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    Peace TrainPeace Train: Fear is a powerful motivator

    04/19/2019 01:26 PM MDT
    I despise war, but I nevertheless admire the cooperative spirit and willingness to sacrifice (even to the point of sacrificing one's own life) that warfare sometimes induces among participants. 
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    Peace Train: U.S. withdrawal from treaty sets up Cold War II
    04/12/2019 12:33 PM MDT - Has President Donald Trump fired the starting pistol on Cold War II? Beatrice Fihn, executive director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, thinks so. Full Story

    Peace Train: U.S. military empire comes at a steep cost
    04/04/2019 05:23 PM MDT - The U.S. has about 800 overseas bases in 70 or more countries, and approximately 200,000 U.S. forces are deployed in 177 nations around the globe. Full Story

    Video games: High-quality 'Sekiro' falls flat
    03/27/2019 12:34 PM MDT - Universally acclaimed. That is such a loaded term. It implies that everyone is going to love the thing in question, be it a movie, album or video game. Full Story

    On Air Next: Chai, Utah and Black Midi among Radio 1190's favorites from SXSW
    03/21/2019 01:24 PM MDT - After a whirlwind week in Austin, the Radio 1190 crew is finally back in Colorado. I could go on for a while about all the great acts that we saw, but some of my personal highlights were Chai, Utah and Black Midi. Full Story

    Peace Train: Palestinians have lost homes and lives
    03/15/2019 12:28 PM MDT - There is little media coverage of Gaza and the Palestinian West Bank these days. This lack of coverage might lead one to believe that nothing of interest is happening there. Full Story

    Video games: 'Devil May Cry 5' is one hell of an action game
    03/13/2019 12:03 PM MDT - The quality of video games has soared in the last few years. If you're the type of fan who loves multiple genres, chances are you can't keep up anymore.  Full Story

    Peace Train: Distinguish between anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism
    03/08/2019 12:48 PM MST - As a progressive Jew, a strong supporter of Palestinian rights, and a lifelong advocate of economic and social equality, I am delighted by the presence of two bold, progressive and highly intelligent Muslim women in the House of Representatives. Full Story

    Drinking with Doug: Lambrusco love affair in Boulder
    02/28/2019 09:46 PM MST - During weeks of onerous research for a Drinking With Doug column that ran in the fall, I talked to a lot of bartenders and wine geeks about especially food-friendly red Italian wines. A lot of the same grapes and styles came up. But Griffin Farro, the bartender at downtown Boulder's Bramble & Hare (note: Drinking With Doug enjoys a professional relationship with Bramble & Hare, as well as its sister restaurant, Black Cat Bistro) responded immediately with a novel one: Lambrusco. Full Story

    Peace Train: Nuclear risk rising between India and Pakistan
    02/28/2019 07:07 PM MST - Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I've tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. Full Story

    Video games: A long wait for a predictable 'Crackdown 3'
    02/27/2019 01:04 PM MST - Sometimes, I genuinely feel bad for Xbox One owners. The Xbox One X stands alone as the most powerful game system available, and yet owners can't get a great exclusive that doesn't involve racing. Full Story

    The Visible Universe: Is the Hubble constant in trouble?
    02/20/2019 01:01 PM MST - The conventional wisdom goes like this: Americans are more divided than ever. The gaps between us — Republicans and Democrats, Tea Partiers and Never Trumpers, Pelosi fans and AOC believers — seem unbridgeable. Full Story

    Peace Train: Imperialism's 12-step program
    02/15/2019 12:34 PM MST - The witty Chinese revolutionary Zhou Enlai once said, "One of the delightful things about Americans is that they have absolutely no historical memory. Full Story

    The Visible Universe: Charting a black hole fast track
    02/06/2019 11:28 AM MST - The average American home contains more than 300,000 items, according to bloggers who write about that kind of thing. Full Story

    Video games: A magical conclusion to 'Kingdom Hearts III'
    02/06/2019 01:06 PM MST - 'Kingdom Hearts III'Publisher: Square Enix Rated: E 10+ Who it's for: Fans of the "Kingdom Hearts" series, but newbies should start with the first game Console: PS4, Xbox One Grade: B Thirteen years is a long time to wait for a game. Full Story

