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Join Us in Condemning Councilwoman Nagle’s Views on Race, and Her Treatment of Constituents. At public comment, prior to the newly-seated Boulder city council selecting their mayor and mayor pro-tem, a number of speakers voiced the desire that women and/or people of color be considered for those roles, rather than Sam Weaver and Bob Yates […]

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Boulder Progressives’ 2019 City Council Voting Guide

Of course we’ll all vote. But how do we distinguish between candidates? When many of the candidates for Boulder City Council have stated that they are in favor of inclusivity and diversity, in favor of fighting climate change, in favor of affordable housing, and in favor of any number of transportation ideas, how do you […]

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Boulder’s Climate Fight Exposes Sierra Club Divide

More than ever, it seems like there are two sides in Boulder’s struggle to address climate change. Both environmentalist camps are sincere, and both claim to offer a superior approach for city policy. But each calculates Boulder’s greenhouse gas emissions differently, leading to wildly divergent recommendations for housing and economic development. The first approach to […]

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Boulder Police Investigations

Dear Boulder Council Members, Sitting at the council meeting last night, listening to public comment on the Sammie Lawrence arrest, and the response from City Attorney Tom Carr and City Manager Jane Brautigam, as well as the council’s own responses, I couldn’t help but feel that there were two conversations happening, in parallel. On one […]

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Boulder Police, Homelessness, and Racism

Much like Boulder Police’s confrontation of Zayd Atkinson in March, their April 5 arrest of Sammie Leon Lawrence happened on a Friday and didn’t hit the news right away. The stories seemed to slowly gain momentum after the weekend before rising to the level of awareness within Boulder, let alone on a larger scale. But […]

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