and American Families Plan would ensure long-term wellbeing of region

By Jenny Wilson and Erin Mendenhall | Special to The Tribune | May 13, 2021, 5:00 p.m.

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Haley Swenson: Utah families — not just new parents — need paid leave

By Haley Swenson | Special to The Tribune | May 13, 2021, 3:00 p.m.

(Lan Truong | The New York Times)

A Sports Event Shouldn’t Be a Superspreader. Cancel the Olympics.

Jules Boykoff: A sports event shouldn’t be a superspreader. Cancel the Olympics.

By Jules Boykoff | Special to The New York Times | May 13, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Andrew Harnik | AP) President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, Thursday, April 15, 2021.

Rich Lowry: Biden wants child care for all, even if families don’t

By Rich Lowry | National Review | May 12, 2021, 9:00 p.m.

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo rioters loyal to President Donald Trump storm the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Arguments begin Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the impeachment trial of Donald Trump on allegations that he incited the violent mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Leonard Pitts: Americans are being radicalized by the lies of Fox News

By Leonard Pitts | The Miami Herald | May 12, 2021, 7:17 p.m.

(Damon Winter |The New York Times)

Republican members of the House confer during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 15, 2019. "I saw close up what happens when democratically elected politicians think that they can endlessly abuse their institutions, cross redlines, weaken their judiciary and buy reporters and television stations," writes The New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman, "so that there is no truth, only versions, of every story."

Thomas L. Friedman: The GOP plot against Cheney, and democracy

By Thomas L. Friedman | The New York Times | May 12, 2021, 3:58 p.m.

Kim Dohrer: In Davis County, public and charter schools cooperate

By Kim Dohrer | Special to The Tribune | May 11, 2021, 8:00 p.m.

Rabecca Cisneros: Finding our place in Utah’s public schools - charter and district

By Rabecca Cisneros | Special to The Tribune | May 11, 2021, 8:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Graduates listen in their cars, as commencement speaker, Wendy Watson Nelson speaks, at Utah Valley University's graduation program in Orem, on Friday, May 7, 2021.

Jacob Newman: Nelson asks for understanding, but doesn’t offer it

By Jacob Newman | Special to The Tribune | May 11, 2021, 4:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) A 2,100 square foot home for sale for $380,000 in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Even with housing demand in Utah at historic highs, home sales along the Wasatch Front dropped earlier this year for a lack of supply. Prices, meanwhile, keep climbing for single-family homes as razor-thin supplies dampen sales and buyers go for more affordable alternatives such as condominiums and town homes.

Jonathan Thompson: Housing prices in the West are over the moon

By Jonathan Thompson | Writers on the Range | May 11, 2021, 4:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Help wanted signs from around the Salt Lake valley on Friday, July 17, 2020.

Paul Krugman: Republicans are still waging war on workers

By Paul Krugman | The New York Times | May 11, 2021, 2:00 p.m.

(Johnny Hanson/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)

In this May 4, 2013, photo, National Rifle Association members listen to speakers during the NRA's 142 annual Meetings and Exhibits at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.

Ron Molen: A well-funded cartel is behind America’s gun deaths

By Ron Molen | Special to The Tribune | May 10, 2021, 8:00 p.m.