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    Peace TrainPEACE TRAIN: Opposing U.S. military interventions

    Interventions often kill more than it is designed to protect.
    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. 
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    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

    Peace Train: Rocky Flats and the folly of nuclear deterrence
    06/19/2014 11:20 AM MDT - Two weeks ago I participated in an interesting conference about the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant. Most of the conference addressed health and environmental issues, but I was preoccupied with the reason for the plants very existence -- nuclear deterrence. Full Story

    Peace Train: How to give Ukraine a chance
    06/12/2014 03:17 PM MDT - Ron Forthofer, Tom Mayer and Dan Winters of the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center have been wrestling with Ukraine's complex set of problems. They have created recommendations for how on earth a peaceful resolution can be sought there.  Full Story

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    College footballCU football: Buffs QB Sefo Liufau confident heading into opener

    Despite making his first Rocky Mountain Showdown start, QB treating Rams like any other opponent
    The coaches who recruited quarterback Sefo Liufau said he was as confident and mature as any high school player they had ever come across. Full Story
    (Paul Aiken / Daily Camera)
    College footballCU football: Buffs QB Sefo Liufau confident heading into opener

    Despite making his first Rocky Mountain Showdown start, QB treating Rams like any other opponent
    The coaches who recruited quarterback Sefo Liufau said he was as confident and mature as any high school player they had ever come across. Full Story
    (Paul Aiken / Daily Camera)
    Second Story Garage: Fierce Bad Rabbit

    The 1906 Beatrix Potter book "The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit" is about a rabbit who, well, is fierce and bad. He steals a carrot and gets his tail shot off. It's a strange little story, but it provided a Fort Collins indie folk-rock group with one of the best band names around. Full Story