Steinem spoke to a crowd of about a 100 crammed into the Boulder Clinton campaign office Friday afternoon.
Gloria Steinem, writer, activist and founder of Ms. Magazine, made a brief campaign stop at U.S. presidential candidate Hilary Clinton’s Boulder Coordinated Campaign Office on Friday afternoon. She was in town to promote her 2015 memoir, My Life on the Road. (She discusses the book here.) About 100...
September 19 2016, 11:40 AM
El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn gives two thumbs up during the U.S. Senate Republican Primary, Tuesday, June 28, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
—Photo by Stacie Scott / The Gazette via AP
Much like his party’s presidential nominee, Colorado GOP Senate candidate Darryl Glenn often seems to be campaigning in a way that suggests he doesn’t actually want the job.
Like Donald Trump, Glenn has eschewed most notions that political compromise is a virtue; Glenn has taken this...
September 9 2016, 10:45 AM
Not in my back yard; but maybe in yours.
—Courtesy of Flickr
Backers of two ballot initiatives that would limit fracking in Colorado have failed to gather enough valid signatures to get these measures on the November ballot. This leaves voters with a mere nine issues to research and form an opinion about over the next few months. (Tip: Start reading now...
September 2 2016, 10:00 AM
Courtesy of Gage Skidmore / Flickr via Creative Commons
In the past few weeks, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has both retooled his national campaign staff and made several notable appointments to his team in Colorado. Curious what Trump’s strategy might be for winning our staunchly purple swing state, we sat down with...
August 26 2016, 10:54 AM
For a word upon which Americans have hung the very essence of our society, “freedom” remains a widely debated and ill-defined concept.
For some it means freedom of religion; for others it’s freedom from religion. You might think of it as the underpinning of all individual liberties, but your...
August 26 2016, 10:30 AM
—Courtesy of Michael Huemer
Right now, just less than three months from Election Day 2016, a little anarchy might not sound half bad. In fact, it might seem like we're there already.
To Michael Huemer, professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado Boulder, a certain type of anarchy is something we should be...
August 19 2016, 10:30 AM
—Photo by Paul Morigi, Brookings Institute / Flickr via Creative Commons
There's a classic Seinfeld episode in which Jerry has his car parked at a restaurant, only to find that his valet's B.O. is so toxic that neither he nor anyone who rides in the car can escape it. In the end the odor is so insurmountable he ends up giving the car away to a random stranger...
August 16 2016, 10:15 AM
—Image courtesy of Colorado Families for a Fair Wage
The Colorado Secretary of State approved a ballot initiative on Thursday that, if passed, would raise the minimum wage by 90 cents per year until 2020, when it would top out at $12 an hour. (Minimum wage is currently $8.31 per hour, and $5.29 for workers who receive tips.) The Colorado...
August 12 2016, 2:55 PM