A few years ago, massive protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock changed the popular narrative about what climate activism looked like. The protests made clear that ramming dangerous pipelines through vulnerable communities wasn’t going to be easy anymore.
A Denver protest of the killing of Minnesota resident George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers included numerous incidents of violence Thursday evening. Although most of the several hundred attendees left before dark, the conflict continued into the night. Eventually officers deployed tear gas canisters and pepper bullets on smaller but vocal and sometimes antagonistic groups remaining near Civic Center Park.
In Fundraising Email to “Fight Propaganda,” Colo GOP Leader Understates COVID Hospitalizations by Half
In a political fundraising email sent yesterday, statehouse Minority Leader Patrick Neville (R-Castle Rock) underreported the number of Coloradans hospitalized with coronavirus by half. He claims “fewer than 900 people” have had hospital stays, but publicly available state data put the total at over 2,000.
A group of progressive organizations rallied today in protest of Sen. Cory Gardner’s (R-Colo.) fluid stances on national and local policy debates with a yoga class in front of his Denver office.
In the era of Donald Trump, it seems like there’s a rally, march, or protest for everyone. Check out this list of upcoming events to find yours.
On Friday, Donald Trump will officially become the 45th president of the United States, and as most Coloradans demonstrated on Election Day, they’re not too happy about it.