Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist who sparked student protests across the globe, had this to tell the UN General Assembly in New York: “People are suffering. People are dying. Entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction. And all you can talk about is money and fairytales of eternal economic growth.”
The Colorado Media Project, a coalition fighting to give journalism a future, plans to push legislation next year to save local news in Colorado.
Trump Boasts of Booming Jobs Creation, But Thousands of Coloradans Have Lost Their Jobs Since He Took Office
Republican President Donald Trump has trumpeted his purported success in U.S. jobs creation, touting the unemployment rate falling to a 3.5 percent half-century low as the economy created 136,000 jobs last month.
Given the repellent effect Trump has toward election-deciding independent voters in Colorado, and failed U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman’s post-election declaration that Trump caused him to lose his swing district last year, you’d expect more Colorado Republicans to start jumping off the Trump ship, at least here in Colorado.
By Arriana Belkin and Anna Crawford, on behalf of the Colorado 16
For those of you who may not listen to conservative talk radio, here’s a glimpse into the bubbled world of KVOR in Colorado Springs.
Gina Martínez Valentín is a co-author of this opinion.