Find Local Events (pick a date)
 
Browse Boulder real estate by neighborhood, school and zip code along with other homes for sale in Colorado on COhomefinder.com
Browse Boulder real estate by neighborhood, school and zip code along with other homes for sale in Colorado on COhomefinder.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Home » Articles »   By Dave Anderson
Top Articles from
 
Thursday, September 11,2014

Battle brews on living wages

By Dave Anderson
On Sept. 4, fast food workers went on strike in 159 American cities. Hundreds were arrested for acts of non-violent civil disobedience. It was the latest escalation in a campaign for a $15 minimum wage and the right to form a union without retaliation..
{after 1st article on article listing}
Thursday, September 4,2014

Why Nicaraguan kids aren’t fleeing

By Dave Anderson
While many kids from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras flee to the United States, few children from neighboring Nicaragua do. Nicaragua is poor like those nations, but it lacks what experts consider to be the main cause for the migration: high crime and violence.
{after 1st article on article listing}
Thursday, August 14,2014

Finger-pointing in the gun rights fight

By Dave Anderson
Baum is a lifelong liberal Democrat who supports single payer healthcare, strong environmental protection, reproductive freedom, unions, stiff financial regulation, and peace over war. He also loves guns — which puts him at odds with his wife, daughter and friends.
{after 1st article on article listing}
Thursday, July 31,2014

U.S. at fault for circumstances feeding immigration

By Dave Anderson
President Obama has been accused of just opening up the border. Actually, his administration has deported approximately 400,000 people a year. He is spending $18 billion on border enforcement. We now have more than 21,000 Border Patrol agents. That’s double the number of agents since 2005.
Thursday, July 17,2014

Boulder County Democrats in conflict

By Dave Anderson
Among progressives, people hyperventilate about whether to vote for the Democrat or some third party candidate.
Thursday, July 3,2014

Workers organize in Denver

By Dave Anderson
In America today, only 11.8 percent of workers are union members. When the labor movement was more powerful, union workers generally had a 20 percent wage advantage and many nonunion firms tended to mimic the wages and benefits of their unionized competitors. If we want to fight economic inequality, we have to bring back the unions.
{after 1st article on article listing}
Thursday, June 19,2014

Workers at Walmart cite poor conditions

By Dave Anderson
This month, something quite remarkable happened in America. Hundreds of Walmart workers who don’t have a union stood up to the company, knowing that it has a long history of illegally retaliating against its employees. In a high unemployment economy, they went on strike for a short time and protested at the firm’s annual shareholder meeting.
{after 1st article on article listing}
Thursday, June 12,2014

Real people pushed out of TPP talks

By Dave Anderson
At Public Citizen’s annual gala in May, Warren launched an attack on backroom trade deals such as the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) currently being negotiated: “From what I hear, Wall Street, pharmaceuticals, telecom, big polluters and outsourcers are all salivating at the chance to rig the deal in the upcoming trade talks.
{after 1st article on article listing}
Thursday, May 22,2014

U.S. debates as Syria suffers

By Dave Anderson
Like the other uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East, the protesters’ ideals were political freedom, social justice and dignity. From the beginning, the response of the Assad regime was uniquely horrific.
{after 1st article on article listing}
Thursday, May 8,2014

Labor dispute may push shuttle drivers’ pay below poverty line

By Dave Anderson
If you’ve had an early morning flight from DIA, you might have gotten a ride to the airport with SuperShuttle. Everything seemed normal. The driver came to your door and was helpful and friendly. What you didn’t know is that, for five years, the drivers have been in a fierce fight against a humiliating system of indentured servitude.
Close
Close