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 [...]

#OccupyICE Movement Grows Momentum In Colorado

By Staff, Unicornriot.ninja -

There was a rally of more than 100 people coinciding with the blockade, and providing water, food, songs and chants, and support to the blockade participants. The large crowd was met with [...]

Solar Is Saving Low-Income Households Money In Colorado. It Could Be A National Model

By Dan Gearino, Insideclimatenews.org -

Low-income households in Colorado are getting a new question during visits from energy assistance agencies: Have you considered solar panels? It's an innovative approach to solving two challenges [...]

Unions, Democrats Promote Deal To Suppress Struggle By Colorado Teachers

The Colorado Education Association (CEA) is collaborating with the Democratic-controlled state government to suppress the resistance of teachers in the state and prevent them from uniting with [...]

Teachers In Arizona, Colorado Stage Mass Walkout For Better Pay

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

Encouraged by similar protests in West Virginia, Oklahoma and Kentucky, organizers said the action would send a message to political leaders about their dissatisfaction. Tens of thousands [...]

Boulder Sues Exxon Over Climate Change: Wildfires, Droughts And Water Are A Few Reasons Why

By Staff, Insideclimatenews.org -

In Boulder, Colorado, climate change means extreme weather and wildfires. It means worrying about water security for people and farms, and about heat waves and mosquito-borne diseases. These [...]

Neo-Nazis Driven Off CSU Campus After Turning Point USA Event

By Staff, Unicornriot.ninja -

TPUSA is primarily based on its chapters at college campuses across the country, and maintains a watch list of leftist professors they would like to see fired from universities. The group has [...]

Boulder Holds Up Talks With JPMorgan, Considers Public Bank

By Alex Burness, dailycamera.com -

By Alex Burness for Boulder News - Boulder is holding off, for now, on renewing a contract with JP Morgan Chase, the city's longtime banking provider and a funder of controversial oil pipelines. [...]

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