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PIRG to KFC: Quit using antibiotic-laden chickens

DENVER, CO -- Consumer watchdogs showed up at the KFC on Federal Boulevard this morning to demand the chain quit serving chickens pumped with...

Fast food workers storm McDonald’s in Fight for $15

At 26, Andrew Olson is already a veteran McDonald’s employee. But after working for the company for seven years, the Aurora resident only makes...

$15-an-hour minimum wage: If New York can do it, why not...

The same day Vice President Joe Biden stood by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in announcing plans for the first statewide $15-an-hour minimum wage,...

Watch: Fast food strikers in Denver

Fast food workers in Colorado joined strikers across the nation today to demand a hike in the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to...

Fast food striker: ‘I work, that means I should be making...

You see them working the drive-thru, refilling restroom soap dispensers and waiting at the bus stop in their cheery uniforms. They take your order,...

Wiretap: Good news for America’s low-wage workers

  It has taken a while, but it looks like low-wage workers at McDonald's - meaning nearly all the workers at McDonald's - may have...

More companies flee association with ALEC

A campaign launched by several progressive organizations has led five major corporations to withdraw from the American Legislative Exchange Council, known as ALEC, which has been accused by progressive organizations of working “to disenfranchise African Americans, Latinos, students, the elderly, the disabled, and the poor.”

Of Mockingbirds and McNuggets: Denver book club brought to you by...

Have a side of McNuggets with your Mockingbird, why don't you? Participants in Denver's "One Book, One Denver" initiative may find themselves doing just that...

Gay marriage and McDonald’s: Dobson wins one, loses one

The news, that same-gender couples have the right to marry in Connecticut, has gays and lesbians rejoicing — and James Dobson of Focus on the Family fuming http://www.citizenlink.org/content/A000008410.cfm. But hey, at least his Colorado Springs-based ministry and media empire has something to celebrate: McDonald’s has removed the “Gay Agenda” from its menu, and now Dobson can supersize his Big Mac special value meal with pride.