Guest Columns

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 top-ranked pizza...

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 but, with billions...

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 pattern of legalized...

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 Colorado House...

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 housing history of...

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 ag employees. A Colorado farmworker under the U.S....

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 recently accompanied...

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 illegally occupies,...

PERA should divest from fossil fuels for the climate as well...

Colorado legislators and Colorado’s state pension fund — Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) — should be paying close attention to the fact that a...

We need to talk about the new normal

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There is a thirst in the community to talk about the pandemic and discuss how it has changed our lives. A few of us...

Generational opportunity for Colorado’s transportation system

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Colorado and the nation are on the brink of a large infusion of federal and state dollars for infrastructure from the American Rescue Plan,...

Boulder County should have the final say on Gross Dam expansion,...

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Denying Denver Water’s 1041 application may be our only hope of saving Coal Creek Canyon and the north shore of Gross Reservoir from many...