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Finally, the prospect of human rights in China

Needless to say, China could turn Hong Kong into another Tiananmen Square in a moment. Heir to one of the three most brutal dictators of the 20th century — Mao,...

Tlaib, straight out of ‘Saturday Night Live’

Initially, when Israel formally barred congresswomen Tlaib and Omar from entering Israel, I thought it was a terrible mistake. Of course, these congresswomen’s enmity...

Analogies run amok foreclose debate

In the wake of the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, the debate about the Trump administration’s immigration policies has become more divisive than ever. The fact that...

No one-sided cause of, or cure for, safety risks to bicyclists and scooterists in Denver

I. The dream Here is the narrative from the bicycle culture in Denver as we hear it: Bicyclists and scooter riders are trying to heal the planet by pulling fossil fuels...

Imagining the past

I bet there’s crossover between people who like both mysteries and genealogy. Tracing one’s past contains an element of suspense: Whom did he marry? Where did she...

Peach-y keen

Usually, what’s most associated with Colorado are features or activities such as powdery snow (pow-pow), skiing, gracefully elegant aspen trees, beautiful, strong...

How the world’s happiest people can also be refugees

Bhutan, a small kingdom in Central Asia, claims it has the world’s happiest people. In fact its king has gone so far as to define a Gross National Happiness Index, by...

Judge not

She walked over to the swimming pool with the baby held lovingly in her arms. She was laughing and making silly faces; the baby clearly delighted and entranced with her...

Listen to these pictures

When words fail, there are photos. Hence the famous adage, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Sometimes, if the emotional content is so sensitive or complex, a...

Mass shootings, causes and cures

Mass shootings, causes and cures: All of the above — and then some How does our country cure this wicked and eviscerating rampage? Partisans and policymakers will...