Fidel Ramos

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Five great Colorado whistleblowers

    Philip Van Cise​This week's cover story, "A Dam Shame," looks into the controversy generated by a state dam inspector named John Redding, who raised concerns about ethical violations inside the Colorado Department of Natural Resources--and ended up paying a high price for his concern. People w ... More >>

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    October 28, 2010

    Fidel Ramos: The death of a prison activist

    Fidel Ramos.​Fidel Ramos was a criminal and a drug addict. He was also a smart and fearless man who had a central role in forcing the State of Colorado to transform its prisons from hellholes into something more humane. Ramos, who died of a brain hemorrhage at Sterling Correctional Facility la ... More >>

  • News

    January 2, 2003

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of January 2, 2003

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    December 19, 2002

    Death on the Installment Plan

    Medical neglect, chronic disease, a hepatitis epidemic. Some Colorado prisoners pay for their crimes with their lives.

  • News

    July 3, 1997

    Safely Behind Bars

    Prison life didn't suit prominent inmate activist Fidel Ramos, but parole was even worse.

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    July 25, 1996

    The Committed

    The state pours millions of dollars--and controversial social theory--into a prison for mentally ill felons.