Stew's Views

There’s a dragon with matches that’s loose on the town

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The current crisis is not the first time I have been tested in my life, nor will it be the last. For...

Referring to Kobe Bryant as a “rapist” is a technical foul

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My immediate response to the tragic death of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant was almost as shocking to me as the...

A new generation of leadership at the Weekly

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Several years ago I became aware of a powerful yet simple model of life, called the Four Ashramas. According to Hindu tradition, each of...

Boulder Weekly Staff Hall of Fame

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As the company’s founder and publisher, my passion for and commitment to the success of Boulder Weekly has been a double-edged sword that has...

The myth of vehicular privilege

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As an avid cyclist who rides the trails and roads adjacent to Boulder almost every day, I read with great interest Matt Cortina’s article,...

Why Boulder Weekly is endorsing Hillary Clinton for president

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If there is anything more perplexing to me than people who plan to vote for Donald Trump at the merciful end of this interminable...

Failure was never an option

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In the spring of 1993, a recent California transplant set about the task of launching a new weekly paper in Boulder, Colorado, called Boulder...

The Grateful Dead “Fare Thee Well” Report Card

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John Lennon died on Dec. 8, 1980, breaking the hearts of millions of fans and laying to rest any hope of a Beatles reunion. During the ensuing years, the remaining members of the band carried on by continuing to perform individually and sometimes collectively, ...

Some folks look for answers

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When promoter Peter Shapiro became aware of the article I wrote last month, “Ladies and Gentlemen, Not the Grateful Dead,” taking him to task for the way ticket sales were handled for the Grateful Dead’s “Fare Thee Well” shows, scheduled for July 3-5 at Chicago’s ...

Ladies and gentlemen, not the Grateful Dead

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It has been almost 20 years since legendary Grateful Dead lead guitarist Jerry Garcia transitioned to the big acid test in the sky. And since Jerry left us the debate has raged over whether the remaining members of the band — Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann and ...

Can a business do well and do good?

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As we pass another milestone in the Boulder Weekly journey — this one with a big 21 prominently displayed — I have a confession to make about this newspaper that has never been shared with our readers: Boulder Weekly is a corporation...

Why the ‘Weekly’ makes political endorsements

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“It is only in our decisions that we are important...