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Why are the billionaires always laughing?

Because they know the corporate media will never call bullshit on their bullshit.

Why are the billionaires laughing?

It’s easy to laugh when the corporate press treats you as a glorious success instead of the epitome of a broken social order. Billionaires laugh because they know the corporate media prefers to fawn over them rather than hold them to account.

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'Protect Us': Colorado High School Students Post Video Pleading With Local Authorities to Ban Fracking

"We shouldn't be afraid for our health when we step outside our own houses," says one of the students in the video. 

Brett Wilkins ·


'Far Past Time' to Abolish the Electoral College, Progressives Say as Colorado Approves National Popular Vote Compact

"Our nation spent a stressful four days wondering who our next president would be, despite the clear fact that Joe Biden won the popular vote by millions."

Jake Johnson ·


The Email and the Election

A few examples from two senders follow but their emails are nothing more than representative of the dozens that arrive each day during the election season.

Christopher Brauchli ·


Trump Plan for Pre-Election ICE Raids Condemned as Xenophobic and Cruel 'Publicity Stunt'

"President Donald Trump, in need of another dose of fear to keep his sputtering reelection bid afloat, is now, officially, throwing the kitchen sink of chauvinism at American voters."

Kenny Stancil ·


Warning 'Patently False' Information 'Will Sow Confusion,' Federal Judge Blocks Postal Service From Sending Mailers to Colorado Voters

"The USPS must stop sending misinformation to Colorado voters," said Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold.

Jake Johnson ·


Condemning 'Attempt at Voter Suppression,' Colorado Sues DeJoy Over Misleading Postal Service Mailers

"The importance of this election, combined with the fact it is being held amidst a national pandemic, further heightens the need to provide correct voting information to Coloradans."

Jake Johnson ·


In Blow to Trump and Win for Bears, Federal Appeals Court Upholds Endangered Species Protections for Yellowstone Grizzlies

 "This decision solidifies the belief of numerous wildlife advocates and native tribes that protecting grizzly bears should be based upon science and the law and not the whims of special interest groups."

Andrea Germanos ·



Sunrise Movement Says Wins by Corporate Democrats Like McGrath and Hickenlooper Must Be 'Moment of Reckoning' for Progressives

"These were not races that progressives could afford to sit out, but too many organizations did."

Jessica Corbett ·


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