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What it’s like to hunt for a job in Colorado when you’re over 50

Cat McQueen, who joined the throngs of Coloradans who lost their jobs in the pandemic, has a droll sense of humor when sharing what it’s been like to look for a job at age 63. There’s the you-have-an-impressive-resume-but-we-went-with-someone-else response. “If you have impressive qualifications, what other qualifications do they seek,” wonders McQueen, who lost her […]

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Opinion: The presidential race reminds us: American society still hasn’t outgrown ageism

Say what you will about Ronald Reagan as a policymaker, he’s had little competition for the ability to defuse “the age issue” with a one-liner that can stand through the ages. When Walter Mondale’s 1984 campaign was making an issue of Reagan’s re-election age of 73, Reagan used his impeccable Hollywood timing in a debate […]