Guest Posts

Guest Post: 12,000 international students are studying on Colorado’s college campuses. We welcome them.

This month on college campuses across Colorado and the nation, we welcome students who are beginning — or returning to — a two-year, four-year...

Guest Post: Mystery Money is Drowning Democracy

There are less than 100 days until Election Day on November 6th, and under Colorado's mail ballot election system Coloradans will start voting even...

Guest post: It’s time for Walker Stapleton – and Colorado – to reckon with...

Between 1923 and 1947, Benjamin Stapleton served five terms as Denver’s mayor. He gained and retained his office by winning financial and grassroots support...

Manny Salzman’s long, strange – and wondrous – trip

Editor's note: Manny Salzman died on Saturday, July 28. This tribute by his son, our friend Jason Salzman of bigmedia.org, caught our eye on Facebook....

Guest Post: With Kavanaugh nomination, the threat to gut Roe becomes real

One of the defining characteristics of Colorado is that we are a pro-choice state, and have been since we became the first state to...

Guest Post: Strong leadership depends on strong news coverage

The primary that just concluded was remarkable for several reasons. We had an influx of new voters, while suffering from a dearth of solid...
Farm Bill

Guest Post: Farm Bill can work for Colorado if we take action

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to...

Guest Post: How we can end partisan gridlock

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to...

Guest Post: A victory of absence

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to...

Guest Post: Thinking about how to think about naming Stapleton

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to...