Guest Columns

Regulating their way to destruction

In Colorado, politicians gave up the idea of sane conversation regarding oil and gas drilling, climate change and the general preservation of the environment...

How did we get here? Look to 2010

How the Republican Party turned what seemed like a dire situation after disastrous losses in both the 2006 and 2008 elections into legislative majorities...

Danish is all about propaganda

I occasionally cruise articles by Paul Danish to see what regurgitated right-wing propaganda looks like. His article on the “slobs” of Standing Rock was exemplary. I...

Has the business community co-opted Boulder’s non-profits?

New commercial development in Boulder helps finance Affordable Housing (AH) through a charge called a linkage fee for each square foot of development. At...

Congress must restore refugee resettlement

In response to President Trump’s  executive order on Jan. 27, Colorado resettlement agencies, local organizations, refugee leaders and community members urge Colorado’s congressional delegation...

Trump as malware

If an enemy wanted to cripple the United States, the most sophisticated way would be through the political equivalent of a computer virus or...

Can the Left’s manufactured reality be reasoned with?

Anyone objectively watching the response to Trump’s election can’t help but notice the bizarre reactions. It’s as though reality is illusive, and manufactured. I detect...

Democratic autopsy

It is odd that an autopsy should need to be done for the Democratic Party in an election year that saw them make gains...

’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...
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