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2015/05/28 20:33
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Congressman Polis’ nose is growing by the day. The web of mistruths, halftruths and outright fabrications he is using to justify his support for fast tracking the Trans- Pacific Partnership (TPP) — a...
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2015/05/28 20:33
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At last, America’s political leaders indicate that they now feel the pain of the poor and of the millions of working families slipping out of the middle class. Congress had previously paid no...
2015/05/28 20:33
2015/05/28 20:33
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The movies started small. So small that only one person at a time could watch them. The year was 1892, and Thomas Edison and his colleague William Kennedy Laurie Dickson discovered that if you spun...
2015/05/21 17:33
2015/05/21 17:33
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American Life in Poetry: Column 529 & 530 People speak of “hearts and flowers” when they’re talking about poems with predictable sentimentality, but here’s an antidote to all those valentines, from...
2015/05/21 17:33
2015/05/21 17:33
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Poor Barack Obama. He’s been making more flashy moves than an Olympic ice skater, trying to get Democrats in Congress to cheer his Trans-Pacific Partnership. But instead, they’re roundly booing...
2015/05/21 17:33
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Good news. The Black-footed ferret, once called the most endangered mammal on the planet, is coming to the Rocky Mountain Arsenal. According to a story in The Denver Post, come September the U.S....
2015/05/21 17:33
2015/05/21 17:33
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It was a shock. Canada’s democratic socialist party, The New Democrats (NDP), won a resounding victory this month in Alberta, the country’s most rightwing province where the Progressive Conservatives...
2015/05/21 17:33
2015/05/21 17:33
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ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS PROTEST BLM OVER PLANS TO INCREASE FRACKING ON FEDERAL LAND The Center for Biological Diversity and other organizations are protesting the Bureau of Land Management’s plans to...
2015/05/21 17:33
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Boulder Weekly won 11 first place awards and 19 other honors for stories written in 2014 in the annual multi-state Top of the Rockies contest held by the Society of Professional Journalists. Results...
2015/05/21 17:33
2015/05/21 17:33
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On Aug. 4, 2014, more than a quarter of a million signatures belonging to Colorado voters were on their way to the Secretary of State’s office for the purpose of putting two citizens-initiatives that...
2015/05/14 17:33
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For some bizarre reason, Obama is staking his presidential legacy on a trade scam called the Trans-Pacific Partnership. It’s a corporate wet dream that would let profiteering giants in Japan, Vietnam,...
2015/05/14 17:33
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The campaign to pass the Danish Plan began in August 1976 with a panicked phone call to me from Councilwoman and future Mayor Ruth Correll. She wanted to know why the Danish Plan (officially called...
2015/05/07 17:33
2015/05/07 17:33
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It would be wrong to say that Boulder wasn’t concerned about growth until 1971. In the 1950s and 1960s Boulder was plenty concerned about growth — specifically about how to get more of it. And over...
2015/05/07 17:33
2015/05/07 17:33
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On April 21, KGNU Radio hosted a 1960s-themed party at the History Colorado Center at 1200 Broadway in Denver. Psychedelic music played while people visited a touring exhibit entitled 1968: The Year...
2015/05/07 17:33
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Al Capone, the infamous mob boss and bootlegger in Chicagoland during the 1920s, always maintained that he was just a businessman, saying the only difference between him and others was that the law...
2015/05/07 17:33
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Randy Baker hasn’t gotten a lot of sleep since April 25, but as he’s discovered, that’s what happens when there’s an earthquake in Nepal and you run a nonprofit organization. The Longmont resident is...
2015/04/30 18:33
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Participants in Boulder’s current conversation about growth are starting to allude to the Danish Plan, the growth control ordinance I wrote in 1976 that was adopted by a vote of the people in the...
2015/04/30 18:33
2015/04/30 18:33
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When Denver-based band Motion Trap drops their first fulllength album, palebluedot, on May 5, the release party the following week at Lost Lake will be, in some ways, a celebration 10 years in the...
2015/04/23 19:33
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About one in three American workers are temps, according to a recent report from the Freelancers Union and a temp agency called ElanceoDesk Inc. That’s 53 million people (or 34 percent of the...
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As everyone who travels a lot soon learns, when you stay in the hotels of the big chains, it’s easy to forget where you are, since they’re all alike, offering all the charm of Noplace, USA. This...
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