Guest Columns

’Tis the Season to defeat pipelines

The recent failure to issue the final permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers made international news as...

Modernizing the canvass process for citizen initiatives

Colorado Amendment 71, Raise the Bar, passed in the November election. It will now take a 55 percent supermajority to amend the state constitution. Amendment 71...

Standing like Standing Rock

I have been following the peaceful protest happening at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota. I have been watching and listening as Native Americans...

Multicultural Centers: The transformative path to inclusion and equity for all

Multicultural and multiuse centers are the foundation to empower just, inclusive and equitable cities. Barrio E’ fosters Latino arts and culture in the state...

Vote No on 71 to protect direct democracy

Citizen access to our last vestige of direct democracy — the statewide ballot initiative — is under attack. As organizers of recent ballot initiatives...

The case for Gov. Johnson

In light of recent revelations regarding Donald Trump’s past, sexual assaults on women, new and emerging allegations regarding the same, and Trump’s anti-democratic...

Think freedom

Do you like the fact that Colorado politicians must ask us first before they raise our taxes or debt? They sure don’t like it. Our...

Inside the Trojan horse

In an era of political deception it can be difficult to separate the genuine from the phony. One tried and true strategy to weed...

Amendment 71 is a power grab by the corporate and political...

Amendment 71, otherwise known as “Raise the Bar,” is a question that will be on your Colorado ballot that you will receive later this...

Vote YES for minimum wage increase

My personal view has been that, when we do not pay a living wage, children and families suffer from food insecurity, substandard housing and...

The six million dollar question on co-ops

It’s becoming quite clear co-op advocates can’t come up with better arguments other than referring to those of us who disagree with their proposals...

Health, safety, toxicity … and elections

Caring for the health and safety of our children and families is common ground where Americans on the Left and the Right meet. Yet,...
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