Guest Columns

Xcel Energy, the writing is on the wall

0
It may be an urban legend, but supposedly Henry Ford shared, “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster...

Reflections on Walmart’s exit from Boulder

0
In any community, everybody should have access to affordable, decent-quality necessities of life. At the same time, all companies involved in the production and...

Why Trump will leave office if he loses the election

0
There is widespread concern that President Trump won’t leave office if he loses the election. This angst is understandable. Trump has, after all, refused...

Fighting racism: Building coalition among racial minorities

0
The protests in the wake of George Floyd’s murder by four Minneapolis police officers rightfully reflected waves of anger and activism in the United...

Money in CD2 race

0
Saturday, April 21, I attended the BoCo Dems candidate forum for Colorado’s second congressional district candidates Joe Neguse and Mark Williams. Attendees were asked...

An open letter to my Republican friends

0
That I have Republican friends shouldn’t come as a surprise. We all do and I think we can all agree with President Trump when...

Boulder needs equal housing access in the City charter

0
In most of Boulder, it’s illegal for more than three unrelated people to live together in a home. The Bedrooms Are For People ballot...

Lessons for Boulder in the wake of Hurricane Harvey

0
Historically, the Houston area has experienced many devastating storms. By the 1980s, public officials understood the critical value of the wetlands and prairies, long...

Regulating their way to destruction

3
In Colorado, politicians gave up the idea of sane conversation regarding oil and gas drilling, climate change and the general preservation of the environment...

Open Space, CU South and civil rights: A first step toward...

0
Dear Council Candidates, I thank you for having the courage and tenacity to run for Boulder City Council. The vast majority of you have received...

The nonviolent history of American independence

2
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...

Each breath, each dream and DACA

0
June 15, 2012, was one of the happiest days of my life. It’s the day I finally saw light at the end of the...