Police Operation Arrests Anti-Racist Organizers

By Liberation News. -

Aurora, CO - Police agencies in the Denver area arrested anti-racist organizers in a coordinated assault today. People were arrested in a Home Depot parking lot, at their homes, and after they [...]

California And Colorado: Climate-Driven Transformation Of Wildfires

By Michael Kodas, Inside Climate News. -

The wildfires that exploded over the past few days in California and Colorado show clear influences of global warming, climate scientists say, and evidence of how a warming and drying climate is [...]

Historic Climate Liability Case In Colorado Against Exxon And Suncor

By Earth Rights International. -

Washington, D.C.–Today, the United States Court of Appeals Tenth Circuit ruled that a case launched by Boulder County, San Miguel County, and the City of Boulder will proceed in state, rather [...]

ACLU Files Federal Lawsuit Over Police Use Of Force During Anti-Racism Protests

By Esteban L. Hernandez, Denverite. -

Denver - The ACLU of Colorado has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Black Lives Matter 5280 and other protesters against the City and County of Denver over police use of force during the [...]

New Colorado Law Ends Immunity For Police

By Keith Coffman, Reuters. -

Colorado Governor Jared Polis on Friday signed into law a bill to remove the shield of legal immunity that has long protected police officers from civil suits for on-the-job misconduct, a measure [...]

Colorado Judge Bans Use Of Tear Gas

By Ashley Curtin, Nation of Change. -

The Denver Police Department are temporarily barred from using projectiles and chemical weapons against peaceful protesters after a federal judge condemned their use of them and ruled it [...]

Trump Illegally Opened Western Colorado Forests To Coal Mining

By Wild Earth Guardians. -

Denver— A federal appeals court today ruled that the U.S. Forest Service illegally approved a loophole allowing the coal industry to despoil unroaded National Forest lands in western Colorado. [...]

While ‘Zombie’ Mines Idle, Cleanup And Workers Suffer In Limbo

By Mark Olalde and Joe Yerardi, Publicintegrity.org -

PARADOX, COLO. — The sound of metal banging against metal broke the calm on the high mesa separating Colorado’s Paradox and Big Gypsum valleys. An old rusted headframe marked the entrance to an [...]

Outrage As Colorado Police Returned To Duty After Shooting 19-Year-Old In The Back

By Kayla Costa, Wsws.org -

On Thursday, the Colorado Springs Police Department released bodycam video footage of the police murder of 19-year-old De’Von Bailey. By Friday, a police department spokesperson announced that [...]

Swamp Creatures Appear Outside Hotel Where Western Governors Meet With Bernhardt

By Rae Ellen Bichell, Kunr.org -

Protesters dressed as swamp creatures kayaked down a river while others marched along a bike path, past private tennis courts and swanky swimming pools outside the hotel where governors met with [...]

Denver Teachers’ Strike Was A Rejection Of Education ‘Reform’

By Jeff Bryant, Blackagendareport.com -

Former superintendent of Denver Public Schools Michael Bennet pushed privatization measures as well as changes to the ProComp teacher pay program. “I definitely drank the education reform [...]

Union Rushing To End Denver Teachers Strike

By Nancy Hanover, Wsws.org -

Denver teachers were on the picket lines Wednesday for the third day, but the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) and the school district are moving quickly to reach a deal to end the [...]

Denver Teachers Go On Strike In Latest US Educator Walkout

By Colleen Slevin, Apnews.com -

DENVER (AP) — Striking teachers picketed outside of schools and marched through Denver’s streets Monday as car horns blared in support of the latest U.S. walkout amid a swell of educator activism [...]

Here Are 5 Key Facts About How Legal Weed Is Transforming Colorado

By Phillip Smith, Drug Reporter -

It’s been five years since the era of legal marijuana sales began in Colorado, and that’s been enough time to begin to be able see what sorts of impact the freeing of the weed has had on the [...]

Why Was Climate Change Omitted From Colorado’s Debate Over Fracking?

By David Sirota and Chase Woodruff, Capitalandmain.com -

Oil and gas corporations spent roughly $40 million to oppose 112, which would have mandated larger distances between fossil fuel extraction sites and schools, hospitals and residential [...]