<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Views]]> <![CDATA[Learning courage from East German pacifists]]> <![CDATA[U.S. at fault for circumstances feeding immigration]]> <![CDATA[Finger-pointing in the gun rights fight]]> <![CDATA[Why Nicaraguan kids aren’t fleeing]]> <![CDATA[Battle brews on living wages]]> <![CDATA[Dissecting the political party landscape]]> <![CDATA[Democracy in the workplace]]> <![CDATA[‘Punk’ kids refreshing in a stale political season]]> <![CDATA[Friendship City Project builds peace one piece at a time]]> <![CDATA[Hick clueless on guest workers]]> <![CDATA[Pension cuts serve the rich]]> <![CDATA[Labor dispute may push shuttle drivers’ pay below poverty line]]> <![CDATA[U.S. debates as Syria suffers]]> <![CDATA[Democrats playing too nice with the GOP]]> <![CDATA[A history of atrocities against American Indians]]> <![CDATA[Real people pushed out of TPP talks]]> <![CDATA[Workers at Walmart cite poor conditions]]> <![CDATA[Mind games for the holidays]]> <![CDATA[Imagining the ‘unimaginable’]]> <![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.]]>