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Inexorable optimism

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks describes himself as an inexorable optimist. In a podcast discussing the good and bad that emerges from a crisis like coronavirus, the former UK...

How fast it comes

It’s amazing how quickly things change. I had tickets for the Colorado Avalanche vs. Vegas Golden Knights game for this past Sunday, March 15. As a huge fan of both...

Ignorance or knowledge?

I’ve been following the progression of the coronavirus since my colleague Andrea Jacobs first heard it reported in late December, 2019 — which seems so long ago. It...

Copy, cut, paste

Could you imagine creating something that becomes so ubiquitous that it is used the world over, by pretty much everyone from the age of 10 and above? That’s what Larry...

Cancel the Olympics

Will coronavirus be the final death knell for the Olympics? According to a World Health Organization conference, the Tokyo Games, planned for this June, have no backup...

Trolls

Donald Trump may be the ultimate Twitter troll, but Gov. Jared Polis is giving the president a run for his money. On the Sunday, two days after Mayor Hancock vetoed a...

Waste not, want not

Everyone’s got a social ill that gets ‘em. Mine is waste, whether it’s thrown out food from catered events or mounds of disposable goods. The good news: In recent...

Who watches the watchers?

Twenty years ago, when I first travelled to Belfast, what struck me was the CCTV everywhere. There was no doubt that I was constantly being recorded. This was before...

Winning can hurt

For the past three-and-a-half years, one topic has dominated UK politics, nearly to the exclusion of all else: Brexit. That the “out” side was successful shocked the...

Apocolypse denied

The turn of the decade might have something do with it, but I keep coming across items that highlight the fallacy of making predictions. A whole category of predictions...