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Seeger’s true politics

Folk singer Pete Seeger, who died at age 94 last month, provided a soundtrack for every progressive crusade of our time, from labor unions to civil rights, from world peace to environmentalism. He wrote, “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?” “If I Had A Hammer” and “...

Some Colorado politicians still do not get that whole open records...

A recent hearing related to the bungled Broomfield election made it clear that some public officials — even judges — still just don’t get it when it comes to coughing up open records...

ALEC’s attack on renewables arrives in Colorado

America’s solar industry supplies less than 1 percent of the electricity in the U.S. but has experienced explosive growth. Unfortunately, there’s growing opposition from the utilities. A recent study by utilities think tank the Edison Electric Institute candidly ...

The Center for Integrative Botanical Studies

It’s all about the plants! The Center for Integrative Botanical Studies offers hands-on educational programs on a diversity of programs, including herbalism, nutrition, plant and mushroom ID, wild food and foraging, traditional skills, permaculture and much more. ...

Home-y gifts for the holidays

Let’s face it, everybody eats, sleeps and, yes, many people drink beverages of an alcoholic nature. While nobody’s got a great craving to have a nice, new toaster under the tree this holiday season, there are a few handy items to have around the home that may make ...

Boulder Natural/ Organic Hair Salon

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Passing the TPP: Not so fast

A rebellion is breaking out in the Democratic Party, but it’s not like the 1960s when the party was torn apart over the Vietnam War and civil rights for blacks. In those days, Democrats were united in support of the New Deal/Great Society approach to economics. Today...

Outdoor gifts

You probably already knew that Colorado has a lot going on when it comes to winter recreation. After all, the state is home to world-class resorts like Vail, world-class events like the Dew Tour’s Breckenridge stop and world-class variety, with choices ranging from ...

Stand up for Walmart workers

Courageous Walmart workers have been striking and committing civil disobedience around the country...

High-tech gifts for the holidays

Those readers who can remember technology 10, 15 or 20 years ago might be relieved to see this list. We finally made it, people: Technology is finally living up to the promise of making things easier and more fun. No more are video cameras expensive, awkward, shaky ...

Grappling with preserving the past, for the future

I had to write about a subject that is near and dear to my heart again, and I never quite know how to handle it...

It’s time to open the vault on Kennedy

President John Kennedy was killed 50 years ago. There is still considerable controversy about who did it. The release of 4 million pages of long-secret documents since Oliver Stone’s movie JFK clarified some disputes but raised new questions. Many thousands of pages ...
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