Guest Columns

Rachel Carson and Rocky Flats

In 2018, The Library of America published Rachel Carson: Silent Spring and Other Writings on the Environment. Carson is famous for bringing...

U.S. imperial plans regarding Venezuela

Giselle Cesin’s recent column (re: ‘An insider’s view of the Venezuelan crisis, March 7) from an opposition perspective enumerated a number of reasons why...

The Justice Department shouldn’t be snooping on journalists

At a time when President Trump regularly attacks the news media, the Department of Justice may be preparing to make it easier for the...

The Indian Peaks Traverse as a solution

Imagine stepping out of your front door, grabbing your hiking poles, putting your binoculars around your neck, lacing up your running shoes, or putting...

Déjà vu at U.N. climate talks

This year felt like déjà vu. On Dec. 10, I was again standing in line at the U.N. Climate Talks, waiting to disrupt the...

Opportunity zones: Who benefits?

The 2017 tax bill provides for the creation of “Opportunity Zones” (OZs) — economically distressed communities where as a result of investment in said...

The debate over ‘birthright’ citizenship: Distracting voters from real issues

In his latest assault on our federal immigration policy in the lead-up to the midterm elections, President Trump proposed abolishing “birthright” citizenship, whereby children...

Issue 2G: Democracy in the 21st century, finally!

We urge City voters to vote yes on Ballot Question 2G, which reads, “Shall Sections 38, 45, and 56 of the City Charter be...

Ballot Battle to Protect Communities from Fracking

Unless you’ve been hiding in a cave, you’ve probably been exposed to a bombardment of oil and gas industry propaganda about Proposition 112. You...

Our shared Boulder County dilemma: A response to Joel Dyer

I want to thank Joel Dyer for his Oct. 11, “My Willmeng Dilemma.” It’s written mainly about my candidacy for Boulder County Commissioner, but also...

Immigration — problems and possibilities

Americans realize that immigration is an important issue. The nation’s security, economic strength, demographics, global competitiveness and much more are all influenced by U.S....

Council acted in Boulder’s best interests

The Peoples League for Action Now (PLAN)-Boulder County supports City Council’s Aug. 22 decision to proceed with the CU South Campus flood mitigation scheme,...
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