Opinion

Bret Stephens: The unwitting progressives who bolster Trump

As Donald Trump was about to accept the Republican nomination from the South Lawn of the White House with warnings that “No one will be safe in Biden’s America,” NPR was doing its part to make sure...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Rob Edward: If there’s one thing Colorado needs, it’s ... wolves

Colorado voters will soon have a historic opportunity to overcome a monumental injustice. If voters choose to say Yes to a citizens’ initiative on Nov. 3, wolves will again mingle on a continental...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Marj Perry: Wolves + lots of people is not a recipe for success

I am a third-generation Colorado rancher, and I don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say that it’s a terrible idea to vote Nov. 3 to bring back wolves to western Colorado. It threatens ranchers like...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

David Brooks: President Trump and the politics of ‘mean world’

I’ve been thinking about the two families we’ve encountered over the past weeks. The Biden family is emotionally open, rendered vulnerable by tragedy and driven by a powerful desire to connect. The...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Sharon and Pat O'Toole: Like birds and fish? You should be hugging a cow

You don't hear this from former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt or the usual suspects whose goal is to end many water diversions from the Colorado River, but it's true. Rural landscapes and...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Asta Bowen: Why are we in such a rush to go back to school?

As a longtime teacher who has heard every complaint under the sun about how horrible school is, how boring, arbitrary, irrelevant and unfair, I find myself somewhat taken aback by the fierce...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Bret Stephens: This Biden blunder alone could sink his chances

If Joe Biden isn’t careful, Donald Trump might have a new nickname for him: “Shutdown Joe” – after the former vice president’s biggest blunder in the campaign thus far. I’m referring to his...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Karen Kedrowski: Carrie Chapman Catt and the 19th Amendment

The Aug. 14 editorial in The Durango Herald “Who benefited from the 19th Amendment? ” includes a number of errors about Carrie Chapman Catt and the impact of the 19th Amendment. Please allow me to...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Farhad Manjoo: How to Fix America: Spend. Spend. Spend.

As a respite from a spring spent under quarantine, my family booked a weeklong vacation last month in a cozy, remote house in the California desert. While the kids cannonballed into the saltwater...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Tom Stritikus: Opening FLC has everything to do with values

Recently, a parent of an incoming first-year student asked me, “So, why is Fort Lewis College opening?” We never closed, I thought. While we operated virtually through the early months of the...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Ross Douthat: The ghost of contraception pioneer Margaret Sanger

Recently, Planned Parenthood of Greater New York announced that it would remove Margaret Sanger’s name from its Manhattan Health Center. The grounds were Sanger’s eugenic ideas and alliances, which...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Gary Paul Nabhan: The wall with Mexico will come tumbling down

Few walls last forever. Last winter, part of President Trump’s new border wall wavered toward collapse under the force of strong winds whipping through the twin cities of Calexico and Mexicali. An...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

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