Guest Columns

Misguided forest policy

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When running for President, Bill Clinton’s political adviser, James Carville, famously said, “It’s the economy, stupid!” Clinton listened to Carville and...

A close call and a second chance

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The light at the end of the tunnel is nearing. Sooner than I anticipated, the post-pandemic world is gradually reopening and...

Toward a slaughter-free America

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I remember my first chicken harvest, as it was euphemistically called. It was 1999 and I was 12. In a video of...

The Child Tax Credit: income for your family

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No matter where I go in Colorado, I meet parents who are working incredibly hard — two or three jobs at...

Rep. Neguse shouldn’t let Congress ban FaceTime and Amazon Prime

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Imagine a world in which Amazon isn’t allowed to offer Prime free shipping. Or Google can’t show you a map of the...

It’s time to vaccinate the world

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President Joe Biden’s commitment to donate 500 million COVID-19 vaccine doses (sufficient to fully vaccinate 250 million people) was great news...

Spine Road’s affordable and workforce housing would add diversity and opportunity...

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I’m writing in response to a May 27 op-ed by the Gunbarrel Community Alliance (GCA) (Re: “The poor door and the...

Make farm work a humane occupation

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I am a farmer in Boulder County, and I wholeheartedly support the agricultural worker’s rights bill, SB21-087, that is being debated in...

The ‘poor door’ and the pattern of legalized segregation in Boulder

Many in the Gunbarrel community are concerned that the proposed development located on the Celestial Seasonings property will continue Boulder’s affordable...

Agricultural rights’ bill will harm workers it purports to help

Senate bill 21-087, Agricultural Workers’ Rights, contrary to its title, will significantly reduce the paychecks of Colorado...

Asylum seekers need compassion, not surveillance

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When President Biden released his budget on April 9, a little-known part of it hit very close to home for me. I...

COVID carnage in India

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Over the last 10 days, witnessing the bleak and horrific toll that COVID has taken across India, and all territories that India...