Guest Columns

Sessions slams the door on immigrants desperate to escape domestic violence

Recently, U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan sharply criticized the government for deporting two ACLU clients — a woman and her child who had fled...

Closing the education gap

A recent article in the Daily Camera, the biannual Trends Report published by the Community Foundation of Boulder County, and the 2013 report by the...

Gaza and the ‘Great March of Return’

This column is in response to a column by Paul Danish (“Gaza: The usual suspects the usual lies,” June 7, 2018). Before addressing the...

America was in the business of separating families long before Trump


Children are crying for their parents while being held in small cages. The attorney general tells us the Bible justifies what we see, and...

The alternatives to detaining immigrant families


With his hastily issued executive order on family separation last week, President Trump presented America with a false choice: If you don’t want me...

If not now, then when?

John F. Kennedy once said, “Today our concern must be with the future. For the world is changing. The old era is ending. The...

Immigration courthouse arrests undermine justice

Since President Trump took office last year, immigration enforcement officers from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have dramatically...

It’s not the answer that’s blowing in the wind

There’s an old saying that history will repeat itself, which is why I encourage folks to visit the Colorado History Museum and check out...

Hickenlooper sticks with Trump on sage-grouse

They say birds of a feather flock together. That’s why we were so ruffled when Governor John Hickenlooper decided to join the Trump administration’s...

On the Krieger firing

In Boulder, Colorado, we are learning to read the words that are not there. I recently read Anthony Marra’s brilliant volume of linked stories, The...

Money in CD2 race

Saturday, April 21, I attended the BoCo Dems candidate forum for Colorado’s second congressional district candidates Joe Neguse and Mark Williams. Attendees were asked...

Boulder County needs an authentic choice for County Commissioner

Heading into the 2018 elections, Boulder County faces two divergent futures — either extending the status quo with a dangerous game of insider politics,...
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