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Civil Rights:

Do Denver’s homeless people deserve the same rights as Monsanto? 6 questions with attorney Jason Flores-Williams

Denver police have made headlines over the past few months by “sweeping” encampments of homeless people. And critics have spoken out – including the ACLU, […]...

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August 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, The Mix, Uncategorized

Hancock’s affordable housing plan gets preliminary nod

A committee of Denver council members on Wednesday unanimously approved Mayor Michael Hancock’s plan to create a dedicated fund for affordable housing in the city. […]...

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August 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Campaign’s under way to set the record straight on slavery in Colorado

It might come as a surprise, but the Colorado legislature unanimously approved a measure in this year’s session. Yes, approved by every single member. Amendment […]...

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August 24, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Wiretap: Trump’s war zones, Virginia’s felon-voting-rights redux, Ramen’s rising value

   Off message At a time when Donald Trump is straining to lure African-American voters, he strayed far beyond his teleprompter Monday to claim that […]...

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August 23, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

Aid-in-dying debate, October 20th

Where do you stand on aid-in-dying, the ballot initiative that would allow terminally ill adults to cause their deaths by taking a prescription drug? If […]...

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August 18, 2016 Civil Rights, Events, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Upcoming Events

Latinos Rise in Colorado

Is this a sign of the Hispanic political tsunami? A coalition of Hispanic and progressive groups announced Wednesday that Colorado will be one of three […]...

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August 18, 2016 Blog, Civil Rights, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Committee questions funding for Hancock’s affordable housing plan

Mayor Michael Hancock’s plan to combat Denver’s housing crisis faced doubts about its proposed funding sources in today’s Safety, Housing, and Homelessness Committee meeting. The […]...

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August 17, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

‘My husband may die’ in a Colorado prison, says wife of CIA whistleblower

  The wife of former CIA officer and whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling says she’s concerned about the health of her husband, who was sentenced last year […]...

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August 16, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Denver Public Schools slammed for minority contracting practices

Having carefully crafted the optics around the $572 million bond issue it’s urging voters to pass in November, Denver Public Schools features on its website […]...

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August 4, 2016 Civil Rights, Education, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Do No Harm: The American Psychological Association wavers on its detainee policy

The American Psychological Association is wavering on a year-old policy designed to prevent psychologists from working with military or national security detainees. Meeting in Denver […]...

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August 4, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Join The Indy for Denver DA debate, Sept. 14th

It’s often said that a district attorney has more direct power over people’s lives than a mayor. If that’s so, Denver voters need to know […]

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Bennet: Hold Us Accountable

Sen. Michael Bennet this morning made a pitch to the state’s water community for sending him back to Washington, despite the rank partisanship that characterizes […]

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