Guest Columns

Rachel Carson and Rocky Flats

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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The 2017 tax bill provides for the creation of “Opportunity Zones” (OZs) — economically distressed communities where as a result of investment in said...

The debate over ‘birthright’ citizenship: Distracting voters from real issues

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In his latest assault on our federal immigration policy in the lead-up to the midterm elections, President Trump proposed abolishing “birthright” citizenship, whereby children...

Issue 2G: Democracy in the 21st century, finally!

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We urge City voters to vote yes on Ballot Question 2G, which reads, “Shall Sections 38, 45, and 56 of the City Charter be...

Ballot Battle to Protect Communities from Fracking

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Unless you’ve been hiding in a cave, you’ve probably been exposed to a bombardment of oil and gas industry propaganda about Proposition 112. You...

Our shared Boulder County dilemma: A response to Joel Dyer

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I want to thank Joel Dyer for his Oct. 11, “My Willmeng Dilemma.” It’s written mainly about my candidacy for Boulder County Commissioner, but also...

Immigration — problems and possibilities

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Americans realize that immigration is an important issue. The nation’s security, economic strength, demographics, global competitiveness and much more are all influenced by U.S....

Council acted in Boulder’s best interests

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The Peoples League for Action Now (PLAN)-Boulder County supports City Council’s Aug. 22 decision to proceed with the CU South Campus flood mitigation scheme,...