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Boulder a techie mecca – and we’re chopped liver

Friday, May 14, 2010

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If you want to understand why it’s in our own self-interest to spend public dollars on parks, bike trails and open space; to leave the marijuana dispensaries alone; to preserve, restore and renovate historic buildings; to transform our neglected watercourses into public amenities; to discourage, rather than encourage, formless sprawl; to build our arts community; […]

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CEO count: men 197, women 3

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

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Here are a few of the inflexible rules of power. 1. If you have power, you want to keep it. 2. I f you have to pass it on, you give it to your peers. 3. You’d just as soon keep insiders in and outsiders out. The business section of the Sunday New York Times […]

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Reports of Newspaper demise not greatly exaggerated

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

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It’s too bad that we can’t say of daily newspapers, as Mark Twain once quipped, that the reports of their demise have been greatly exaggerated. In the last couple of weeks, the industry has continued to shrink both workforce and product.  The New York Times radically reduced the size of its iconic Sunday Times magazine, which […]

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Justice balks, UBS walks

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

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This morning the New York Times reported that the Justice Department may drop a closely watched legal case aimed at forcing the Swiss bank UBS to divulge the names of 52,000 wealthy American clients suspected of offshore tax evasion, a United States official briefed on the matter said Monday. The move, which would halt an unusually […]

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