Guest Columns

The six million dollar question on co-ops

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It’s becoming quite clear co-op advocates can’t come up with better arguments other than referring to those of us who disagree with their proposals...

Health, safety, toxicity … and elections

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Caring for the health and safety of our children and families is common ground where Americans on the Left and the Right meet. Yet,...

How to steal an election without really trying

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Step one: Get a group of buddies together, make it the kind of people who’d enjoy traveling First Class together, or maybe sharing a...

Say ‘no’ to a lame duck vote on TPP

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In their desperation to enact the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) “trade” agreement, proponents are pressing for a vote during the post-election “lame duck” Congress....

The ‘them’ in ‘us versus them’

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On the July 20 edition of HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, acclaimed documentary filmmaker Michael Moore made an ominous prediction. He said, “I...

Stand strong and united to win against TPP

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When it comes to some of the world’s biggest trade deals, Coloradans are often left in the dark until it’s too late. That’s exactly...

Racism: The root cause of violence

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It is difficult to say anything that provides sufficient comfort to the victims of police or other violence regardless of the race of the...

The nonviolent history of American independence

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Independence Day is commemorated with fireworks and flag-waving, gun salutes and military parades... however, one of our nation’s founding fathers, John Adams, wrote, “A...

My gun control platform

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In the 163 days since January 1st 2016, there have been 176 mass shootings in the United States. For the record, I believe that...

No more

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After the horrific shooting in Orlando, there are some facts we might want to consider: • A homegrown (U.S.-born, U.S. citizen) Islamist terrorist committed the...

Boulder homeless issues

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The beauty of Boulder, nestled in the Foothills and dominated by the Flatirons, is a metro area gem that attracts a great number of...

I slept under a mosquito net for one week; Here’s why

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In the five years I have lived in Boulder, Colorado, I have seen bugs, ants and roaches, but not a single mosquito. I know...