• FRITZ: Tuesday blues - 08/31/2014 08:09 PM MDT
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    Updated: August 31, 2014 8:09:07 PM MDT
     
     
     
  • FRITZ: Tuesday blues - 08/31/2014 08:09 PM MDT
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    Peace TrainPeace Train: Happy Labor Day

    Inequality in the U.S. continues to widen.
    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.  
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    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

    Peace Train: No bombs bursting in air
    07/03/2014 05:07 PM MDT - As we thrill to shimmering fireworks in the night skies reminiscent of "And the rockets red glare, the bombs bursting in air," it is tempting to look at the dark side of this and ask, who are we as a society? Full Story

    Peace Train: TPP: secret giveaways to corporations
    06/26/2014 12:15 PM MDT - U.S. trans-national corporations are working to change the rules governing them under the cover of so-called trade deals. Full Story

    (Cliff Grassmick / Daily Camera)
    College footballCU football: Buffs' MacIntyre not ready to panic

    Coach wants more from his defense
    In the immediate aftermath of Colorado's loss in the season opener last week to Colorado State, Mike MacIntyre was reluctant to detail what he thought went wrong. Full Story
    (Cliff Grassmick / Daily Camera)
    College footballCU football: Buffs' MacIntyre not ready to panic

    Coach wants more from his defense
    In the immediate aftermath of Colorado's loss in the season opener last week to Colorado State, Mike MacIntyre was reluctant to detail what he thought went wrong. Full Story
    (Paul Aiken / Daily Camera)
    Second Story Garage: Ark Life

    On a recent morning, the Denver band Ark Life packed up and hit the road for a summer tour. Forty-five minutes into the trip, they stopped at their first engagement: Second Story Garage. Full Story