Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Tag: colorado

Westward heave-ho: How a federal agency’s move to Colorado threatens public...

The Bureau of Land Management relocation to Grand Junction reflects a widespread pattern of destabilization under President Trump.

Fracking study shows toxic chemical exposure 2,000 feet from drilling sites

"Secret exposure to chemicals that our own EPA reports as a potential hazard to human health is unconscionable."

Freedom to drive coalition brings the Koch disinformation playbook to Colorado

In recent years, the majority of Coloradans have been struggling to breathe clean air, and tailpipe emissions carry much of the blame....

Babies born in high-intensity oil and gas areas are 70% more...

"This study provides further evidence of a positive association between maternal proximity to oil and gas well site activities and several types of CHDs."

Denver teachers strike over bonus-based pay system, demanding reliable salary plan...

The Denver teachers walked out Monday following 15 months of negotiations over a controversial bonus-based pay system that educators say leaves them unable to predict their salaries and guarantee financial security.

Denver commits to 100 percent renewable energy by 2030, becomes seventy-third...

The announcement came from Mayor Michael Hancock who said cities have a major responsibility to act on climate change.

Boulder, Colorado passes new gun control laws

Boulder now joins a few other cities and towns throughout the U.S. that are passing laws aimed at banning the controversial AR-15.

Fox News report on Colorado gunman ignores his white supremacist connections

Gunman who killed a sheriff’s deputy reportedly had social media “filled with the icons of the white supremacist ‘alt-right.’"

Marijuana is literally saving lives in Colorado

The study found that after Colorado implemented their new recreational marijuana law, opioid-related deaths fell by 6.5 percent in the following two years.

Populist victories won in this conservative Colorado town

Progressive upstarts pulled off a stunning upset.

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Comparing poverty in India and America

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Bernie groups break free of Dems: New party rising?

The beauty of the foregoing strategy is that it seeks a viable new party through a graduated series of accomplishable, grassroots-based electoral successes.

‘History will not judge this kindly’: DNC Platform Committee votes down Medicare for All...

"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."

Disease-denying propaganda spews a pandemic of pandemonium!

We'll judge Trump Medieval Madness as we do other historic low points, like McCarthyism, interning the Japanese or 250 years of slavery plus a century of Jim Crow brutality.

Supreme Court leaves order in place permitting Trump administration to construct border wall

The order, which is temporary, gives the Trump administration authority to start the wall projects where fencing already exists.