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Posts Tagged ‘politics’

Atlantic | It Is Expensive to Be Poor

Atlantic | It Is Expensive to Be Poor

Binita Pradham is a single mother who runs a food business and raises her 4-year-old son. (Barbara Reis) "...in some ways, it is actually more expensive to be poor than not poor. If you can’t afford the first month’s rent and security deposit [...]

The Third PLAN-Boulder Council Candidate Forum of 2013

The Third PLAN-Boulder Council Candidate Forum of 2013

The final PLAN-Boulder County City Council candidates forum was re-scheduled due to the flood, and took place on Monday, September 23rd. The moderator was Bruce Goldstein, and the final batch of candidates were Ed Byrne, Jonathan Dings, Kevin [...]

Bloomberg | Kansas’s Self-Destruct Button: A Bill to Outlaw Sustainability

Bloomberg | Kansas’s Self-Destruct Button: A Bill to Outlaw Sustainability

"It seems like every time the Sunflower State pops up in my news feed, it’s for something like this: House Bill No. 2366, a proposed law that would make it illegal to use 'public funds to promote or implement sustainable development.'" Read the [...]

Boulder County Commissioner Election Forum

Boulder County Commissioner Election Forum

Boulder County Commissioner candidates Garry Sanfaçon and Elise Jones listen to Lynn Segal (photos by Zane Selvans) Two of the three Boulder County Commissioner's seats are up for grab this year, and it's all but given that whoever secures the [...]

BIFF Films: “You’ve been moved. Now get Moving.”

BIFF Films: “You’ve been moved.  Now get Moving.”

The Annual Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) has a motto for their Call 2 Action films – “You've been moved. Now get moving.” A group of environmental and social justice films are part of the BIFF Call 2 Action program – films [...]

Help put Boulder’s Climate Smart Loan Program back on track

Help put Boulder’s Climate Smart Loan Program back on track

In the summer of 2010, Boulder's innovative Climate Smart Loan Program screeched to a halt, because the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) decided that the property assessed clean energy (PACE) financing mechanism amounted to a lien on any [...]