Guest Columns

Immigrationspeak

Whether or not Donald Trump continues in office in the near future, he has already contributed to a language of immigration that’s...

Colorado’s scripted environmentalism is an impostor for the real thing

By 2011, when my family came face to face with fracking, Colorado was already 40,000 wells into “responsible oil and gas...

No war for Saudi oil!

Even if U.S. intelligence decisively shows that some of the drones and cruise missiles used in the attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil...

Bicyclists against density

When I arrived in Boulder in the mid-1980s, it had already become a “bike” town. The “Red Zinger Bicycle Classic” and “Coors...

The pageantry of oil and gas bill 181

 “We can put the oil and gas wars to bed.” — K.C. Becker, Speaker of the Colorado House of Representatives

Climate delayers are climate deniers

Are you feeling a little more than pissed that so much said and written about climate change is about the problem but...

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...
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