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Yes on 2H

Yes on 2H

The author and her father My mother is a diabetic. One of my sisters is, too. My father died from complications related to diabetes. Two cousins have died from it and several others have the disease. So, I've been around the disease and it isn't [...]

When Urban Dwellers Become Livestock Farmers

When Urban Dwellers Become Livestock Farmers

A hen from our flock “'Where's André?” “Out in the garage, sharpening his knives.” We begin walking towards one of the outbuildings when the farmhands yell out “No, not there, the garage!” We are oblivious urban dwellers who [...]

Anatomy of a Swindle

Anatomy of a Swindle

“I know perfectly well that you can speak English Ms. Zayle,” said the judge, but the defendant stubbornly persisted in Spanish, her interpreter by her side. Kadny Zayle had repeatedly used her victims' inability to speak or understand English [...]

From Threat to Adaptation: Is the dialogue on Climate Change shifting?

From Threat to Adaptation: Is the dialogue on Climate Change shifting?

"The World Revs its Heat Engine"NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Collection “Should I stay or should I go now? If I go there will be trouble And if I stay it will be double . . . ” The Clash 1982 The question in this song was at the [...]

Connect, Imagine, Collaborate, Design

Connect, Imagine, Collaborate, Design

Come to the Boulder Farmer's Market and dream! Saturday, August 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., a live performance at noon will transport you into a new box to think out of. It's part of the city's Civic Area project to rethink that public space going [...]

Why can’t we?

Why can’t we?

A couple of years ago,  Clayton Lane gave a presentation at an event in Denver in which he told the story of Zeynep and Ziynet who live on the Asian side of Istanbul. Their daily bus commute across the Bosphorus River averaged five and a half hours [...]

Making Boulder County a Better Place

Making Boulder County a Better Place

“Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.” - [...]

Profile: Tales of In-commuters

Profile: Tales of In-commuters

The 52,850 people who commute into Boulder every day could fill the equivalent of almost five Coors Events Centers. Reference to these commuters is often made in Boulder's discussions about such issues as housing, transportation, jobs, parking, [...]

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