Updated: September 22, 2014 10:33:37 AM MDT
 
 
 
 
Peace TrainScotland's independence campaign triggers the nuke debate

The world needs this debate
09/11/2014 08:39 PM MDT
The people of Scotland are poised to vote Thursday for or against independence from the United Kingdom. According to Nigeria's "National Mirror," the most recent polls suggest the predicted outcome is still on a knife edge. 
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Peace Train: Understanding the Ukraine Crisis
09/04/2014 08:54 PM MDT - The current crisis in Ukraine is the most perilous confrontation between nuclear armed states since the end of the Cold War. It could even escalate into a nuclear war. No party to the Ukraine crisis is blameless, but Americans should understand our own country's sorry role in creating this predicament. Full Story

Peace Train: Happy Labor Day
08/28/2014 08:23 PM MDT - This weekend we are celebrating Labor Day, the one day a year we recognize the contributions of labor. Until recently, workers took their benefits - the eight-hour day, good pay, unemployment insurance, Social Security, paid vacation and holidays - for granted. Corporations did not bestow these benefits upon workers out of generosity. Instead workers fought long and hard - and many gave their lives - to secure these benefits for all of us.  Full Story

Guest column: Boulder fosters community of cyclists
08/27/2014 09:08 PM MDT - And one of the most unique aspects of this city's culture is how much biking is supported and fostered by the community. If you've only travelled through the city by car, you may not know that Boulder has more than 300 miles of bikeways. Think about that - that's the difference between Boulder and a wheat field in western Kansas.  Full Story

PEACE TRAIN: Opposing U.S. military interventions
08/21/2014 06:51 PM MDT - United States military interventions are usually framed in humanitarian rhetoric. The typical argument is that military intervention is essential to prevent an impending genocide. Full Story

Peace Train: A nuclear-free world is possible
08/14/2014 08:52 PM MDT - In an essay, Japanese doctor Shigeru Mita warned against radiation by saying, "Tokyo should no longer be inhabited." According to an article on popularresistance.org, Mita moved his medical clinic away from Tokyo in March after he and his father had served the community for 50 years.  Full Story

Accusations that silence criticism
08/11/2014 02:51 PM MDT - Two weeks ago my friend Ron Forthofer wrote a Peace Train column criticizing Israel's assault on the people of Gaza. Ron, who is a person of the highest ethical and intellectual caliber, provided arguments and evidence about why Israel's attack on Gaza was completely unjustified. A few days later a letter to the editor scurrilously called his entire argument anti-Semitic.za. Full Story

Peace Train: Is the U.S. addicted to violence?
08/10/2014 08:52 PM MDT - Mahatma Gandhi is often cited as responding to a question about Western civilization saying he thought it would be a good idea. However, recent research suggests Gandhi likely didn't make this quip. Full Story

PEACE TRAIN: Israel is repeatedly violating Palestinian human rights
07/17/2014 05:10 PM MDT - Israel's current attack on a basically defenseless population in Gaza is a repeat of its massacres of Palestinians in November 2012, December 2008-January 2009 and June 2006. Full Story

Peace Train: Piketty, inequality and war
07/10/2014 03:37 PM MDT - One of the most important books published in recent years is "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" by the French economist Thomas Piketty. A dramatic and unexpected relationship revealed therein concerns economic inequality and warfare. Full Story

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College footballCU football: Buffs making progress offensively

However, Lindgren looking for more in run game, on scoreboard
Brian Lindgren likes what he is seeing from the Colorado offense, but he's not satisfied. The Buffaloes' offensive coordinator has overseen an offense that has gained more than 400 total yards of production for three straight weeks. Full Story
(Cliff Grassmick / Daily Camera)
College footballCU football: Buffs making progress offensively

However, Lindgren looking for more in run game, on scoreboard
Brian Lindgren likes what he is seeing from the Colorado offense, but he's not satisfied. The Buffaloes' offensive coordinator has overseen an offense that has gained more than 400 total yards of production for three straight weeks. Full Story
(Paul Aiken / Daily Camera)
Second Story Garage: Slow Caves

Slow Caves has an image, and that's a great advantage when you're a new band. Identity usually comes slow and by default in the textbook cycle of band life. But it came almost from the outset for this Fort Collins quintet, and its SoCal sheen, youthful swagger and skateboard cool seem, if not intentional, at least immediate to the project. Full Story