User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-Regional
Category: Social Justice
Last updated: Oct 15 2019 23:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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No relief from fracking industry on Colorado’s Front Range 15.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Advocates hope new laws will bring changes, but they aren’t seeing much yet.
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Ask Amy: Family wrestles with accusation of racism 15.10.2019 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Dear Amy: Last summer, my 10-year-old son learned a racial epithet (the "n word") from listening to his favorite music and watching his favorite basketball videos.
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PHOTOS: Four Directions All Nations march and rally, in Denver Colorado 13.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Four Directions All Nations march and rally was held on October 12, 2019 in Denver, Colo.
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PHOTOS: Greta Thunberg joins Denver climate protest 12.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Hundreds gathered in Denver’s Civic Center on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, for a climate protest featuring, among others, climate activist Greta Thunberg. The event was organized by a diverse group, including the International Indigenous Youth Council, Fridays for Future, Youth Climate Strikes U.S., 350 Colorado, Greenpeace and Extinction Rebellion Denver and was held shortly after a Sept. 20 climate strike.
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Crowd rallies in Denver’s Civic Center to hear teen climate activist Greta Thunberg 12.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Hundreds of people are gathering in Denver's Civic Center Friday for a climate protest featuring teen climate activist Greta Thunberg, whose fiery remarks last month during the United Nations climate change conference made her an international hero.
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Turkey begins offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria after U.S. forces pull back 10.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Turkey launched airstrikes, fired artillery and began a ground offensive against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria on Wednesday after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, paving the way for an assault on forces that have long been allied with the United States.
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Guest Commentary: Our foremothers taught us an important lesson: Speak up, show up, shape history 8.10.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
We have a lot to be proud of – and yet, we have a lot to do. More than ever, it’s time to influence history again and create new opportunities by voting, by getting involved and by caring about what’s happening in our state.
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Hong Kong protester shot as China marks its 70th anniversary 1.10.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
In a fearsome escalation of violence, Hong Kong police shot a protester at close range in the chest Tuesday, leaving the teenager bleeding and howling on the ground. Tens of thousands joined anti-government demonstrations that spread across the semi-autonomous Chinese territory even as Communist leaders in Beijing celebrated 70 years in power.
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Denver drag show for children endures amid demonstrations 30.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A monthly Denver drag show for children gained momentum Sunday, drawing more than 100 participants despite demonstrations outside pitting "antifa" activists against "Colorado Proud Boys" and religious critics of gender-bending dress-up activity.
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Rival protests draw attention, increased security outside an all-ages drag show at a Denver comic book store 27.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
A monthly all-ages drag show in Denver that launched in April is attracting attention from protestors and counter-protestors as it grows, but organizers said they don't condone either and just want to provide a safe space for kids.
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Community members, activists, gather at Commerce City park, call for shut down of nearby refinery 27.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Community members and organizers threw a fiesta in a Commerce City park Thursday night, singing and dancing to live Mariachi music, and calling for the nearby Suncor oil refinery to shut down. 
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PHOTOS: Climate protesters block Denver streets 24.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Members of the group Extinction Rebellion Denver marched and blocked traffic in a preplanned act of civil disobedience along Speer Boulevard in downtown Denver on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019.
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5 climate activists arrested in Denver after traffic-blocking protests 23.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Police arrested five climate change activists who were blocking intersections in downtown Denver as part of a protest Monday morning.
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Anti-ICE protest underway, marching from Denver park to Aurora facility 21.9.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Anti-ICE protesters are marching down Colfax Avenue from City Park in Denver to the GEO Group ICE facility in Aurora.
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Guest Commentary: Youth climate movement puts ethics at the center of the global debate 21.9.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Even if you’ve never heard of Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish environmentalist who crossed the Atlantic on a sailboat to attend a Sept. 23 United Nations summit on the climate, you may have heard about the student-led Global Climate Strike she helped inspire, planned for Friday, Sept. 20.
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Millions of youth worldwide strike for climate action 21.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
In one of the largest youth-led demonstrations in history, millions of people from Manhattan to Mumbai took to the streets around the globe on Friday, their chants, speeches and homemade signs delivering the same stern message to world leaders: Do more to combat climate change. And do it faster.
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Protest held at house of GEO Aurora Detention Center warden 20.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Abolish ICE Denver held a protest Thursday evening at the home of the warden of GEO Aurora Detention Center.
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“We have failed you”: CSU’s new president announces plan to address racism on campus in wake of blackface controversy 20.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The uproar on the Fort Collins campus began nearly two weeks ago after a photograph of four CSU students in blackface started making the rounds on social media. Some students were outraged that CSU administrators declined to punish the involved students, saying they were protected by the First Amendment.
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Colorado children, activists to stage rallies across state as part of youth-led Global Climate Strike 19.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Dozens of youth-led rallies will take place across Colorado, and more throughout the country and around the world, beginning Friday and stretching into next week, all part of the Global Climate Strike initiative timed to coincide with Monday's U.N. Climate Action Summit in New York City.
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Outlawed app Telegram emerges as key tool for Russian protesters 15.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Anti-government protesters in Russia are increasingly relying on an encrypted and officially banned messaging app to pass on information in critical situations.
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