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Editor’s Note: Long-time Boulder Weekly columnist Paul Danish has made numerous trips to Israel during times of conflict. So we asked him for his opinion of what is happening in the region at this...
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Kids safer in home countries You write, “These are real kids with real names and real families and real hopes and dreams and fears who are literally dying for a chance at a better life in this...
2014/07/17 23:33
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I don’t think so, but Cargill Inc. is doing its damndest to get away with its version of the old admonition that eating your cake today means not having it tomorrow. Cargill, the $2.3 billion-a-year...
2014/07/17 23:33
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A recent Pew survey states that 50 percent of conservative voters and 35 percent of progressives say that it’s important to live where most people share their political views. In Colorado, this...
2014/07/10 18:34
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Editor’s note: In this week’s editorial pages, columnist Paul Danish and BW editor Joel Dyer tackle the same subject: children illegally crossing the U.S./ Mexican border. As you may have guessed,...
2014/07/10 18:34
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I’m trying not to use the word ‘magical’,” Liz Marsh warned me as we sat down to discuss the upcoming season of the Boulder Outdoor Cinema (BOC), which opens on Saturday, July 12. Marsh, along with...
2014/07/03 19:33
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The Koch boys live in their own special world, enshrouded in a rarefied atmosphere created by the fumes emanating from their family’s enormous stockpiles of wealth. Thus, Charles and David have...
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A comedy show that pretends to be a quiz, or a quiz that pretends to be a comedy show — depending on how funny you find it — is how host Peter Sagal describes his National Public Radio show, “Wait...
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In March 2003, the United States military, accompanied by a coalition of international forces, invaded Iraq. In December 2011, after nearly 9 years of occupation and continuous fighting against first...
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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...
2014/06/26 19:33
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Though downtown Boulder has its share of classy joints, when discerning Boulderites are looking for somewhere to wear their dress North Face jacket, or that little black dress that perfectly matches...
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Here’s an inconvenient little truth that keeps getting lost in the shuffle when local activists start hyper-ventillating about fracking: If you want to ban fracking, you may end up paying through the...
2014/06/26 19:33
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Amazing! Some people who’ve long enjoyed a lifestyle of oldmoney elegance, are suddenly trying to downscale their lives and show a bit more of the common touch. They’re not corporate chieftains, but...
2014/06/19 19:33
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Have you noticed that The Powers That Be employ an entirely different standard for measuring the health of America’s job market than they use for the stock market? They’re currently telling us that,...
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On Monday, Boulder City Manager Jane Brautigam named Deputy Police Chief Greg Testa the city’s new chief of police. Testa had served as interim chief since April 1 when Mark Beckner retired after 16...
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The Democratic party in Colorado seems to be banking on an optical illusion — that their incumbent governor will be faced with Republican opponents who are so radically far right that while Governor...
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Boulder City Council members Macon Cowles and Lisa Morzel deserve praise for speaking out against the provision in a proposed public nudity ordinance that would have criminalized toplessness for women...
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A couple years ago, after Joshua Goldberg, the community and events manager of Longmont’s Left Hand Brewing Company, donated free cases of beer to an event for Intercambio — an immigrant advocacy...
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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...
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Four ski mountaineers (well, three skiers and one snowboarder) seem to have set a record in Alaska this season. It’s tough to know what, exactly, and from the audible shrug and laugh when he talks...
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