Gun nut has a warning

When I was a young man growing up in rural Oregon, there was a term for people like me: “gun nut.” 

Letters: your views 2/11/21

BVSD Equitable School Day a bust for elementary families BVSD plans to have most elementary schools start at 7:45...

Can democracy survive if political violence is normalized?

When White House press secretary Jen Psaki was asked about the Georgia GOP Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, she declined to offer any...

Letters 2/4: On elections and oil and gas

Colorado prioritizes oil and gas Gov. Polis and most Colorado leaders continue to prioritize a bankrupt industry, responsible for...

Letters 1/28: On CU’s visiting scholar, and more

On CU’s visiting scholar CU Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano cited the First Amendment in his reasoning for not firing...

Designing for affordability

I recently read the opinion piece about “Welcoming more racial diversity through affordable housing” by Shane Czarnecki (Re: Guest Column, Dec. 24, 2020),...

Who calls the shots on the Colorado River?

If there’s a dominant force in the Colorado River Basin these days, it’s the Walton Family Foundation, flush with close to $5...

Letters 1/21: On reproductive justice

Reproductive justice in 2021 Colorado voters decisively shot down a proposed abortion ban (Prop. 115) in the 2020 election,...

Ignored warnings of a premature DHS anti-fascist

In 1936, a fascist general named Francisco Franco staged an uprising against a democratically elected progressive government in Spain. Mussolini’s Italy and...

A call for immigration reform

Scrolling through my Facebook feed, last week I noticed a rare delight: Edith Franco was beaming. Recently graduated with a master’s degree,...

Who will forgive us?

In 1957, 15-year-old Dorothy Counts became the first black student to attend Harding High School in Charlotte, North Carolina. Escorted by Dr....

Lessons from Iran

I can no longer sit here silent about what I have been observing happening in our nation the past few years and what...