Recent Articles by Dan Liljenquist
Published: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
So far — at the time of this writing two days into the convention — I can’t tell if we are watching a comedy or a tragedy unfold. Leave it to Donald Trump to keep us guessing.
Published: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
The heartfelt pleas of Diamond Reynolds and David Brown have inspired me. They give me hope that out of such tragedies we might chart a new course forward.
Published: Wednesday, July 6, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
By arguing that there are no precedents to fit “these facts” says more about the unprecedented nature of Clinton’s gross negligence than about the legal likelihood of a conviction.
Published: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
Trump’s populist economic plan is reminiscent of the Luddite movement in England in the early 1900s. I’m not surprised that Trump is playing the Luddite in the general election as his populist messa...
Published: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
On paper, Venezuela should be a prosperous country. It has huge oil reserves, rich agricultural land, vast mineral wealth and a literate population. So what happened?
Published: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
It is both natural and proper for a society — still in shock over what happened and mourning for those lost — to re-evaluate, remediate and reorient, with the hope that future tragedies might be pre...
Published: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
For years, the Puerto Rican government used the plain language of its constitution and its favorable tax status to lure investors into buying its bonds.
Published: Friday, May 27, 2016 3:30 pm MDT
“Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering.” — Carl Jung. Puerto Rico is suffering from a collective neurosis. Government leaders everywhere must embrace the principles of legit...
Published: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
Over the next couple of months, leading up to the Republican National Convention, Trump can make significant progress in cementing his credibility as a leader and in unifying the Republican Party if he provides...
Published: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
I am pleased to see that Congress has refused to bail out Puerto Rico. A bailout is not the answer.