User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-Regional
Category: Social Justice
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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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How a divided left is losing the battle on abortion 2.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
For years, abortion rights supporters like Wood believed the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court ruling had delivered their ultimate goal, the right to reproductive choice. Now they are grappling with a new reality: Nationwide access to abortion is more vulnerable than it has been in decades.
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Guest Commentary: This Black Friday, a slew of popular gifts will come with unfair forced arbitration 29.11.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
I feel it’s my duty to warn Colorado’s holiday shoppers of the dangers you probably have no idea come with many of those gifts -- forced arbitration policies.
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Economic giants drive income inequality in a second Gilded Age 27.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Can we look to history for reform ideas in the age of big tech robber barons?
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‘This is a human tragedy and an ecological tragedy’ 22.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
At a protest in Organ Pipe, border communities fight Trump’s wall.
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For trans activists, recent setbacks temper long-term hopes 20.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Amid their annual vigils for transgender homicide victims, trans rights activists in the U.S. are trying to maintain long-term optimism even as many hard-won protections are under threat.
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Campus under siege as Hong Kong police battle protesters 19.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Police tightened their siege of a university campus where hundreds of protesters remained trapped overnight Tuesday in the latest dramatic episode in months of protests against growing Chinese control over the semi-autonomous city.
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Letters: Long-term benefits of ownership; Occupancy limit unfair; GI Bill needs adequate funding (11/14/19) 14.11.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Long-term benefits of ownership Re: “Millennials should be happy they’re stuck renting,” Nov. 11 commentary It appears the study left out the tax advantages of owning, among other concerns. In the past, nearly all homebuyers benefited from deductible mortgage interest. In today’s world it takes a hefty mortgage to make that deduction useful. Clearly, some […]
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Why are Govs. Inslee and Brown fighting the youth climate cases? 13.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Settling with the young activists could be an important tool for climate action.
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California could have helped low-income residents weather PG&E blackouts 7.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The state had a program — and $72 million — but hardly anyone applied.
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California designated millions for disadvantaged communities to access solar batteries 7.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The problem is, not a single residential installation has taken place.
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When disaster strikes, Indigenous communities receive unequal recovery aid 6.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
U.S. citizens recovering from natural disasters receive $26 per person, per year from the federal government. Tribal citizens? Just $3.
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Racism, white fragility and cluelessness: “Flame Broiled. or the ugly play” tackles it all 2.11.2019 Denver Post: Entertainment
Review: Local Theater Company's "Flame Broiled. or the ugly play" at the Dairy Arts Center in Boulder, written and directed by Rodney Hicks.
Congresswoman Katie Hill’s exit prompts question of equity amid scandal 29.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The resignation of a female Democratic congresswoman over a consensual, sexual relationship with a campaign aide has sparked questions about whether women are held to higher standards in public life.
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