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Denver, Boulder schools home to the state’s largest achievement gaps based...

Since Colorado introduced new, more challenging state math and English tests in 2015, schools and families have seen a steady — and often slow...

Wiretap: Trumping North Carolina’s same-sex marriage rule

Religious liberty In North Carolina, they a passed law saying that government officials could refuse to marry same-sex couples if it offended their religious sensibilities....

Littwin: Obama unbowed, challenges Republican Congress to step up

You can forget nearly every detail you heard in Barack Obama's seventh State of the Union speech. The speech wasn't actually about policy. Obama...

Wiretap: Taking aim at the War on Voting

Judge Nelva Gonzalez Ramos rules on the big lie behind Voter ID laws, finding the Texas version violated both the Equal Protection clause and the Voting Rights Act. She called the law an "unconstitutional poll tax."

Wiretap: They will soon have all the money ( a story...

Piketty's charts track fluctuating inequality. "The consequences for the long-term dynamics of the wealth distribution are potentially terrifying.”

Inequality report: Colorado income gap steadily widening

Colorado places among the top ten states in the nation when it comes to measuring the pace of income inequality growth over the past three and half decades. It's nothing to brag about.

Jacob Hacker on the expanding income gap

Income inequality — the difference between what the rich earn and what everyone else earns — is higher in the United States than in developed countries the world over. Moving against the trend established in the rest of developed societies, the gap between the rich and the rest of Americans has widened over the past 30 years. It has also grown wider during the recession, contrary to most predictions. Since the 1990s, the richest of the rich have pulled away from the merely wealthy, while the recession has made more and more Americans poor.

Unions and Income Inequality in Colorado

Colorado was once a national labor movement hotspot, known particularly for its mine worker's unions.  Today, Colorado has one of the weaker private sector...