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Pills that keep on pumping

Sometime after I became a Swiss citizen I received a package in the mail from the Swiss federal government. Inside was a slim box of 12 pills. I was both confused and...

To whom does the West Bank belong?

Eight out of 10 of the last American presidents agree that Israel should retain some of the West Bank of the Jordan River forever, or the Golan Heights, or both....

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...