Opinion

Kristof: You’re wrong! I’m right!

We live in two Americas. In one America, a mentally unstable president selected partly by Russia lies daily and stirs up bigotry that tears our social fabric. In another America, a can-do president...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Pushkin: Colorado Checkoff - 40 years of taxpayers helping Colorado communities

Each year, Colorado’s nonprofit organizations work diligently to provide services to communities throughout the state. The need is great and fortunately for the state’s nonprofits, one of the most...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Parker: ‘You guys are the adults ...’ Time to act like it

WASHINGTON – It was a profoundly poignant image: Thirty teens huddled together in a small dark room, their faces illuminated by cellphones as they learned about an active shooter at their school....

DATE: Feb. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Hoyt: The next generation - America’s future farmers and ranchers depend upon training and education today

If you’ve ever gone to the opening day of your local farmers market only to find some of your favorite farmers aren’t in business anymore, you’re not alone. As a board member of the Durango...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

As Jong Jin Kim’s immigrant dream comes true

Well, this is embarrassing: At the same time the U.S. is debating a way to protect the Dreamers, America has officially fallen in love with the daughter of Korean immigrants who came to America...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Douthat: Let’s ban porn

In this weekend’s New York Times Magazine there is a long profile of a new kind of pedagogy unique to our particular stage of civilization. It’s called “porn literacy,” and it involves explaining...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Littwin: The #MeToo message is loud and clear, but so many in charge still can’t seem to hear it

As you may have noticed, the #MeToo movement has marched into the state legislature and doesn’t seem ready to leave any time soon. As I write this, there have been five recent cases — that we know...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Rankin: Common core standards, are we ready for a change?

Remember “Common Core”? That term first appeared in 2010. It referred, at that time, to the controversial Math and English Language Arts Standards that Colorado, along with 41 other states, adopted...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Brooks: The end of the two-party system

In the first half of the 1990s, I worked in Europe for The Wall Street Journal. I covered nothing but good news: the reunification of Germany, the liberation of Central Europe, the fall of the...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Kristof: President Trump, how is this man a danger?

President Donald Trump suggests that the aim of his crackdown on immigrants is to “defend Americans” from “savage,” “worst of the worst” intruders who kill Americans or at least are “dangerous...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Allen: What pro-wolf introduction factions are telling you and what they are not

You’ve probably noticed there’s a group bent on introducing wolves into Colorado. Here are some of their most popular claims: The presence of wolves automatically leads to a healthier ecosystem;...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Parker: At the White House - Governing with the enemy

When White House staff secretary Rob Porter resigned Wednesday amid allegations that he abused his two ex-wives and a former girlfriend, he parted the curtains on a personnel and security disaster....

DATE: Feb. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed