A Gentlewoman’s Guide to Engaging with ActivistsTisha Schuller Thursday, May 21, 2015
My final COGA blog probably should be some kind of retrospective; but I dread writing that as much as you would abhor reading it. Perhaps the best culmination of my last 5 ½ years is to share what I’ve learned about engaging with activists, or with anyone really. But it’s the activists that require the “Gentle” in “Gentlewoman”.
A few weeks ago I had the questionable pleasure of an off-the-record breakfast with one of Fractavia’s most renowned activists. I’ll leave him nameless here because I really don’t have anything nice to say. It reinforced why I’m leaving COGA: I’m out of patience. But, it also reminded me that I’ve learned…Read More
Can We Skip the Brain Damage?Tisha Schuller Friday, April 25, 2014
No one knows whether the fracking wars in Colorado will resolve themselves in months or years. And we don’t know how far the political pendulum will swing toward restricting or banning development before moderating.
Here’s what we do know: at some point, as a state, we will settle on embracing oil and gas…Read More
Deescalating Through the Courts?Tisha Schuller Tuesday, November 18, 2014
I’m surprised as I give my Deescalating the Fracking Wars talks around the state that more people don’t ask me, How do you rationalize the lawsuits? It’s something I have given considerable thought.
COGA is or was a plaintiff in three different lawsuits, all of which have been resolved in COGA’s favor. Each…Read More