Caroline Skoog

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Skoog: No more heroes

Encouraging martyrdom in stories of gun violence depoliticizes the gun control discussion.

Skoog: Rodney Reed is innocent

Reed was wrongly convicted of murder, highlighting longstanding issues with institutional racism in the criminal justice system.

Skoog: The big trash debate

Upholding the organized collection was the right move, but St. Paul isn’t off the hook when it comes to its policies.

Skoog: What about whataboutism’s advantages?

Recently defined in the Oxford dictionary as “the technique or practice of responding to an accusation or difficult question by making a counter-accusation or raising a different issue,” the term “whataboutism” has risen in popularity in both political discourse and everyday conversation.