<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Views]]> <![CDATA[U.S. at fault for circumstances feeding immigration]]> <![CDATA[Democrats playing too nice with the GOP]]> <![CDATA[Democracy in the workplace]]> <![CDATA[Learning courage from East German pacifists]]> <![CDATA[A history of atrocities against American Indians]]> <![CDATA[The dogma of bigotry]]> In1610, Italian astronomer and inventor Galileo Galilei used a telescope to observe the heavens and concluded that the earth revolved around the sun. His assertion contradicted the established dogma of the Catholic Church, leading to no end of difficulty for the brilliant scientist. He found himself accused of heresy and was eventually hauled before the Inquisition, which offered to resolve the dispute through torture if necessary. Imagine the gut-deep frustration Galileo must have felt knowing he was right but having to “confess” before a tribunal of stuffy old ignoramuses that the church was right and he was wrong. It wasn’t until 1992 that the Catholic Church formally cleared Galileo of wrongdoing and acknowledged that he’d been mistreated by the church.]]> <![CDATA[We didn’t always hate Castro]]> <![CDATA[Why Nicaraguan kids aren’t fleeing]]> <![CDATA[Friendship City Project builds peace one piece at a time]]> <![CDATA[Mind games for the holidays]]> <![CDATA[Dissecting the political party landscape]]> <![CDATA[Hick clueless on guest workers]]> <![CDATA[Polis a bit too coy on TPP]]> <![CDATA[Is Digital First prepping its newspapers for sale?]]> Trouble in newspaper-land: A draconian $100 million cut to the company that operates The Denver Post, Boulder Daily Camera, Longmont Times-Call, Loveland Reporter Herald, Broomfield Enterprise and Estes Park Trail-Gazette and more may be on the horizon, as well as potential sales. ]]> <![CDATA[For Peter]]> <![CDATA[Pension cuts serve the rich]]> <![CDATA[Battle brews on living wages]]> <![CDATA[A remembrance: Gary Thomas Mueller]]> Dr. Gary Thomas Mueller transitioned on Friday, Nov. 15. He loved the Colorado outdoors, laughing, learning, music, fine wine, creating gourmet meals and best of all — sharing his life with Suzanne, his wife, their four-legged children and his closely held friends.]]> <![CDATA[Finger-pointing in the gun rights fight]]> <![CDATA[‘Punk’ kids refreshing in a stale political season]]>