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Zane's World

The Earth Underneath

Opinion For my vacation, I flew to Arizona, rented a car, drove out to the kind of rural town where broken-down machinery is thought of as sculpture and my iPhone is only useful as a small cheese board, and paid someon...

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Zane Fischer

Zane's World

Lucky Losers

Opinion We know the lucky winners in our municipal elections are going on to grueling and thankless jobs in local politics, but what about the arguably luckier losers? Should they vanish back into the fabric of the cit...

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 Zane Fischer

Daddy Needs a Drink

Locker Room Talk

Opinion I recently took my son London along to the gym. After I had inelegantly completed my routine and he had demoed all the machines that would not land him in traction, we hit the locker room. He was giddy at the e...

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 Rob Wilder

Zane's World

Media Martyr

Opinion What if the anti-antenna activists are right about Wi-Fi rotting our brains? Western, industrialized civilization with its banking scandals, factory farming, military industrial complexes, colonialism, energy c...

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Zane's World

Realpolitik

Opinion We're told there are big issues at stake in our municipal elections: public safety, city budgets, jobs, crime, annexation, police and fire services, economic development, affordable housing, public education, f...

Wednesday, February 10, 2010 Zane Fischer

Zane's World

Too Local to Lose

Opinion Like the state of New Mexico, I bank at Bank of America. I don’t know what the government’s excuse is, but I got fed up with faceless bureaucracy a long time ago and switched to a local bank. But th...

Wednesday, February 3, 2010 Zane Fischer

Daddy Needs a Drink

Teary Trails

Opinion I felt a calm feeling wash over me. I had nowhere to be, no students to win over for books void of sensational plots, no DSL hassles at home (damn you, Qwest!), no extended family members’ birthdays to re...

Wednesday, February 3, 2010 Rob Wilder

First Person

Save White Peak...…and we save our public lands

Opinion Once (and future?) land commissioner Ray Powell argues against putting New Mexico's White Peak under the control of private interests.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Zane's World

Cult of Catastrophe

Opinion The giving spirit and the economic power of US citizens, as demonstrated in Haiti, is genuinely remarkable. The vast majority of us can give something in an emergency, if only a few dollars, and we should. That...

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 Zane Fischer

Zane's World

Behavioral Blitz

Opinion I’m kind of a survival of the fittest advocate, so my solution to people stopping on the train tracks is to outfit the Rail Runner with deluxe, spike-riddled cowcatchers complete with saw blades and laser...

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 Zane Fischer
 
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