Major Victory In Denver

By National Committee for Justice in Denver, Liberation News. -

Denver, Colorado.  On March 25, 2021, after over nine hours of testimony at a preliminary hearing, Adams County Court Judge Leroy Kirby dismissed the First Degree Attempted Kidnapping charge [...]

Militarized Law Enforcement Isn’t Protecting Us From Mass Shooters

By It's Going Down. -

On March 24, 2021, a man shot up a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, killing nine workers and shoppers and one police officer. I live nearby and heard about the shooting when a [...]

Right To Work Defeated In Montana and Colorado

By Brian Young, UcommBlog. -

Montana and Colorado have both stopped attempts to pass Right to Work laws and will continue to be free bargaining states. In Montana, Republicans have control over the entire state [...]

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 [...]