    Peace Train: U.S. role in the crisis in Venezuela
    01/31/2019 08:03 PM MST - The focus is now on Venezuela, but the U.S. is really the key actor in this long-running drama. In reality, Venezuela is simply a small player in the United States' centuries-long imperial campaign that began with the genocide of American Indians. Full Story

    Bear With Me: Take this bread and eat it, with a cold drink
    01/31/2019 12:15 PM MST - In the beginning, God (who is a chick, by the way, and totally got screwed over, but more on that later) created the heavens and the earth. Full Story

    Peace Train: Democracy is in trouble
    01/24/2019 08:49 PM MST - Democracy is in trouble. Authoritarian government and violation of civil liberties are both on the rise in a host of nominally democratic countries including Austria, Brazil, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, India, Philippines, Poland, Russia and Spain, not to mention the United States under the erratic presidential regime of Donald Trump. Full Story

    Video games: Fear and loathing in Raccoon City
    01/23/2019 02:12 PM MST - I have a complicated relationship with Capcom's "Resident Evil" series. The early ones were OK, but the RC car control scheme (in the days before analog sticks) always rubbed me the wrong way.  Full Story

    The Visible Universe: Astronomers ready for radio-burst windfall
    01/18/2019 05:39 PM MST - For more than a decade, astronomers have been trying to solve the mystery of fast radio bursts. Know their name, and you know their story: Fast radio bursts last only a few milliseconds, they give off radio waves, and — with a couple of notable exceptions — they burst once and then they are gone. Full Story

    Peace Train: Dr. King told us 'war is obsolete'
    01/17/2019 06:38 PM MST - If you goWhat: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. rally and march in Boulder When: Begins at 11 a.m. Monday Where: St. Full Story

    Peace Train: Wise words from Dr. King
    01/11/2019 12:01 PM MST - After Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his powerful anti-war speech "Beyond Vietnam" on April 4, 1967, he was criticized by politicians, the media and even by some fellow civil-rights campaigners. Full Story

    Video games: New year starts full speed with new releases
    01/09/2019 01:00 PM MST - The last two years represented a windfall of great game releases. Every gamer I know now has a backlog of titles (either owned or on a wish list), some long enough to last several years. Full Story

    Peace Train: Inequality is a matter of life and death
    01/03/2019 07:25 PM MST - The New Year's holiday is essentially a celebration of life and its continuation. Life is a miracle that is well worth celebrating. Full Story

    Peace Train: Spread the word to turn back Doomsday Clock
    12/27/2018 05:19 PM MST - The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists was founded in 1945 by bomb scientists who could not remain aloof to the consequences of their work. Full Story

    Peace Train: Israel panics over nonviolent BDS movement
    12/20/2018 06:32 PM MST - In 2005, Palestinian civil society launched the nonviolent Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement ( bdsmovement. Full Story

    Peace Train: Julian Assange and the defense of democracy
    12/13/2018 02:14 PM MST - Effective democracy requires well-informed citizens. One of the greatest threats to effective democracy in modern capitalist societies is government secrecy. Full Story

    Video games: 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' steps into the ring
    12/12/2018 12:38 PM MST - A game with Mario, Link, Pikachu, Solid Snake, Simon Belmont, Cloud Strife, Mega Man, the Villager from "Animal Crossing" and many more probably shouldn't exist. It's like something a 12-year-old thought up while daydreaming in history class. Full Story

    Peace Train: Nip a new arms race in the bud
    12/07/2018 12:49 PM MST - On Oct. 20, President Donald Trump announced his intention to unilaterally withdraw the United States from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia. Full Story

    Peace Train: Homelessness and corporate welfare
    11/29/2018 07:35 PM MST - The homelessness issue has been a source of controversy at the local, state and national levels for some time now. Full Story

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    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

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    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

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    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
    Second Story Garage: Gasoline Lollipops

    The Boulder alt-country band gives its EPs names such as Death and Resurrection, and its songs bear the mark of hard truths and sin. But the punk energy behind the playing, and the sense that it's all in good fun, make it OK to dance to a song like "Death." Full Story