• Peace Train: The meaning of genocide - 06/23/2016 02:51 PM MDT
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    Updated: June 14, 2016 12:06:04 AM MDT
     
  • Letter: Swinging times at CU - 06/07/2016 01:44 PM MDT
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    Peace TrainPeace Train: The meaning of genocide

    States seek to define word in a way that excludes their own crimes
    06/23/2016 02:51 PM MDT
    Mass murder perpetrated by agents of the state is as old as recorded human history, but the concept of genocide is relatively recent. 
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    Peace Train: What about Obama's commitment to nuclear disarmament?
    06/09/2016 09:02 PM MDT - When Barack Obama became president of the United States, he advocated nuclear disarmament and working towards a world without nuclear weapons. This commitment has vanished without a trace. The Obama administration is currently implementing a trillion-dollar nuclear weapons "modernization" program stretching over the next three decades.  Full Story

    Letter: Swinging times at CU
    06/07/2016 01:44 PM MDT - Dear Editor: I appreciated reading John Bear's commentary "Politics and an Origin Story" on June 2. It reminded me of an incident I was involved in when I was a college student in Boulder back in 1991. Full Story

    Peace Train: Dangerous hubris in D.C.
    06/02/2016 07:37 PM MDT - After the fall of the Berlin Wall, the U.S. pushed for the reunification of Germany. Negotiations with the Soviet Union led to an agreement based on a promise that U.S. Secretary of State James Baker (under the first President Bush) made to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. Baker said that if the Soviets would allow the reunification of Germany, that NATO would not expand "one inch" further east. Full Story

    Peace Train: 'Only a matter of time'?
    05/26/2016 07:48 PM MDT - "A regional nuclear exchange of 100 15-kiloton weapons ... would produce unprecedented low-ozone columns over populated areas in conjunction with the coldest surface temperatures experienced in the last 1,000 years, and would likely result in a global nuclear famine," according to Chris Schneidmiller, Global Security Newswire. Full Story

    U.S. and official remorse
    05/17/2016 02:38 PM MDT - The United States government has difficulty expressing regret. Washington has never expressed official regret for slavery or for the destruction of Native Americans. Full Story

    1948 U.N resolution remains unfulfilled
    05/12/2016 05:28 PM MDT - This column follows up on Tom Mayer's column "Remembering the Nakba" in the Colorado Daily last week. Full Story

    Peace Train: Remembering the Nakba
    05/05/2016 08:59 PM MDT - May 14 is Independence Day for Israelis. It is a joyous holiday celebrating the rebirth of Jewish community life after the Holocaust genocide. Full Story

    Peace Train: U.S. deserves affordable care
    04/28/2016 09:12 PM MDT - According to 2010 data collected by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, the total health expenditure per capita in the U.S. is two-and-a-half times the average of 33 other developed nations.  Full Story

    Peace Train: A token of redemption
    04/21/2016 07:57 PM MDT - President Barack Obama had been in office only a few months when he made the following statement in Prague on April 5, 2009, before thousands of thrilled Czech Republic citizens: "Today, I state clearly and with conviction America's commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons. 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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    Second Story Garage: Bandits

    Boulder is pretty good at producing rock bands, and by "rock," we mean the in-your-face, guitar-heavy, leather-clad variety — you know, the good kind. For a prime example, look no farther than BANDITS. Full Story

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