Lower the Voting Age to 16

Feb. 23, 2018

Young people who are smart enough and engaged enough to shape the debate about gun violence are smart enough and engaged enough to vote.


'Don’t Wait Until the Bombs Are Falling.’ Pentagon Papers Leaker Encourages More Like Him

Feb. 8, 2018

The country is currently not the closest we’ve ever come to nuclear war, says Daniel Ellsberg, but we are still likely to face annihilation. And recent false alarms in Hawaii and Japan, erroneously alerting residents to incoming missiles, do nothing to quell the anxiety. “This was a little rehearsal,” Ellsberg...


Candidates Who Signed Up to Battle Donald Trump Must Get Past the Democratic Party First

Jan. 25, 2018

In the wake of the 2016 election, a group of despairing Democrats in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, formed a new political group to ensure that they would never be out-organized locally again.


Hawaii’s Nuclear Wakeup Call (and Why We Should Take MLK’s Advice)

Jan. 16, 2018

The Cold War brought plenty of false alarms — but nothing like the situation we face today. We are closer to a nuclear disaster than at anytime since 1995. And it is going to get worse.


The Great Awakening: How our thinking about technology fundamentally changed in 2017 and where we go from here.

Jan. 11, 2018

In the past few decades, the year-end tech discussion has focused on the year in gadgets – what the new releases were, and how much faster and better and filled with more bells and whistles they are. But 2017 was different – the discussion zoomed out and became much larger...


Impostor Syndrome: How I fight the feelings that I'm a fake

Dec. 19, 2017

2016 CWA speaker and CU alum, Bonnie Burton shares how you can defeat the inner killjoy that tells you you're a big phony.

Joe Cirincione

Joe Cirincione makes appearance on Comedy Central's The President Show

Nov. 18, 2017

Nuclear disarmament advocate Joe Cirincione makes the case for staying in the Iran deal and tries to explain the president's own destructive power to him.

Bob Kaufman

Robert Kaufman, a veteran of the Conference on World Affairs, says the Trump presidency has fostered robust debate on campus

Nov. 14, 2017

Visiting scholar in conservative thought, policy feels at home in Boulder.


Kimbal Musk Wants to Feed America, Silicon Valley-Style

Oct. 16, 2017

2017 CWA guest speaker Kimbal Musk's food philosophy featured in the New York Times.


Landslide: Nearly 80 Percent of Football Fans Oppose Anthem Protests

Oct. 2, 2017

Article by Guy Benson, Political Editor,; Contributor, Fox News.