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Tribal Sovereignty Is Key to the Struggle for Democracy in 2020 21.10.2019
Several people march in a line while carrying a banner
There is a blossoming of tribal community initiatives which are built on traditional Indigenous wisdom and practices.
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Who are the Littleton school board candidates for 2019? 16.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
LPS has four candidates for two at-large board seats. Jessica Roe didn't return The Post's questionnaire.
Who are the Jeffco school board candidates for 2019? 16.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Jeffco has two candidates for each of two open seats.
Who are the Boulder Valley school board candidates for 2019? 16.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Three out of four available seats on the BVSD board have only one candidate. Richard Garcia is running unopposed for District G, Kathy Gebhardt will take the District C seat and Stacey Zis will represent District D.
Abortion medication to be available at California's college health centers under new law 12.10.2019 LA Times: Health

California will become the first state in the nation to require public universities to provide access to abortion pills on campus under a bill signed by Gov.

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Five Colorado universities join amicus brief asking Supreme Court to protect DACA 9.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
More than 150 universities from across the country joined an amicus brief filed Friday in the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the Obama-era program that has allowed about 17,000 Coloradans and hundreds of thousands of others brought to the country illegally as children to have a legal presence.
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Protests planned worldwide Friday calling for action on climate change 20.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Protests, walkouts are planned worldwide Friday calling for action on climate change in a youth-led movement for renewable energy, carbon-neutral goals

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The Global Climate Strike could make history. Here's what you need to know 20.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

On Friday, 5,000 youth-led demonstrations in 156 countries — 100-plus in California — will demand government action to end reliance on fossil fuels.

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New St. Thomas dean ready to take on region's diverse health care needs 12.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
MayKao Hang’s life experiences were vital to her as CEO of the Wilder Foundation. They’ll be equally important as she prepares to take over as founding dean of the University of St. Thomas College of Health.
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Letters to the Editor: Another year of high school math isn't a 'barrier' to Cal State 10.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

We use quantitative reasoning in multiple aspects of our lives; a Cal State proposal to enhance it among admitted freshmen boosts opportunity for all.

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Built by steel, baked by the sun: Pueblo is steeped in tradition, but a new leader hopes to grow this southern Colorado city 1.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Two Denver Post reporters, a photographer and an editor visited Pueblo to talk to residents and local leaders about the issues that matter to them.
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Op-Ed: New rules from the Trump administration will hurt El Paso shooting victims 23.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Immigrants, including some of the El Paso shooting victims, already have less access to healthcare, and new rules will worsen the situation.

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Why do scooters crash so often? Tiny tires don’t help 17.8.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Small tires are one of several scooter safety concerns, along with unsafe riding and a lack of rules enforcement, as the city prepares to launch a permanent scooter program.
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Opinion: The disturbing signs of anti-Jewish bias in the state's proposed model for ethnic studies classes 9.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Public high schools in California should teach ethnic studies. But a draft of the model curriculum the state is developing carries more than a whiff of anti-Jewish bias.

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Op-Ed: Ending DACA would violently disrupt many public classrooms 28.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

I am a teacher with DACA status. Ending DACA would irreparably harm my community and worsen the teacher shortage.

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This Supreme Court case made school district lines a tool for segregation 25.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Today, "inequality is endemic" in America's public schools, according to a new report.
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Wayne Knox dies: Longest serving Colorado House representative was 92 23.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Wayne Knox, the longest-serving legislator in the Colorado House of Representatives, has died at 92.
Alaska is reeling from budget cuts, even as governor wants to pay each resident $3,000 19.7.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The cuts allow Alaska to pay each resident $3,000 a year from the state's famed oil fund

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Professors and Students Unite to Oppose Cuts to Lebanon’s Only Public University 13.7.2019
A six-week strike by teachers has bolstered a movement against proposed austerity measures.
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Higher education groups worldwide warn of 'climate emergency,' U.N. reports 11.7.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Networks and organizations representing more than 7,000 institutions of higher and further education around the world have signed a letter declaring "a climate emergency" and committing to tackle it, the U.N. environment agency said Wednesday.

United Nations Environment Program representative Sam...

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