Stuff by Fred Malo

  • Locations: Columns Published

    The View from the Therapy Pool: Celebrate, but don’t gloat

    Shortly after the 2016 election, an evangelical Christian, fervent Trump supporter friend of mine was teaching me how to use Facebook. She had me call up a scene where a group of Clinton backers were sobbing uncontrollably. I looked back at my friend and, to my dismay, sheread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Racism in my college town

    I was greatly distressed to hear Bloomington, Indiana, where I matriculated for four years in the 1960s and ‘70s at Indiana University, has become the latest battleground in what’s becoming a national race war. 

    Black human rights activist Vauhxx Booker was walking with friends by theread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Don’t forget the real superheroes

    Never been much for superhero movies. I had some interest in Spiderman because Peter Parker is a teenager with real adolescent problems. Jack Nicholson’s creepy portrayal of the Joker made the first Batman movie worth watching.

    I don’t really have issues with fantasies, but the messageread more →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    My climate story

    As I stood on the Sopris Park gazebo looking out over the crowd that assembled for the Strike for Climate Action I organized last September, I had a combined feeling of relief, satisfaction, and extreme personal pride. It was a daunting task. I’d never done anything like thisread more →

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    COGCC wants Garco to be a partner

    Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Director Jeff Robbins came to the Aug. 21 COGCC meeting in Glenwood Springs looking for a partnership with the Garfield County Board of County Commissioners on the enforcement of the health and safety provisions of Senate Bill 181. All I can sayread more →