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Proposed Roxborough “Nordic spa” faces opposition from neighbors, golf course

A Canadian developer planning to build a warm-water attraction next to Arrowhead Golf Course in Douglas County has received a cold reception from neighbors, including the course operator. “A commercial development in this neighborhood would be a colossal disaster. Not just for the wildlife, but for the people who live here,” said Bridget Epp, 64, who’s lived in the community for eight years. Epp is a leader of the local “Save our Rox” group, which for the last three years has been pushing back against plans to develop a…

Navalny’s Death Signals the End of Peaceful Opposition to Putin

Russia’s leading opposition figure, Alexei Navalny, who united people in his fight against Vladimir Putin’s regime, died Friday in a remote Arctic prison, where he was serving a decades-long sentence on trumped-up charges. He is survived by his wife, two kids, and the millions of Russians at home and abroad who yearned for a better future. The Kremlin’s propaganda machine, now in overdrive, lists the cause of death as a blood clot, spinning a narrative that Putin — ever-so-popular with the people — didn’t need Navalny…

Alexei Navalny, Russian Opposition Leader and Putin Critic, Dies

Navalny for years battled corruption in a nation rife with it Alexei Navalny, the Russia opposition leader and fierce critic of Vladimir Putin, died in prison, Russian authorities announced on Friday. He was 47. Trending “The facility’s medical staff immediately arrived and an ambulance brigade was called,” the nation’s penitentiary service said in a statement. “All necessary resuscitation measures were taken, which did not lead to positive results. The ambulance

Republicans and Democrats consider each other immoral. Even when treated fairly and kindly by the opposition

Credit: The Conversation Both Republicans and Democrats regarded people with opposing political views as less moral than people in their own party, even when their political opposites acted fairly or kindly toward them, according to experiments my colleagues and I recently conducted. Even participants who self-identified as only moderately conservative or liberal made the same harsh moral judgments about those on the other side…

Baftas 2024: Oppenheimer’s passion and ambition stomps over the opposition once again | Baftas 2024

As Samuel Goldwyn apocryphally remarked in 1945: “This A-bomb – it’s dynamite!!” With 13 Bafta nominations, Christopher Nolan’s mighty historical bio-epic Oppenheimer continues its triumphal march through awards season. It stars Cillian Murphy as the wartime inventor of nuclear weaponry J Robert Oppenheimer, galvanised by America’s race to get the bomb before the Nazis, transfixed by the dark ecstasy of the successful Trinity test in the New Mexico desert, then agonised with his postwar burden of guilt and horror. The…

Lakewood apartment project at edge of Belmar Park faces opposition

A raft of ducks perched and waddled on the frozen surface of a pond at Belmar Park on a recent fall morning — foreground bustle for a double-crested cormorant rookery located on a small island just offshore. This 132-acre park in the middle of Lakewood, Colorado’s fifth-largest city, is tagged as a “hotspot” on eBird.com, where birders have recorded sightings of more than 230 bird species — many of them migratory — in the park, including the Northern shoveler, the cedar waxwing and the dark-eyed junco. But according to an…

Hideo Kojima reveals the opposition he received from “peers, colleagues, and relatives” when he went independent – Destructoid

Following his departure from Konami, Hideo Kojima launched an independent career. It seems to have been a smart choice though, as he recently revealed, it wasn’t easy to convince others that it was possible. According to his recent Tweet, his peers, colleagues, and relatives expressed doubts concerning his plan to go independent. It appears that it wasn’t that they had no faith in his abilities. Instead, it was because they held the belief that it “was impossible without the financial and organizational strength of a…

Coldplay concert to go ahead in Malaysia amid opposition from conservative Muslims | Coldplay

A Coldplay concert is going ahead in Malaysia on Wednesday despite opposition from conservative Muslims in the country, but the band could face a “kill switch” that cuts off the show if they seriously offend cultural sensibilities.Following outcry over a same-sex kiss between members of the 1975 at a Kuala Lumpur concert in July, earlier this month deputy communications and digital minister Teo Nie Ching introduced a ruling that concert organisers must have “a kill switch that will cut off electricity during any…

Xcel Energy’s bid to build electric vehicle chargers sparks opposition

Supporters of speeding up the move to electric vehicles see investment by utilities as essential, but business groups say it will be hard for them to compete with utilities on providing charging stations for the public. In its second plan on electric vehicles filed with regulators, Xcel Energy proposes spending $145 million to build a public charging network over the next three years in addition to offering rebates and other programs. Charge Ahead Partnership, a national coalition that includes retailers that want to…