Danish Plan

Boulder, Uber, Google and traffic

I have a modest proposal for dealing with Boulder’s traffic mess: outsource the problem to Google and Uber. Boulder’s traffic mess is bad; the worst...

Rules for Radicals and The Donald

You’ve probably heard about Saul Alinsky’s “Rules for Radicals.” Ever wonder what they were? Alinsky, who died in 1972, is sometimes seen as the father...

Is Trump a fascist or just marinated?

Former Mexican Presidents Vicente Fox (2000-2006) and Felipe Calderon (2006-2012) say Donald Trump reminds them of Hitler. So does former New Jersey Governor Christie Todd...

How to unsettle settled science (and settled scientists)

Talk about getting hoist with your own petard. Australian climate scientists have succeeded in convincing the management of the country’s main research institution, The Commonwealth...

Trump encounters reality, eh?

Well, Mr. Trump, how’s that Canadian stuff working out for ya? Not so much, eh? When Donald Trump attempted to question whether Ted Cruz was a...

Cage match! Canada/New York edition

Cage match! Trump and Cruz are down in the mud and the blood and the beer, punching and kicking and clawing and generally trying to...

Reports of the death of the oil industry are greatly exaggerated

A year ago, a lot of green- washed Luddites were wondering out loud about whether the global collapse of oil prices would accomplish what...

Turn Syria’s refugees into a liberation army

Never let a serious crisis go to waste,” Obama’s pal Rahm Emmanuel once famously remarked, adding that what he meant by that was “it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before...

What one Republican would do about climate change

Kelly Sims Gallagher, director of the Center for International Environment & Resource Policy at Tuft University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, recently told Public Radio International that if the Republicans don’t like President Obama’s approach to curbing ...

COPOUT 21

The United Nations is going to hold a big climate conference in Paris starting next Monday (and droning on until December 11) during which the world is really gonna get a handle on this global warming thing, by golly...

Obama’s silly Keystone Pipeline veto

The main beneficiary of President Obama’s decision to veto construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline is neither the climate, nor the environment, nor even the knee-jerk Greens who have been conducting their delusional vendetta against it...

Inconvenient truths about “affordable” housing and Ballot Question 300

Whatever else Ballot Questions 300 and 301 end up accomplishing, they have already succeeded in awakening the social consciences of most of the developers, builders, realtors and bankers in Boulder...
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