Opinion

Climate change power plot

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CORRECTION: There were two Jeff Buckley tribute bands that played this week in Boulder. The photo accompanying the Nov. 12 article, “To honor a legacy,” depicted another Jeff Buckley tribute band, Your Sweet Return. The opening acts for the show at the Laughing Goat ...

Borlaug didn’t do GMOs

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(Re: “The man who saved one billion lives,” Danish Plan, Oct. 22.) The Danish Plan is also to misinform, again evidenced in the Borlaug article. I’m disappointed Danish continues to blur his perception when he lumps facts with GMO fantasy...

The rich worry about you

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You’ll be comforted to know that the rich are concerned about you. Not concerned about your joblessness, lack of health care or anything else about your economic condition. No, no — it’s your psychological state of mind that has them worried. In particular, they are ...

Boulder targets medical marijuana — and heads should roll

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Heads should roll. And for once, let us state whose: David Driskell, executive director of community planning and sustainability...

Cheap racial slam

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(Re: “New Age outrage,” Uncensored, Oct. 29.) I must write to protest Pamela White’s derogatory use of the term “white folks” in her recent column, especially given its “there goes the neighborhood” context. Going for a cheap laugh at the expense of European-...

Socialists in the Senate!

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Sen. John Cornyn of Texas, known as the “White Maned Pontificator,” has recently been spewing a fountain of free-market dogma in the debate over health care reform...

Cell phones and sex

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(Re: “Sex vs. cell phones,” In Case You Missed It, Oct. 15.) I read the snippet on “sex vs. cell phones” and wanted to point out that for many people cell phones are major avenues for foreplay. Having completed my dissertation on electronic intimacy, I can ...

Life’s not fair to Wall Street bankers

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It used to be that corporate CEOs...

All eyes are on us

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Innovative initiatives like Boulder County’s 1B and 1C, on the upcoming November elections, are leading the way toward the creation of a sustainable energy future, and in doing so, have piqued a lot of interest worldwide. Bond Issue 1B is an extension of ClimateSmart...

The price of privatization

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Gather ’round children, and a true tale I’ll tell about how privatization does not go well...

Vote for Valerie Mitchell

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CORRECTION: In our Oct. 8 VOTE 2009 edition, a checkmark ended up in the wrong box. For the Boulder Valley School District race for District B, Boulder Weekly endorses Lesley Smith...