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Opinion: Violence in place of political debate weakens our nation

The violent incursion at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday disrespected, demeaned and threatened the right of every citizen who peaceably engages in the democratic process in our country. Deliberation, debate, argument, compromise, deal-making; these are the means to advance interests in a democracy.  The leaders and organizations of the West/Southwest Industrial Areas Foundation — including […]

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Opinion: Colorado has a new political megaphone – for the rest of us

In the post-Citizens United universe of dark money, secret donors and billionaire influencers, it’s easy to think that working stiffs have no access to political power. In fact, that is a common refrain in the presidential campaigns. Here in Colorado, a groundswell of activity is building to give voice to the rest of us who […]