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NSA scandal exposes contradictions

by Loring Wirbel For at least a month following Edward Snowden’s revelations about the National Security Agency, the vast majority of members of Congress cared less about an open discussion…

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City should consider ‘Rich farm’ for mentally ill

  Nova Schlosser-Munselle Mental illness among homeless people is nothing new. On any given morning, a few minutes in a downtown bagel shop will produce backpackers breakfasting on sugar packets…

Rainwater

Diverted rain perfectly legal

Becky Elder “Irrigated plants become dependent on people…”  John Cruickshank, permaculturist People often say that it is illegal to collect rainwater in Colorado. After all, the state brochure on the…

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Students call for sustainable investment

By Steven Saint A forward-thinking group of Colorado College students are asking the Board of Trustees to put their money where their values are. Armed with a petition signed by more…