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 [...]

Teachers In Denver, Oakland And Chicago Move Toward Strikes, Others Protest

By Samantha Winslow and Dan DiMaggio, Labornotes.org -

Who will pay for a 5 percent raise, smaller classes, and more nurses, librarians, and counselors for the Chicago public schools? “Rich people,” Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Stacy Gates [...]

Hundreds Protest Betsy DeVos Ahead Of ALEC Speech In Denver

By Alexandra Rosenmann, www.alternet.org -

By Alexandra Rosenmann for AlterNet - The ALEC meeting comes just a week after the education secretary's talks with men's rights activists. Hundreds of protesters descended on the Colorado [...]

Black Lives Matter Take the Streets in Denver

By Chris Steele, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Chris Steele for Popular Resistance. Denver Black Lives Matter protest July 2016. Photo by Chris Steele. Protesters block Lincoln Street in front of Colorado State Capitol. Photo by Chris [...]

Homeless Advocates Fight For The Right To Rest In Denver

By Chris Steele, www.truth-out.org -

By Chris Steele for Truthout - Homelessness in Denver has grown 600 percent in the last 20 years, while the amount of emergency shelter beds has been stagnant. In October 2015, Denver Homeless [...]

Black Lives Matter Commandeers Denver’s MLK Day Marade

By Laura Bond, www.coloradoindependent.com -

By Laura Bond for The Colorado Independent - Roughly 2,000 demonstrators took control of Denver’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day march, turning what they say has become a corporate event into [...]

Hundreds March In Support Of Denver’s Homeless Population

By Keagan Harsha, www.kdvr.com -

By Keagan Harsha for Fox 31 DENVER -- Denver's housing market might be booming, but some say it's happening at the expense of many residents who are being forced out of their homes and onto the [...]

Denver Police Arrest Multiple Protesters

By Trevor Hughes, www.9news.com -

By Trevor Hughes for USA Today - DENVER - Denver Police arrest 10 Occupy protesters who refused to leave a community garden Saturday night. A spokesman for the Occupy Denver group who declined to [...]

‘Don’t Frack Denver’ Urges Immediate Moratorium On Fracking

By Anastasia Pantsios, www.occupy.com -

Today a coalition of environmental activists, labor and community groups, health workers, and faith and business leaders launched a campaign called “Don’t Frack Denver,” designed to push back [...]

Denver Jury Awards $4.6 Million In Police Killing Of Homeless Preacher

By Susan Greene, www.coloradoindependent.com -

A federal jury has delivered what may be the costliest verdict yet in a Denver excessive force case. The $4.6 million jury award to Marvin Booker’s family came after jurors found five Denver [...]

Occupy Protesters Gather Outside The Home Of Denver CEO

By Kate Gibbons, www.denverpost.com -

Occupy Denver protesters have set up camp outside the head of the Downtown Denver Partnership's Park Hill home, accusing her of criminalizing homelessness. Every Sunday afternoon, picketers who [...]