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How can India clean up when all of its waste has an afterlife?

How can India clean up when all of its waste has an afterlife?

Families defend their inherited rights to jobs picking over rubbish Reuters/Ahmad Masood By Fred Pearce “WHY is India so filthy?” asks a new book called Waste of a Nation. It wasn’t always – in the old days of rural India, almost everything was biodegradable. Animals and the weather soon dealt […]

Big bucks flow from all over in race to succeed Tiberi

Big bucks flow from all over in race to succeed Tiberi

Jessica Wehrman Dispatch Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — More than half of the $1.3 million already spent on television ads for Ohio’s 12th Congressional District GOP primary has poured in from outside groups — an indication that the struggle to replace Rep. Pat Tiberi may bring a brutal, hard-fought and attention-getting […]

Some White House journalists dismayed at Michelle Wolf routine at correspondents‘ dinner

Some White House journalists dismayed at Michelle Wolf routine at correspondents‘ dinner

wire reports Comedian Michelle Wolf, the after-dinner entertainment at the annual dinner of the White House Correspondents‘ Association on Saturday night, seemed more at home on HBO than C-SPAN. After one crass joke drew groans in the Washington Hilton ballroom, she laughed and said, “Yeah, shoulda done more research before […]

Democratic rolls swelling in Franklin County

Democratic rolls swelling in Franklin County

Darrel Rowland The Columbus Dispatch Early voting totals show that the number of Democrats is rapidly growing in Franklin County. But what‘s the takeaway? Is this a precursor to a blue wave this year? Or is this just the return of voters who crossed over to the Republican Party in […]

Kasich warns GOP faces trouble with suburban voters

Kasich warns GOP faces trouble with suburban voters

Jack Torry Dispatch Washington Bureau WASHINGTON – Saying Democrats are more energized, Ohio Gov. John Kasich warned that congressional Republican candidates in November “are going to have trouble” winning suburban districts where they have done well in the past. During an appearance Sunday on CNN’s State of the Union, Kasich […]

Phillip Barber: Enforce the law

Phillip Barber: Enforce the law

Let me get this right. A homeless guy gets arrested for sleeping in the public park. All of us get ticketed by the police for driving too fast or parking too long. The high school student gets arrested for shoplifting. All are violating the law, and the cops and city […]

Lester Wall: The change that is Boulder

Lester Wall: The change that is Boulder

I believe our City Council and the Boulder neighborhood groups are pursuing a strategy that is fated for failure. There seems to be an attempt to stop growth and development. Yet we live in a society that is built on private property and economic freedom, which historically and clearly benefit […]

Mark Wallach: Singin‘ that same old pro-development song

Mark Wallach: Singin‘ that same old pro-development song

Last Sunday‘s Camera featured , in which he made yet another call for the densification of Boulder and the lifting of occupancy restrictions, this time in the name of environmental correctness. You have heard similar arguments before. Last year, the theory du jure was that increasing density would provide more […]

Albert Petersen: The lottery of guns

Albert Petersen: The lottery of guns

Paul King, in response to a New York Times article about the Nashville Waffle House killings, comments that we are “living in a hellish lottery” where anyone can be the victim of gun violence at any time anywhere because of our distorted gun culture. Another laments that we “value our […]

Jon Caldara: With the proposed gun ban, Boulder has turned hateful

Jon Caldara: With the proposed gun ban, Boulder has turned hateful

There was a time when Boulder was diverse enough to welcome such opposites as the beatnik, Buddhist Naropa Institute and Soldier of Fortune magazine. But in recent decades, Boulder has become elitist. And with the City Council‘s recent attack on gun owners, our town has again changed. Boulder has become […]