People Power

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
A coalition of environmental organizations this week filed a motion to preserve the groundbreaking ban on fracking enacted by Longmont, Colorado voters in 2012. Our Health Our Future Our Longmont , Food & Water Watch , Sierra Club , and Earthworks , represented by the University of Denver Law Clinic, appealed a July ruling by a Colorado judge...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
In the largest of such efforts by a single university's faculty to date, 245...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Like Robin Hood, the "Nuns on the Bus" show up when you need them. First it was...

Further

Fed up with Open Carry Texas freaks hauling assault rifles in with them to buy lunch, about 500 Texas musicians held the first Open Carry Guitar Rally, marching while packing a giddy array of instruments and singing a repertoire from Steve Earle to Outkast to Star-Spangled Banner. Part of a broader Guitars For Guns campaign - shades of Woody Guthrie - the event was perfect for Texas, one sage explained, where "a bizarre phallic obsession is just part of your DNA...The guitar obsessives are the...

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