Guest Columns

If not now, then when?

John F. Kennedy once said, “Today our concern must be with the future. For the world is changing. The old era is ending. The...

Immigration courthouse arrests undermine justice

Since President Trump took office last year, immigration enforcement officers from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have dramatically...

It’s not the answer that’s blowing in the wind

There’s an old saying that history will repeat itself, which is why I encourage folks to visit the Colorado History Museum and check out...

Hickenlooper sticks with Trump on sage-grouse

They say birds of a feather flock together. That’s why we were so ruffled when Governor John Hickenlooper decided to join the Trump administration’s...

On the Krieger firing

In Boulder, Colorado, we are learning to read the words that are not there. I recently read Anthony Marra’s brilliant volume of linked stories, The...

Money in CD2 race

Saturday, April 21, I attended the BoCo Dems candidate forum for Colorado’s second congressional district candidates Joe Neguse and Mark Williams. Attendees were asked...

Boulder County needs an authentic choice for County Commissioner

Heading into the 2018 elections, Boulder County faces two divergent futures — either extending the status quo with a dangerous game of insider politics,...

Students demand action

On March 21, CU-Boulder Students Demand Action (CU-SDA) held our first public meeting, hosting  85 members of the CU-Boulder and greater BVSD community in...

ADU and OAU priorities and whom policies benefit

PLAN (Peoples League for Action Now)-Boulder County applauds City Council’s effort to expand opportunities for the creation of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) and Owner...

See how they run!

Last week, the Republican-controlled Senate Agriculture Committee worked overtime to turn its back on the people and the protection given them by the Colorado...

Marches and vigils are not going to bring about the change...

Yet another school shooting. A call for vigils and marches, and letter-writing campaigns. While I agree kids have skin in the game, (always have...

To protect open space from fracking, join us for an Earth...

In early 2012 I participated in my first act of nonviolent direct action when the Boulder Earth Guardians and I shut down a Commissioners’...
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