Opinion

Democracy dies in darkness — among other places

Early last year the Washington Post, after vetting about 500 candidate slogans, adopted as its motto the phrase “Democracy Dies in Darkness.” An interesting choice,...

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...

The New American Aristocracy

Multibillionaire brothers, Charles and David Koch, want to supplant America’s core democratic principle of majority rule — i.e. the will of The People —...

Letters: 4/19/18

Second Amendment does not guarantee blanket gun ownership Here’s what Americans need to know about gun-control and mass shootings: First, despite Paul Danish’s claims that...

Fly away

Some are born with good luck. But I was 30 years old before Lady Luck smiled on me with full radiance, arriving in the...

Middle East meltdown

The illegal airstrikes by the United States, Britain and France seem to be more of a publicity stunt to demonstrate the moral virtue of...

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,...

Letters: 4/12/18

A humble suggestion On April 5, I, and I’m sure many of you, watched the Boulder City Council host a public comment meeting in regards...

Three ways City Council’s gun ban will make Boulder less safe

The common theme that ran through the testimony of the 30 people who spoke in favor of Boulder’s proposed assault rifle ban last week...

Guess who’s serving the student loan industry?

Question: What do you get when you combine ignorance, imperiousness and incompetence? Answer: Betsy DeVos. She’s Donald Trump’s multi-billionaire education secretary who hates public education...

Letters: 4/5/18

Republican-lite Dems Today’s Democratic Party has distilled into Republican-lite. And it’s not tasting nice. This party is no longer the party of anti-war, anti-Wall Street, pro-environment,...

Moving left

The Intercept said it was “a remarkable display of grassroots power.” In These Times said it was “the most radical development yet” in the...
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