Tag: Jun 30 2016 issue

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...

Back to the future

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Lately, I have found myself haunted by a particular conversation I had with historian Howard Zinn some two decades ago. And I’ve been feeling...

Boosting solar physics

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Shortly after the financial crash of 2008, Congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to stimulate the economy with $787 billion in...

Supreme Court deals blow to future of DAPA

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As the 2016 U.S. Supreme Court term comes to a close, the Justices announced several decisions within the last week, ruling on issues from...

Where the wild blues are

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The Blueberry Man always showed up at the back door of my childhood home on hot summer Saturday mornings. I never knew the name...

Sorry dude, I’m a ‘lesbian;’ Worried about my stripper friend

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Dear Dan: Is it a super douchey move to pretend to be a lesbian to avoid unwanted male attention? I’m a straight single woman...

The legacy of Joe McCarthy lives on

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Donald Trump has been compared to earlier rightwing demagogues such as Hitler, Mussolini, George Wallace and Pat Buchanan. The name of witch-hunter Senator Joe...

More free dumb!

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The exhaustive brilliance of both Mad Max: Fury Road and Creed means you can’t dismiss a sequel outright just because of a decades-long gap...

These pictures of you

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Hank has given up. Marooned on a deserted island in the Pacific, he has run out of food, water and reasons to live. All...

Get your Bard on

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The BolderBoulder has already bounded by. Cottonwood tufts blanket the ground like allergy-nightmare snow. Thermometers regularly top out in the 90s and with University...

‘Fantastique’ opening

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Boulder’s Colorado Music Festival (CMF) opens its 2016 season June 30 at Chautauqua Auditorium, and no one is more excited than music director Jean-Marie...

Astrology 6/30/16

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ARIES March 21-April 19: During winter, some bears spend months hibernating. Their body temperatures and heart rates drop. They breathe drowsily. Their movements are minimal....