User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-Regional
Category: Social Justice
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Letters: Cramming for the school-choice exam; The climate battle reaches inside the state Capitol (1/19/20) 20.1.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Cramming for the school-choice exam Re: “Starting off on the right foot,” Jan. 12 commentary
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Thousands gather for Women’s March rallies across the US 19.1.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Thousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday as part of the nationwide Women's March rallies focused on issues such as climate change, pay equity, reproductive rights and immigration.
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Why a wildlife biologist became a social justice advocate 16.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Sergio Avila, known prominently for his jaguar research, shifted his focus to equity in the outdoors.
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Questions of racism linger as Harry, Meghan step back 14.1.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Britain’s pragmatic queen brokered a deal Monday to secure the future of the monarchy, charting a course for Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, that allows them to live part time in Canada while still remaining firmly tied to the House of Windsor.
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McMillin: This decade recognize women as equals with an Equal Rights Amendment 11.1.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
In the grand tradition of year-end retrospection and introspection, I looked back decades. And as we step into this new year, I have a specific wish: to see women recognized as equals to men in the U.S. Constitution.
CNN settles lawsuit with Kentucky teen from March for Life demonstration 8.1.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
CNN has settled a lawsuit with a Kentucky teen who claimed media organizations falsely labeled him as a racist following a well-publicized encounter with a Native American last year at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.
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How Andy Warhol painted the West 6.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The artist challenged ideas of masculinity but fell short of addressing racism.
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A 41-year-old law designed to protect Native American families is under attack. Here’s what that means for Colorado’s tribes. 5.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A legal battle over the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act is brewing in federal courts, and Coloradans are joining the fight in support of Native Americans.
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Migrant labor activists win lawsuit for foreign shepherds 31.12.2019 Current Issue
Ranchers must now bring in immigrant sheepherders under permanent visas.
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Kristof: Why 2019 has been the best year in human history 29.12.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Why 2019 Has Been the Best Year in Human History
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Blow: Remembering the poor on Christmas 23.12.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
This Christmas, please remember the poor, the people whose lives took a turn, those starting over, the fractured families, those working hard but not quite getting ahead.
Young Indigenous activists lead climate justice action in Alaska 19.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Two Alaska Native teenagers pushed for a resolution declaring a climate emergency – and decision-makers listened.
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Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019 17.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A sharecropper's son who rose through the seats of power to become one of the nation's most influential voices. A Republican who went on to lead the U.S. Supreme Court's liberal wing. A lauded writer who brought to light stories overshadowed by prejudice.
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When post-9/11 racism haunts an American family 12.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In Laila Lalami’s new book, a Moroccan-American family seeks a sense of belonging in California.
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Colorado climate activists protest by spreading disinformation 11.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
But will the prank tactics ultimately damage their cause?
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Greta Thunberg named Time’s person of the year 11.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was named Time’s youngest “person of the year” on Wednesday.
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Letters: Nothing merry for the hungry; Let’s look at life expectancy in those Democratic cities (12/10/19) 11.12.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Nothing merry for the hungry Re: “688,000 will lose food stamp benefits under new work rules,” Dec. 5 news story The Trump administration is proposing new work requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP program, formerly called food stamps. This is a very bad public policy proposal. First, almost three-quarters of a million […]
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At Nike, employees march to protest support for Alberto Salazar 10.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Hundreds of Nike employees, angered both by the company’s steadfast support of disgraced running coach Alberto Salazar and by its treatment of female employees and sponsored athletes, protested their employer Monday at its headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon.
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Party favors: Should parties pick candidates before voters do? 9.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The 2018 battle over New Mexico’s most conservative district shows just how undemocratic politics can be.
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Undocumented farmworkers could get citizenship from a new bill in Congress 4.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A United Farm Worker organizer reveals the political strategy behind the scenes.
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