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Boulder Man Finds April Fool’s Edition Funnier Since Legalization

Boulder Man Finds April Fool’s Edition Funnier Since Legalization

Reader John Stuart ponders home delivery Regular Blue Line reader John Stuart has had a "meh" reaction to previous years' April Fool's editions of the online paper. "It just wasn't that funny," said Stuart. "Except the bit about the height [...]

PostCarbon.Org | Victory at Hand for the Climate Movement?

PostCarbon.Org | Victory at Hand for the Climate Movement?

Timing is the key shift the world needs to make in its thinking – this is no longer about the future, it’s about now. We don’t have 20 years to decide to act; we have 20 years to complete the task. If we follow the science, then in 20 [...]

NYTimes.com | A Simple Fix for Farming

NYTimes.com | A Simple Fix for Farming

"It's becoming clear that we can grow all the food we need, and profitably, with far fewer chemicals. And I’m not talking about imposing some utopian vision of small organic farms on the world. Conventional agriculture can shed much of its [...]

PlaceMakers | Walmart and the Quest for a Better Mousetrap

PlaceMakers | Walmart and the Quest for a Better Mousetrap

"If we don’t believe that Walmart (or big box retail in general) is in the long-term interest of our cities and towns — and keep in mind, in many places that remains a big if — we need to stop saying 'Stop Walmart' and start asking 'Why is [...]

The Nation | How Walmart Helped Make the Newtown Shooter’s AR-15 the Most Popular Assault Weapon in America

The Nation | How Walmart Helped Make the Newtown Shooter’s AR-15 the Most Popular Assault Weapon in America

"Lewis thinks the gun sales will soon be a new front in the activist campaign against Walmart. 'You’re going to see it more and more and more as folks organize against Walmart,' she said. 'One of their vulnerabilities is their stance on guns. [...]

Radio Golden | Mayor Sloan on the National Stage: Mayors Against Illegal Guns Press Conference

Radio Golden | Mayor Sloan on the National Stage: Mayors Against Illegal Guns Press Conference

"Kudos to Marjorie for being a strong voice for sensible reform, kudos to the entire Golden City Council for offering their voice as well, and congrats to the entire Mayors Against Illegal Guns organization for already having a real impact on the [...]

Alpine Works | Life Above Treeline – an interview with Bill Briggs

Alpine Works | Life Above Treeline – an interview with Bill Briggs

"The more time Tony and I spend researching fun, interesting lines in the mountains around Boulder, Colorado the more we hear the name Bill Briggs – Bill time-trialing the flatirons, Bill speed soloing Gerry Roach’s top ten flatiron classics, [...]

MetroPulse | What’s ‘Historic’—And Who Says? Nine Practical Reasons To Save Old Buildings

MetroPulse | What’s ‘Historic’—And Who Says? Nine Practical Reasons To Save Old Buildings

“'That’s Not Historic!'” "A lot of good and honest folks roll their eyes when they hear that adjective applied to a building they’ve never heard of. Angry anonymous bloggers leave posts, and old men grumble. A building can’t be [...]

Forward | Wrestling With Details of Noah Pozner’s Killing

Forward | Wrestling With Details of Noah Pozner’s Killing

"Nine days after Veronique Pozner’s son, Noah, was killed in the Newtown schools shootings, I interviewed her and other members of the family about their grieving process. The family had just finished observing the official Jewish mourning [...]

Switchboard | As good and important as it is, LEED can be so embarrassing

Switchboard | As good and important as it is, LEED can be so embarrassing

"A third charge leveled at the system is that LEED has become pro forma, more about earning points than achieving actual environmental performance. The two are not unrelated, of course, but there is a belief that applicants and their consultants [...]

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