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Carroll: All the reasonable — non-racist — reasons to oppose allowing halfway houses in every neighborhood 2.7.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
The slogan “defund the police” has a twin you may not be familiar with. It’s “eliminate incarceration.” And it’s being invoked in Denver to promote a controversial change in the zoning code intended to disperse community corrections throughout residential areas.
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AP Analysis: What Trump leaves unspoken carries consequences 1.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
President Donald Trump seems to rarely leave a thought unspoken. Of late, though, it is increasingly clear there are things Trump won’t say -- and they are tied to the most important issues of his presidency: coronavirus, racism and Russia.
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The housing policy that’s turning back gentrification 30.6.2020 Current Issue
In the wake of COVID-19, some California cities are introducing tenant protections.
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China cuts Uighur births with IUDs, abortion, sterilization 30.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The Chinese government is taking draconian measures to slash birth rates among Uighurs and other minorities as part of a sweeping campaign to curb its Muslim population, even as it encourages some of the country’s Han majority to have more children.
Elijah McClain is becoming a household name. His mother is hurt that it’s taken so long. 27.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
Elijah McClain has been dead for almost a year, but he only became a household name after George Floyd was killed by police in Minneapolis, sparking protests in Colorado and across the world. Sheneen McClain spoke to The Denver Post about her grief for her son and how much it hurt her to see locals show up in force for Floyd but not for Elijah.
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With a jab at Trump, Pelosi unveils new “Obamacare’ bill 25.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Flicking a dismissive jab at President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a plan Wednesday to expand “Obamacare," even as Trump's administration is about to file arguments in a Supreme Court case to strike it down.
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Letters: The fight for and against density in east Denver (6/21/20) 21.6.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
The fight for and against density in east Denver Re: “Singled out,” June 14 opinion column
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of June 15-21 21.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Working from home: The pros, cons and potential pitfalls of it becoming permanent 21.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
As the coronavirus outbreak has persisted, productivity hasn't taken a big hit, and a large percentage of workers actually prefer skipping the commute.
12 bills Colorado lawmakers passed in 2020 that you should know about 19.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
During a historic 84-day session, Colorado lawmakers passed a slew of major legislation -- some of it so early on that it might feel like it happened in a different session.
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Senate GOP proposes policing changes in “Justice Act” 17.6.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Senate Republicans unveiled proposed changes to police procedures and accountability Wednesday, countering Democratic policing legislation with a bill that stays clear of federal mandates.
Bosselman: Denver built its neighborhoods around racist housing policies. But “neighborhood defenders” refuse change. 14.6.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
In cities across America, thousands have taken to the streets to protest the death of George Floyd and other unarmed black men killed by police officers. As these protests focus on police violence, Denver is developing new plans for its neighborhoods. Yet the city’s approach to getting community feedback is outdated. Unless it changes radically, the housing crisis certainly will worsen. This broken engagement process will also keep alive the lines of segregation and poverty that have persisted since the Klu Klux Clan first shaped the city’s zoning policies in the 1920s. And there is an alternative. Seattle offers an example that could help Denver better learn what people in the city want as it works to solve some of its toughest problems.
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Colorado’s historic police reform bill one step away from being signed into law 13.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
A bill that promises to bring historic changes to policing in Colorado passed the House on Friday afternoon, likely leaving one last step before it can be signed into law.
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House committee gives Colorado cops more time on changes, adds ban on carotid control holds 11.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
A House committee amended Colorado's police accountability and reform bill to give law enforcement more time to implement some changes and added a ban on carotid control holds before voting to support the bill at midnight Wednesday.
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Trump eyes racial equality debate through economic lens 10.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
In his comments since George Floyd died, President Donald Trump has shared lots of opinions about the need for “law and order,” about fighting crime and the dangerous ideas of the “liberal left.” When it comes to addressing racism, not so much.
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COVID-19 rules threaten parents’ bonds with their kids in foster care 7.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Because of the coronavirus, parents of children in foster care have missed out on visits that are critical not only for bonding but also for convincing caseworkers and judges that they are ready to get their kids back.
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Pentagon-Trump clash breaks open over military use against protests 4.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
President Donald Trump’s Pentagon chief shot down his idea of using troops to quell protests across the United States, then reversed course on pulling part of the 82nd Airborne Division off standby in an extraordinary clash between the U.S. military and its commander in chief.
Mark Esper says no military for protests as standby troops leave 3.6.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday he opposes using military forces for law enforcement in containing current street protests, tamping down threats from President Donald Trump, who had warned states he was willing to send troops to “dominate” the streets.
Trump declares he’s president of law and order, warns of military deployment as protests resume 2.6.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Amid racial unrest across the nation, President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to deploy the United States military to American cities to quell a rise of violent protests.
The Spot: Gov. Polis’ lifeline to ballot campaigns, weaponized public records and the legislature reconvenes 22.5.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
It’s hard to understate the significance of the governor’s recent executive order to allow ballot petitioners to collect signatures online and through the mail.
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