Secretary of State Scott Gessler has a Republican agenda and is trying to prevent Latinos and new citizens from voting on election day. At least that's the charge from a group of left-leaning advocacy organizations working to get Hispanic voters to the polls in Colorado. Gessler's office, however, i ... More >>
Update by Michael Roberts: We've now go more details about the vote yesterday that averted a possible strike by 2,300 janitors working in the Denver area. According to the Service Employees International Union Local 105, the vote in favor of the four-year pact, which was tentatively reached less th ... More >>
Chants of "Si se puede!" and "Justice!" filled the air yesterday as downtown janitors marched on 16th Street for better conditions and voted to authorize a potential strike. The contract for almost 2,300 Denver janitors will expire at the end of June, and after four weeks of negotiation with contrac ... More >>
What would comprehensive immigration reform look like if the Feds got off their duffs?
An image from ColoradoImmigrant.org featuring participants from a previous event.Yesterday, Denver Public Schools announced on a ban on all work-related travel to Arizona due to the recent passage of a controversial immigration bill that Republican gubernatorial hopeful Scott McInnis digs and ... More >>
A Flickr photoRobert Redford, who's probably had some work done.Today and tomorrow, political heavy hitters of the progressive persuasion throughout the region are meeting at the Colorado History Museum as part of the 2009 Western Summit, sponsored by Project New West, an organization that de ... More >>
Mike Coffman On Wednesday, an agreement was reached by a trio of local watchdog groups and representatives of Mike Coffman, Colorado's Secretary of State, that reinstated the voting rights of around 30,000 people whose names were purged from the state's rolls -- but they'll have to vote provisiona ... More >>
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