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Opinion: In times like these, polarization can bring clarity

When discussing the politics of his namesake country, the civil rights activist Israel Shahak would say, “There are some encouraging signs of polarization.” His attitude seems bizarre to anyone who has lived through the last year, when polarization sank its roots to new depths in our collective consciousness.  However tiring it is, polarization brings the […]

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Opinion: To avoid lasting harm to our kids, let’s reopen classrooms and offer more educational choice

“Open the schools,” Dr. Anthony Fauci said earlier this month, speaking with a concurring Gov. Jared Polis, echoing what so many of us are pleading. Yet as things stand now, some Colorado school districts still are planning to mandate remote learning when instruction resumes in 2021, at least in early January. We’re all trying to […]