Guest Columns

The people’s fight for open government

A major battle plays out daily in Colorado as some of our elected and appointed officials — all of whom took a...

What about our farmers? 


Earlier this year, in the midst of a trade war with China, President Donald Trump announced a $16 billion agriculture bailout, telling...

Should you be afraid of the fascists in your community?

I get accused of “being over-the-top” and using hyperbole by conservative friends and acquaintances with increasing frequency. This is caused, in...

Colorado deserves better — I’m voting no on Prop DD

In an era of money-hungry government, this election cycle seeks to move us further down a path asking taxpayers to give more,...

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...
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