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Guest Post: Thinking about how to think about naming Stapleton

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to provide […]...

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May 14, 2018 Guest Posts, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Another Northeast Denver group scraps the racially-charged “Stapleton” name

A second civic group in Northeast Denver is nixing the S-word from its name. The Stapleton Development Corporation voted quietly late last week to call […]...

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April 30, 2018 All stories, Civil Rights, Housing, Just In, Politics, The Blogs, The Mix

The Stapleton Foundation nixes the S-word from its name

The Stapleton Foundation is dropping the word “Stapleton” from its name in response to residents’ growing frustration that their northeast Denver community honors the memory […]...

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December 15, 2017 Civil Rights, Housing, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs

Littwin: Is Donald Trump crazy or is he just Donald Trump?

I’m not a psychiatrist, but I doubt that Donald Trump is actually crazy — or any more crazy than, say, your crazy uncle who needs […]...

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August 23, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: The Great Brander has now somehow latched onto America’s most despised brands

Donald Trump has just pushed some very fine people, as he would put it, over the edge. Some very fine people now know that the […]...

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August 16, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Denver KKK cop painting: What’s wrong with this picture?

By now, you’ve probably seen the painting everyone in Denver’s talking about. It depicts a city cop as a Ku Klux Klan-style child killer. Denver […]...

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March 24, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Wiretap: Trump won’t renounce a KKK endorsement. Daddy issues?

Civil war? If you’ve missed the latest news from Trump World, the Republican Party looks as if it’s headed toward a not-so-civil war. In brief, […]...

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February 29, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Black Lives Matter commandeers Denver’s MLK Day Marade

Black Lives Matter 5280 and other social justice organizations took over the annual MLK Day march, demanding an end to police violence.   Roughly 2,000 […]...

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January 18, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Holding the same ‘conservative views’ as David Duke

GOP leaders are looking for a way to ensure that a 2002 speech by Rep. Steve Scalise — the No. 3 ranked House Republican– before […]...

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December 31, 2014 Just In
The gov’s race: There’s extreme, and then there’s  extreme

The gov’s race: There’s extreme, and then there’s extreme

UPDATE: Bob Beauprez’s rivals in the GOP gubernatorial primary race weren’t exactly welcoming, via the Denver Post. Mike Kopp: “Bob is welcome to join the race, […]...

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March 4, 2014 Littwin

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Indy Editor Susan Greene on surviving Colorado’s news apocalypse

Journalism in Colorado is under siege. And headlines keep coming about censorship, layoffs and protests in local newsrooms. Join Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene at the […]

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Highlights from those panels on how to save The Denver Post. Now what?

Last Tuesday— and again on Thursday— people packed into The Denver Press Club to engage with a town-hall-slash-panel discussion largely focused on what readers can or should do about […]

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